Adrian Ohmer is an investment director at The Kresge Foundation. He joined the foundation in 2020.
Previously, Adrian served as senior manager of private equity at UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, where he was involved with managing investments for the largest purchaser of retiree healthcare in the United States and oversaw the Trust’s investments in diverse and emerging managers.
He has also held positions with Invest Detroit Ventures and Goldman Sachs.
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Adrian earned a juris doctorate from The University of Michigan Law School and a bachelor’s of science in foreign service from Georgetown University.
Adrian is the recipient of the 2021 Crain’s Detroit Notable LGBTQ in Business, the 2019 Rising Star Award from the National Association of Investment Companies, the 2015 Up & Coming Investor of the Year Award from the Michigan Venture Capital Association, and was recognized in 2023 as one of the industry’s next generation of chief investment officers by Chief Investment Officer magazine.
He serves on board of directors for the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA), the only global organization dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of LPs and their beneficiaries through best-in-class education, research, advocacy and events. He also serves on the investment advisory board for the University of Michigan Accelerate Blue Fund.