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Event Date Wed Oct 27 UTC (about 1 month ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Oct 27 7:00am - Wed Oct 27 1:00pm
Location Virtual Event
Region All

The Midwest has become a draw for private equity and credit investors and portfolio companies. Meet leaders in the landscape to learn about trends in investing, mergers and acquisitions, business transformation, leadership, and talent development.


2021 Speakers

Shoshana Vernick
Managing Director, Avathon

Marisa Murillo
Partner, K&L Gates

Johara Farhadieh
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Illinois State Board of Investment

Angela Miller-May
Chief Investment Officer, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

Carey Davidson
Partner, Managing Director, and Head of Capital Markets, Monroe Capital LLC

Michelle Gross Kuhr
Managing Director, Riveron

Julie Howard
Chief Executive Officer, Riveron

Emma Gergen
Principal, Carlson Private Capital Partners

Ryan Nelson
CEO & Co-founder, Goby

Maggie Tatton
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP

Betsy Booth
Director, Twin Brook Capital Partners

Linsey Schoemehl Payne
Managing Partner, Marquette Associates

Julie Hawkins Canna
Senior Vice President, 50 South Capital

Erin L.
Vice President, Blue Sea Capital LLC

Cici Zheng
Principal, Parkergale

Kelly Cornelis
Partner & COO, LaSalle Capital

Sidney Dillard
Partner & Head of Corporate Investment Banking, Loop Capital Markets

Susan Gohman
Partner, Lightspring Capital Partners

Beth Haas
Partner, Cyprium Partners

Laurent Frecon
Partner, LFE Capital

Neal Graziano
Director of Investments, W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Juan Prieto, CAIA
Head of Alternative Investments, Mutual of Omaha

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors


• K&L Gates
• Riveron

• Ballard Spahr LLP
• Monroe Capital
• Marquette Associates
• Twin Brook Capital Partners
• Goby
• 50 South Capital