Fairmont Dallas
Fairmont Dallas, 1717 N. Akard Street, Dallas, TX, USA

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Event Date Mon Dec 10 EST - Wed Dec 12 EST (almost 3 years ago)
Location Fairmont Dallas
1717 N. Akard Street, Dallas, TX, USA
Region Americas

Join 300+ of the industry's top investors and fund managers as they gather for intimate one-on-one networking. As we respect and value your time, our event brings together 40% LPs and 45% GPs and only allow senior level attendees for the most effective networking. Known for our ExecConnect program, our skilled conference producers and algorithm create meetings for you before you even step foot at the venue. Launched in 2010, these private 20-minute meetings have seen billions of dollars raised over 10,000 meetings at our events. This conference leverages the strength of Buyouts Magazine, Venture Capital Journal, Active LPs and who report on the alternative investment market.

Who Should Attend?
• Limited Partners / Investors / Allocators who invest in private partnerships
• Managers in the following categories: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Mezzanine & Senior Debt, Growth Equity, Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure
• Deal intermediaries who advise or manage deal flow opportunities in private capital
• Placement Agents / Fundraising advisors / intermediaries between GPs and LPs
• CEOs of venture- or private equity-backed private companies
• Corporate development executives who provide exit opportunities for private capital funds
• Private Real Estate Funds

Who Attends PartnerConnect Events?
Virtually every major Financial Sponsor and hundreds of LPs. Here are a sample of firms that have attended PartnerConnect events. For a sampling of some of the 4,000+ attendees in the last several years, click here.

• Harvard Management Company
• College of the Holy Cross Endowment
• Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
• The James Irvine Foundation
• UPS Group Trust


2018 Speakers

Keynote Speakers:

Alex Abell
Partner, Head of Research, RCP Advisors

Jerry Albright
Chief Investment Officer, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Ross Koenig
Vice President, Research, RCP Advisors

Steve LeBlanc
Co-Founder, CapRidge Partners

Shamoil Shipchandler
Regional Director, Fort Worth Regional Office, Securities & Exchange Commission

Mark Yusko
Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Morgan Creek Capital Management

Panel Speakers:

Christian Albert
Managing Partner, Bowside Capital

Lester Alexander III
Partner, Jefferson Capital Partners

Logan Alin
General Partner, Fin VC

John Baczewski
President, RE Fiduciary Services

David Baker
Managing Director, Capstone Headwaters

Stuart Bernstein
Director, CapRidge Partners

Marcus Berry
Investment Vice President, PGIM Real Estate

Heinz Blennemann
Principal, Blennemann Family Investments

Greg Bohlen
Managing General Partner, Union Grove Venture Partners

Sarah Bradley
Partner, Kainos Capital

Anthony Breault
Senior Investment Officer - Real Estate, Oregon State Treasury

Jason Bressler
Director, Mesa West Capital

Vaughn Brock
Investment Committee, Veritas Family Partners

Daryl Brown
Director - Private Markets Group, DuPont Capital Management Corporation

Catharine Burkett
Vice President, Director of Private Investments, LCG Associates, Inc

Guido Caranti
Managing Director, Cockrell Interests

Marc Cardillo
Managing Director, Real Assets Research, Cambridge Associates

Rafael Cofino
Partner, Great Hill Partners

Matt Cohen
Venture Partner, Capital Factory Fund

Kyle Cox
Managing Director, Post Oak Ventures

Bryan Cummings
Managing Director & Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage, D.A. Davidson & Co.

Jason Danley
Chief Operating Officer, Peak Capital Partners

Matt Den Bleyker
Senior Vice President – Research, Fund Evaluation Group

Vance Detwiler
President, Prescott Group

Phil Dur
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Peakspan Capital

Michael Elio
Partner, StepStone Group

David Felts
Managing Director, TM Capital Corp.

Richard Flohr
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, CrossHarbor Capital Partners

Shruti Gandhi
Partner, Array Ventures

Blair Garrou
Managing Director, Mercury Fund

Jonathan Gould
Vice President - Real Assets Consulting Group, Callan LLC

Liz Griggs
Managing Partner and CEO, Grantchester Group

Matt Hershey
Managing Director, Hodes Weill & Associates

Brett Hickey
Founder & CEO, Star Mountain Capital

Jud Hill
Managing Partner, Blue Star Capital

Peter Jarman
Managing Director, Cross Creek Advisors

Mathew Johnson
Partner, 500 Startups

Jed Johnson
Managing Director, Crow Holdings Capital Investment Partners

Justin Kaplan
Partner, Balance Point Capital

Doug Kelly
Partner, Farol Asset Management, LP

Ted Koros
Managing Director, BlackRock

Ted Kramer
President & CEO, Hammond Kennedy Whitney

Kevin Kujawski
President & CEO, Menlo Equities

Allen Latta
Managing Director, Campton Private Equity Advisors

Keith LeBlanc
Managing Director, Gulfstar Group

Michael Leifeste
Real Assets Portfolio Manager, Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust

Marc Lohser
Managing Director, HQ Capital

Tom Masthay
Director - Real Assets, Texas Municipal Retirement System

Whit Matthews
Senior Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Apurva Mehta
Managing Partner, Bay Capital Ventures

Felipe Mendoza
Managing Director, Aristos Ventures

Chris Miers
Principal, Bard Consulting

Josh Miller
Senior Vice President, NB Alternatives

Bart Molloy
Partner, Monument Group

David Mumert
Investment Director, Mount Vernon Investments

Michael OMalley
Senior Principal, COO & CFO, Pennybacker Capital, LLC

Jon Pettee
Managing Member, TriGate Capital

Art Robinson
Managing Director, Longbow Capital

Jay Rollins
Managing Principal & Co-Founder, JCR Capital

Aaron Rudberg
Managing Director, S2G Ventures

Jason Seats
Managing Partner, Techstars

Stefan Shaffer
Managing Partner, SPP Capital Partners

Ken Shoji, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, View Capital Advisors

Christopher Shonk
Partner, ATX Seed Ventures

David Sifford
Managing Director - Social Infrastructure, Tortoise Capital Advisors

Jim Snyder
Partner, Hammond Kennedy Whitney

Joshua Sobeck
Partner, 747 Capital

Scott Spielvogel
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, One Rock Capital Partners

Krishna Srinivasan
General Partner, LiveOak Venture Partners

Marcus Stewart
Managing Partner, Day4ward Capital, LLC

Nicholas Stone
Principal, Cyprium Partners

Marcus Stroud
Managing Partner, TXV Capital

Forrest Temple
Partner, Reynolds Capital Partners

Christine Tiseo
Managing Director, Lincoln International LLC

Kay Torshen
Chief Investment Officer, Torshen Capital Management

Kyle Turner
Vice President – Director of Investments, Equus Capital Partners

Greg Van Guilder
Chief Investment Officer, ECMC Group

Ethan Vogelhut
Head of Buyout Investments Americas, Schroeder Adveq

Don Vollum
Managing Partner, Vista Ridge Capital Partners

Ross Walker
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Hawkins Way Capital

Elizabeth Weindruch
Managing Director, Barings

Alan Weinfeld
Partner, Gatewood Capital Partners

Jerry Wheeler
Director of Investments, Mt. Vernon Investments

Christina Wu
Investment Officer, Fort Worth Employees Retirement Fund

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsor and Partners:



• Kirkland & Ellis

• TriNet

• RICE Financial Products Company