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Private Equity Training 2017-09-05T15:45:50+00:00

Our THINKnetwork Contributers are Lecturers, Strategic Thought Leaders, and Industry Experts to the Program.

We are current executives and experienced deal practitioners providing thoughtful career related insights into M&A, Private Equity and Strategic Investments.

R. Park, Currently – Principal
Insights: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Banking
Experience: 16 years within Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity. Global Mergers & Acquisitions completed across the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe.  Actively involved in advisory and board roles within education and for profit sectors.

  • Currently:
    • Principal at Pelican Growth Holdings
    • Dean’s Advisory Board at Boston University
  • Prior:
    • Head of M&A and Venture Fund (HR Tech Fund), Indeed / Recruit Holdings
    • Partner at Poudre Valley Capital, a private equity firm
    • Vice President at Automatic Data Processing (Nasdaq: ADP), a Fortune 300 technology firm, focused on Mergers & Acquisitions and Commercial transactions
    • UBS Investment Bank and GE Capital

Education: Northwestern University (Kellogg MBA)

I. Gan, Currently – Head of Strategic Development and M&A – China
Insights:  Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Banking
Experience: 10 years at Mattel, Cummins, Merrill Lynch
Education: Northwestern University (Kellogg MBA)

B. Hinkle, Currently – Vice President
Insights: Private Equity

Experience: 15 years at Chicago Capital Partners, Intuit, Merrill Lynch Capital
Frequent MSNBC Contributor on Valuation and Investing
Education:  Northwestern University (Kellogg MBA)

R. Sultanian, Currently – Chief Executive Officer
Insights: Hedge Funds, Regulatory Compliance

Experience: 7 years at Predictive, PAAMCO, Sidley Austin, Groupon, Reyes Holdings
Education: Northwestern University (Dual Degree – Kellogg MBA / Pritzker School of Law JD)

A. Pinero, Currently – President
Insights: Capital Raising, Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Hedge Funds

Experience: 15 years at Groton Partners, Fundamental Advisors
Education: Georgetown University (McDonough MBA)

J. Kuncl, Currently – Group Head – Senior Vice President
Insights: Private Equity

Experience: 19 years at Byline Sponsor Finance, TFC Capital Funding, MFC Capital Funding, GE Capital
Education: Northwestern University (Kellogg MBA)

S. Pyo, Currently – Corporate Banking Officer
Insights: Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Banking, Corporate Banking
Experience: 15 years at JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, MX Viking Partners, Citigroup, Bear Stearns
Education:  UCLA (The Anderson School MBA)

E. Hamm, Currently – Director
Insights: Investment Banking, Private Equity

Experience: 16 years at JP Morgan and MUFG
Education: University of Chicago (Booth MBA)

S. Purdy, Currently – Managing Director
Insights: Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions

Experience: 15 years at KPMG, PWC, Dow Jones, Kaplan
Education: Yale University (School of Management MBA)

E. Kim, Currently – Principal
Insights: Investment Banking

Experience: 10 years at US Bank, Loop Capital Markets, Shattuck Hammond
Education: University of Chicago (Booth MBA)

S. Seamon, Currently – Senior Vice President, Associate Counsel
Insights: Mergers & Acquisitions, Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Experience: 16 years at Dexia Credit Local, Bingham McCutchen
Education: Emory University (Dual Degree – Goizueta MBA / School of Law JD)