The Carolina Inn
The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA

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Event Date Thu Mar 28 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location The Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Region Americas

Since 2008, the Alternative Investments Conference has served as a forum for private equity, hedge fund, venture capital, and other alternative asset professionals to network, share ideas, and stay abreast of industry trends. The conference provides insights into current topics in alternative investments as well as the opportunity to meet and learn from some of the most influential industry leaders.


2019 Speakers


Mark Anson
CEO & CIO, Commonfund

Andrew Palmer
CIO, Maryland State Recruitment & Pension System

Lauren Dillard
Head of Investment Solutions, The Carlyle Group

Brad Coleman
Chairman Global Alternative Assets, Citigroup

Richard Chilton
CEO & CIO, Chilton Investment Company


Michael Buckius
CIO, Gateway Investment Advisers - Natixis

Chad Cleaver
Portfolio Manager, Driehaus Capital Management

Justin Lenarcic
Global Alternative Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo

Ryan Roderick
Partner, Partner Fund Management

Bret Batchelder
Managing Director, Cherokee

Dan Jacobs
Principal, CD&R

Christopher Walker
Principal, HarbourVest

Peter Bosman
Partner, Smith Anderson

Pete Keliuotis
EVP & Head of Alternatives, Callan

Ed McMahan
Managing Partner, Falfurrias Capital Partners

Davis Noell
Managing Director, Providence Equity

Sheryl Schwartz
Managing Director, Flexstone Partners

Ferdinand Seibert
Managing Director, Zurich Asset Management

John Stott
Managing Director, Landmark Partners

Rudy Stucke
Director Quantitative Research, Warburg Pincus

Michael Becker
Co-Founder, Plexus Capital

Jason Cunningham
Founder, Eaglehill Advisors

Tarik Dalton
Founder, Price Cameron Woods

John Fiscella
Principal, Oak Hill Advisors

Ashwin Krishnan
Co-Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Credit Partners

Tom Keck
Partner, Stepstone

Andrew Palmer
CIO, Maryland State Recruitment & Pension System

Julia Wittlin
Director, BlackRock Private Equity

Trey Dempsey
Partner, SilverCap Partners

Miguel Gonzalo
Partner & Head of Investment Strategies, Adams Street Partners

Tom Heneghan
CEO, Equity International

Tom Loughrey
President, FLOW Partners, LLC

Hadley Peer Marshall
MD-Infrastructure, Brookfield Asset Management

Charlie McNairy
CEO, International Farming Corporation

Cindy Esparraagoza
Program Manager, Girls Who Invest

Kara Helander
CDO, The Carlyle Group

Bryan Lewis
CIO, Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System

Brad Briner
CIO, Willett Advisors

Jon King
UNC Management Company

Andrew Palmer
CIO, Maryland State Recruitment & Pension System

Neal Triplett


Meredith Jones
Partner, Aon Hewitt

Peter Witte
Private Equity Strategic Analyst, Ernst & Young

Sylvia Owens
Global Private Credit Strategist, Aksia

Kristen Doyle
Partner, Aon Hewitt

Mike Brand
Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Peter Cornelius
Managing Director, AlpInvest Partners

Melissa Waller
Director of Public & Private Partnerships, Kenan Institute

Mike Elio
Partner, StepStone


Kevin Tunick
Vice President & Managing Director, UNCMC

David Mannheim
Partner, Nelson Mullins

David Jones
Co-Founder, Bull City Venture Partners

Barry Gonder
Senior Advisor, Grove Street

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• StepStone

• Adams Street Partners
• AIF Global
• AlpInvest Partners
• BroadVail Capital Partners
• EY
• Landmark Partners
• Northern Trust
• Plexus Capital
• UAI Foundation
• Wells Fargo

• Natixis

• Morgan Stanley
• Smith Anderson

• Echo
• IHS Markit
• Nelson Mullins
• Nottingham
• Robinson Bradshaw
• Schell Bray