PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO

 
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About PEAC

 
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Overview

The Private Equity Association of Chicago (PEAC) is the premier professional organization for pre-MBA private equity professionals in Chicago. PEAC is affiliated with the Private Equity Association, a growing national organization that includes chapters in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

 
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Mission

The desired outcome of our organization is to foster an environment where young private equity professionals can learn from each other’s experiences, share industry knowledge and discuss career matters through social, educational and civic service oriented events.

 
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Funding

The Private Equity Association of Chicago is a non-profit organization that has traditionally been funded mainly via generous corporate sponsorships. PEAC greatly appreciates their continued support and therefore seeks to deliver commensurate value in educational, social and civic service opportunities to our members.

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ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS

A variety of educational, career oriented and social events for our members

  • Annual MBA Forum which includes a panel discussion among admissions representatives from top business schools
  • Civic service fair which presents members with various volunteer opportunities in and around the Chicago area
  • Continuing Education Events for our members to discuss the opportunities and challenges that the industry is currently facing and to teach various skills to aid in the evaluation of investment opportunities
  • Social events where members can form and cultivate relationships with other young professionals in the industry

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Private Equity Association of Chicago Board of Directors

Drew Nicholson (Co-President)New Harbor Capital

Alex Randall (Co-President), Wynnchurch Capital Partners

Adam Boudjemai, Shore Capital Partners

Spenser Brown, Madison Dearborn Partners

Jake Behringer, Wind Point Partners

Matt Orozco, Tilia Holdings

Michael Schmidt, Vistria

Matt Beck, Concentric Equity Partners

Alison Bulkley, Prairie Capital

Brian McGregor, Baird Capital

Shane Maloney, Vistria

John Mensing, Arbor Investments

Michael Lucente, Periscope Equity

Chris Waldock, Wynnchurch Capital Partners

Nick Bierley, Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Co.

Devon Naftzger, BDT & Company

Cole Pospesel, Wynnchurch Capital Partners

Andrew King, Pritzker Private Capital

Mason Sandy, CORE Industrial Partners

Sam Gage, Adams Street Partners

Imran Jumabhoy, Madison Dearborn Partners

Sandra Yamada, Pritzker Private Capital

Matt Munfakh, GTCR

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Member Firms

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Our Sponsors

 
 
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