William Blair
William Blair, 150 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, USA

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Event Date Wed Oct 24 EDT - Thu Oct 25 EDT (about 3 years ago)
Location William Blair
150 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
Region Americas

NAIC's Annual Private Equity and Hedge Fund Conference brings together institutional investors, CIOs, investment managers, consultants, and others in the private equity and hedge fund industry to discuss current investment strategies and research, as well as explore collaborative deals.

This year, the conference titled The Crossroads of Commerce and Capital, this will be an engaging and insightful event that is not to be missed. Attended by leading general partners, chief investment officers, limited partners, and influential decision-makers, a plethora of timely and relevant topics discussions will be covered by knowledgeable panelists from throughout the private equity and hedge fund industry.


2018 Speakers

Christopher Ailman
Chief Investment Officer, California State Teachers' Retirement System

Kristina Blaschek
Director of Business and Technology Solutions, William Blair & Company

Stephanie G. Braming
Partner, Global Head of William Blair Investment Management, William Blair & Company

Kelly Chesney
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Pluscios Management LLC

Michele A. Chow-Tai
Director and Head of Buisness Development, Fairview Capital Partners

Ellen-Blair Chube
Partner, Managing Director & Client Service Officer, William Blair & Company

Jr. James F. Clayborne
State Senator

Dan Connolly
Managing Director, William Blair & Company

John R. Ettelson
President and CEO, William Blair & Company

Nili Gilbert
CFA, CAIA, Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager, Matarin Capital

Brent Gledhill
Global Head of Investment Banking, William Blair & Company

Robert L. Greene
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Investment Companies

José Guzmán
Private Equity Investment Officer, The City of New York Office of the Comptroller

José Guzmán
Private Equity Investment Officer, The City of New York Office of the Comptroller

Michael Hubbard
Research Analyst, William Blair & Company

Von Hughes
JD, MPP, CAIA, Managing Director, PAAMCO

Jr. Emil Jones
President and CEO, Strategic International Group

Meredith A. Jones
Partner & Head of Emerging Manager Research, Aon Hewitt

Teresa Mackintosh
CEO, Trintech

Juan J. Martinez
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Knight Foundation

O' Kelly E. McWilliams III
Member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Martin H. Nesbitt
Founder & Co-CEO, The Vistria Group

Alain Nono
Vice President, Technology Investment Banking Group, William Blair & Company

André Rice
President, Muller & Monroe Asset Management, LLC

Jacqui Robertson
Head of Talent, Diversity, and Inclusion, William Blair & Company

Jr. John W. Rogers
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Ariel Investments

Juan A. Sabater
Partner, Valor Equity Partners

Dhvani Shah
Chief Investment Officer, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

Alfred Sharp
Managing Director, Muller & Monroe Asset Management, LLC

Rendel L. Solomon
Principal, Muller & Monroe Asset Management, LLC

Stephen Usher
Partner, Head of External Relations, Standard General L.P.

Jr. Jacob Walthour
Chief Executive Officer, Blueprint Capital Advisors

Margot Wirth
Director of Private Equity, CalSTRS

Ray Whiteman
Managing Partner, Stellex Capital Management LP

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors and Partners

• Vista Equity Partners
• William Blair

• Clear Lake Capital
• Colley

• GCM Grosvenor
• Grain Management
• ICV Partners
• Kirkland & Ellis
• Mintz Levin
• Palladium
• Pharos
• Siris
• Sycamore Partners
• Valor Equity Partners

• Blackstone
• Covington

• American Investment Council
• AT&T
• Harbour Vest