Redefining the private equity CFO & COO role

As roles continue to evolve and responsibilities increase, private equity CFOs and COOs are charged with ensuring the firm’s finance and operations strategies are sound, up-to-date and compliant.

Whether you’re a seasoned finance and operating professional or new to the role, the CFOs & COOs Forum 2020 has been customized for you. No other industry-wide gathering exists for this community to explore how best to add value to the GP-LP partnership.

Join 600+ C-suite executives from the private equity and venture capital community at the Forum on January 22-23 to acquire strategic approaches for enhancing operating efficiency.

  • Join CFOs and COOs from large, mid-sized, small and start-up firms attending to influence the discourse on the current state of private equity.
  • COOs interested in how back office systems are evolving, will garner valuable perspective on process and procedure.
  • A diverse speaker faculty will provide expertise and highlight key methodologies for managing LP/GP relations, performance calculations, data management, fundraisingco-investing and more.
  • An examination of new tax legislation and developments in structuring and how it impacts firms’ financial and tax reporting.

Keynote speakers

Carl Thoma
Founder and Managing Partner, Thoma Bravo

Brien P. Smith
Managing Director, Neuberger Berman
Chief Operating Officer, Neuberger Berman Private Equity Division

 

William H. Hinman
Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Why you should attend the 2020 Forum


Finance

Get the key information guaranteed to impact financial processes and practices within your firm, at the largest annual gathering of private equity CFOs.


Operations

Gain unparalleled insight into operations opportunities, including identifying how to support improvements to the investment process at your firm.


Mid-Market Firms

Obtain the industry insights, best practices and proven solutions that have steered mid-market firms to redefine processes and drive their business forward.


PEI 300

Engage in timely discourse with the world’s foremost private equity firms, influential finance and operations executives, and decision makers in PE.

2020 Advisory Board Members

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Download your copy of the brochure to see confirmed keynotes, featured speakers, agenda highlights and a sample of confirmed attendees for the CFOs & COOs Forum, the definitive gathering to meet C-level finance and operations executives within private equity firms.

Confirmed attendees include:

Connect with your peers facing the same challenges in private equity—away from the hectic day-to-day responsibilities at the office—to cultivate a go-to list of confidants, advisors and champions in the industry, including CFOs, COOs, SVPs, Directors and other senior finance and operations executives.
ABRY Partners
ACON Investments
Advent International
AEA Investors
Audax Group
Bain Capital
Berkshire Partners
Bernhard Capital Partners
Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Brookfield Capital Partners
BV Investment Partners
Castlelake
Cornell Capital
Crestview Advisors
EnCap Investments
FFL Partners
Five Point Energy
General Atlantic
Genstar Capital
GI Partners
Goldman Sachs
Hellman & Friedman
HGGC
IFC Asset Management Co.
Insight Equity Partners
JLL Partners
KKR & Co.
Kohlberg & Co.
KSL Capital Partners
L Catterton
Leonard Green & Partners
LLR Partners
MidOcean Partners
Monitor Clipper Partners
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Multiples Alternate Asset Management
New Mountain Capital
NGP Energy Capital Management
Norwest Equity Partners
Nova Infrastructure
Palladium Equity Partners
Pantheon
Patria Finance
Pearl Energy Investments
Pritzker Private Capital
Providence Equity Partners
Quantum Energy Partners
Renewable Resources Group
Rhone Group
Ridgemont Equity Partners
The Riverside Company
Sequoia Capital
Silver Lake
Star Mountain Capital
The Sterling Group
TA Associates
Tailwater Capital
Thoma Bravo
TowerBrook Capital Partners
TPG Capital
Veritas Capital
Wynnchurch Capital

What our attendees say about the Forum

James Crossen

Managing Director, Finance, Apollo Global Management

The top conference I have attended. Very relevant topics, a great cast of characters and a diverse group of firms represented.

Kristine O'Connor

Managing Director and CFO, Franklin Park

The Forum is consistently the best conference for finance professionals in the private equity industry! The event offers meaningful content, knowledgeable speak…

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Shant Mardirossian

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Kohlberg & Company

A must attend conference for me. Plan to expand to other members of the Finance team.

Forum agenda

View each tab below to explore the 2020 agenda featuring insightful breakouts, panel discussions, working groups and networking opportunities for the leaders in finance and operations.

You can also download the CFOs & COOs Forum agenda here.

For speaking opportunities, contact Shamara Ray at shamara.r@peimedia.com.

Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Day 1 - Wednesday 22nd

Plenary session
07:45 - 08:30

Registration – continental breakfast

08:30 - 08:40

PEI welcome & chair’s introduction

08:40 - 08:45

Chair’s welcome

John Malfettone

John Malfettone, Chairman of the University of Connecticut Foundation and Former Senior Managing Director and CCO, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

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John Malfettone

Chairman of the University of Connecticut Foundation and Former Senior Managing Director and CCO, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

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08:45 - 09:30

Keynote interview

Carl Thoma, Toby Mitchenall

Keynote Interview
Carl D. Thoma, Founder and Managing Partner, Thoma Bravo

Interviewer
Toby Mitchenall, Senior Editor, Private Equity, PEI Media

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Carl Thoma

Founder and Managing Partner, Thoma Bravo

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Toby Mitchenall

Senior Editor, Private Equity, PEI Media

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09:30 - 10:30

7th annual global CFO and COO benchmarking survey results

Mike Lo Parrino, Thomas P. Duffy, Amy Knapp, Thomas Mayrhofer

In this session, we will review the results of the seventh annual survey of CFOs and COOs from across the globe. We’ve collected extensive data on people, processes, and planning for the future. The insight gained from the survey will provide the foundation for a robust discussion by an esteemed panel of CFOs and COOs representing a broad spectrum of private funds.

Moderator
Mike Lo Parrino, Financial Services Organization Private Equity Leader, Partner, EY

Panelists
Thomas P. Duffy, Partner & Chief Financial Officer, The Vistria Group
Amy Knapp, Chief Operating Officer, Corsair Capital
Thomas Mayrhofer, CFO and COO, EJF Capital, LLC

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Mike Lo Parrino

Financial Services Organization Private Equity Leader, Partner, EY

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Thomas P. Duffy

Partner & Chief Financial Officer, The Vistria Group

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Amy Knapp

Chief Operating Officer, Corsair Capital

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Thomas Mayrhofer

CFO and COO, EJF Capital, LLC

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10:30 - 11:00

Networking coffee break

Think tanks
11:00 - 12:00

Taking a deep dive on fundraising strategies - GPs only

  • Fundraising terms: is there room for creativity?
  • Has intensity and level of operational due diligence been front and center in your fundraising process?
  • Are you doing ILPA DDQs?
  • Examining what’s market and what isn’t
  • Length of fund extensions
  • Prioritizing which investor goes where when a firm has multiple funds in the market at the same time
  • LP expectations regarding co-investment
  • How do emerging manager programs fit into fundraising?
  • Importance of ESG to investors
  • Pros and cons of utilizing placement agents
  • Technological applications making fundraising more efficient
11:00 - 12:00

Cash management strategies and the use of LOCs - GPs only

  • Assessing effective cash management strategies
  • Use of lines of credit and its impact on performance
  • Impact of interest rates on temporary cash investments
  • What level of risk is acceptable?
  • What are firms putting in LPA?
11:00 - 12:00

Attracting and retaining finance professionals - GPs only

  • The challenge of attracting top talent
  • Exploring terms of compensation
  • Are recruitment challenges attributable to finding qualified candidates or dollars and cents?
  • How and where firms are recruiting entry level staff? Are you hiring direct from university?
  • Cost benefit of outsourcing as a way to leverage your staff
  • Considering more functional / career operational candidates vs. just hiring generalists from public accounting
  • Best practices for retaining talented professionals
  • Does your firm ascribe to planned attrition?
  • Compensating the back office: base, bonus and carry pool
  • How do you keep employees happy?
  • Understanding and working with millennials
11:00 - 12:00

CFO contribution to the strategic growth of the PE firm - GPs only

  • How are CFOs involved in the decisions of the firm—levels of involvement?
  • Interfacing with partners to strategize on growth initiatives
  • Managing the firm’s capital strategies
  • CFO involvement in new fund initiatives
  • Scaling the enterprise-methods to address growth, scaling up, etc.
  • Identifying the right tech solutions to help your business grow
11:00 - 12:00

GP perspectives: ensuring third-party due diligence - Service Providers only

James Gaven, Jacob Comer, John McGuinness, Kevin Power, Christine Smoragiewicz
  • Determining what to outsource
  • Establishing exactly what you need from a third-party provider
  • Mitigating the risk associated with the use of third-party vendors
  • Managing the responsibilities of the firm and deliverables of service providers
  • Practical approaches to ensure your due diligence is memorialized

Moderator
James V. Gaven, Senior Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Panelists
Jacob Comer, Chief Compliance Officer, Altpoint Capital Partners LP
John McGuinness, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel, StepStone Group
Kevin Power, Head of Compliance – Americas, Pantheon
Christine Smoragiewicz, Chief Financial Officer, Intervale Capital

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James Gaven

Senior Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

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Jacob Comer

Chief Compliance Officer, Altpoint Capital Partners LP

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John McGuinness

Managing Director, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel, StepStone Group

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Kevin Power

Head of Compliance – Americas, Pantheon

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Christine Smoragiewicz

Chief Financial Officer, Intervale Capital

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Networking luncheon
12:00 - 13:30

Networking luncheon

Breakout sessions
13:30 - 14:20

Track A | Staying ahead of investor reporting

Anne Anquillare, CFA, Jeffrey Gilbert, Kristine O’Connor, James Stevenson
  • Role of GIPS reporting in PE
  • Are firms planning to adopt GIPS 2020?
  • ILPA standards
  • Legislative perspective on reporting
  • How to work within your investor base
  • Reporting requirements that arise during the fundraising process
  • Emerging portals for investor reporting
  • Ensuring the security of data
  • Are GPs getting ahead of the curve to follow GIPS and will there be a standard way of calculating performance?
  • What percentage of GPs have claimed GIPS compliance in their disclosures?

Moderator
Anne Anquillare, CFA, Chief Executive Officer and President, PEF Services LLC

Panelists
Jeffrey Gilbert, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Carnelian Energy Capital
Kristine O’Connor, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Franklin Park
James Stevenson, Chief Financial Officer, ABS Capital Partners

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Anne Anquillare, CFA

Chief Executive Officer and President, PEF Services LLC

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Jeffrey Gilbert

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Carnelian Energy Capital

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Kristine O’Connor

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Franklin Park

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James Stevenson

Chief Financial Officer, ABS Capital Partners

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13:30 - 14:20

Track B | Revamping ESG policies

Graham Bippart, Dominick Barbieri, Tony Braddock, Pamela Hendrickson, Abrielle Rosenthal
  • Why investors care about ESG so much
  • Steps for putting an ESG policy in place
  • An examination of the current level of ESG diligence
  • Assessing ESG from an investor relations standpoint
  • Foreign LP expectations for ESG
  • Documenting your efforts and formally making ESG a part of the policy
  • Compliance considerations for ESG
  • Implementing more in-depth monitoring of portfolio companies
  • How to approach and deal with the growth in ESG as sponsors continue to fundraise
  • How do you implement ESG at the firm level and all portfolio companies?
  • How do you track ESG policy and progress?
  • Creating reporting metrics investors want to see regarding portfolio companies

Moderator
Graham Bippart, Editor, Private Funds CFO

Panelists
Dominick Barbieri, Associate General Counsel and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Palladium Equity Partners, LLC
Tony Braddock, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Stellex Capital Management LP
Pamela Hendrickson
, COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company
Abrielle Rosenthal, Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer, TowerBrook Capital Partners LP

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Graham Bippart

Editor, Private Funds CFO

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Dominick Barbieri

Associate General Counsel and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Palladium Equity Partners, LLC

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Tony Braddock

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Stellex Capital Management LP

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Pamela Hendrickson

COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company

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Abrielle Rosenthal

Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer, TowerBrook Capital Partners LP

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13:30 - 14:20

Track C | PEI 300—views from the top

Krista McCoy, Daren Schneider, Béla Schwartz, Roy E. Sroka , Kevin M. Valek
  • Fundraising challenges, opportunities and future direction of the industry
  • Demands from LPs: the latest requests becoming common practice
  • Providing multiple strategies for diverse investment options
  • Growing product offerings to meet evolving LP needs

Moderator:
Kevin M. Valek, Partner, National Leader, Asset Management – Tax, KPMG LLP

Panelists
Krista McCoy, Executive Vice President, LeverPoint
Daren Schneider, CFO & CCO, JLL Partners, LLC
Béla Schwartz, Chief Financial Officer, The Riverside Company
Roy E. Sroka, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Wynnchurch Capital, LLC

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Krista McCoy

Executive Vice President, LeverPoint

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Daren Schneider

CFO & CCO, JLL Partners, LLC

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Béla Schwartz

Chief Financial Officer, The Riverside Company

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Roy E. Sroka

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Wynnchurch Capital, LLC

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Kevin M. Valek

Partner, National Leader, Asset Management – Tax, KPMG LLP

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13:30 - 14:20

Track D | COO role in building an investment process

Tom Angell, CPA, Omar Hassan, Jeremiah Loeffler, Shant Mardirossian
  • Key considerations for launching a fund
  • Building out the process
  • Creating an investment pipeline
  • Required systems and controls
  • Working with the investment team on compensation, direction of the firm and culture
  • Spending more time on the front facing LP issues
  • How to decide when to launch a new or shut down a fund

Moderator
Tom Angell, CPA, Partner, WithumSmith+Brown, PC

Panelists
Omar Hassan, Principal, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Cloverlay Partners
Jeremiah J. Loeffler, COO – Credit, Crestline Investors, Inc.
Shant Mardirossian, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Kohlberg & Company

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Tom Angell, CPA

Partner, WithumSmith+Brown, PC

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Omar Hassan

Principal, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Cloverlay Partners

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Jeremiah Loeffler

COO – Credit, Crestline Investors, Inc.

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Shant Mardirossian

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Kohlberg & Company

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13:30 - 14:20

Track E | Technology Spotlight

James Jencarelli, Adam Pinkert

Discover new automated solutions firms are implementing to address challenges and the best technology to help with accounting, transparency, reporting and more.

Revolutionizing the investor experience
James Jencarelli, Solutions Specialist, SEI

Embracing CRM as the cornerstone of operational excellence
Adam Pinkert, Director of Private Equity Solutions, Backstop Solutions

Let your data serve your priorities: from front office analytics to LP access anywhere, anytime
Dan Kaytes, Head of Product Management and Delivery, Private Equity, FIS Global

 

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James Jencarelli

Solutions Specialist, SEI

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Adam Pinkert

Director of Private Equity Solutions, Backstop Solutions0

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Breakout sessions
14:25 - 15:15

Track A | Exploring opportunities in a maturing secondary market

Wes Bender, Gerry Esposito, Brian Mooney, Mark J. Schwartz
  • Factors driving growth in fund restructuring
  • Taking the firm and fund through the secondary process
  • Making the process more streamlined – lessons learned
  • Addressing conflicts
  • LP appetite for making commitments in secondary funds
  • Dollars raised in 2018 vs 2019 and expectations for 2020
  • Secondary market valuations
  • Identifying pain points in the secondary process

Moderator
Wes Bender, Principal, Capital Advisory Group, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Panelists
Gerry Esposito
, Partner & CFO, Newbury Partners LLC
Brian Mooney, Managing Director, Greenhill & Co., LLC
Mark J. Schwartz, CEO, Palladin Consumer Retail Partners

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Wes Bender

Principal, Capital Advisory Group, Greenhill & Co., LLC

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Gerry Esposito

Partner & CFO, Newbury Partners LLC

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Brian Mooney

Managing Director, Greenhill & Co., LLC

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Mark J. Schwartz

CEO, Palladin Consumer Retail Partners

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14:25 - 15:15

Track B | Embarking on diversity and inclusion across the spectrum

Jordan Stutts, Mark Levitt, Stephanie Paine , Deneshea L. Phelps, Montserrat Serra-Janer
  • Identifying shortcomings in the organization on the diversity and inclusion front
  • Do you have a diverse management team?
  • Have you implemented processes to increase the number of women and minorities at your firm?
  • Common questions LPs ask when completing DDQs
  • What information are LPs demanding about diversity at the firm?
  • Practical strategies to improve diversity
  • Exploring the option of hiring junior talent to address diversity challenges
  • One year later: what have you done within your firm?

Moderator
Jordan Stutts, Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

Panelists
Mark Levitt, Chief Operating Officer, Global Infrastructure Partners
Stephanie Paine, Chief Financial Officer, Pritzker Private Capital
Deneshea L. Phelps, Chief Financial & Compliance Officer, Arlington Capital Partners
Montserrat Serra-Janer, Global Head of Private Equity Sales, Securities Services, J.P. Morgan

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Jordan Stutts

Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

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Mark Levitt

Chief Operating Officer, Global Infrastructure Partners

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Stephanie Paine

Chief Financial Officer, Pritzker Private Capital

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Deneshea L. Phelps

Chief Financial & Compliance Officer, Arlington Capital Partners

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Montserrat Serra-Janer

Global Head of Private Equity Sales, Securities Services, J.P. Morgan

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14:25 - 15:15

Track C | Examining the macro tax environment

Gerald Whelan, Joshua Cherry-Seto, John Chirokas, Clifford Feitzinger
  • Impact of tax regulations on PE
  • Are there structures that enable partners to take carry within the first 3 years of the company?
  • How is tax reporting different from GAAP reporting?
  • Ensuring the waterfall takes tax into account
  • New partnership audit rules
  • Questions you should be asking your tax advisor
  • Pitfalls you may encounter and ways to avoid them
  • Legislative updates
  • When do you use estimates?
  • Taking a deep dive on new regulations: management fee and carried interest waivers
  • Tax compliance best practices

Moderator
Gerald Whelan, Private Equity Tax Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Panelists
Joshua Cherry-Seto, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Blue Wolf Capital Partners
John Chirokas, Controller, Ridgemont Equity Partners
Cliff Feitzinger, Vice President, U.S.Bank Global Fund, Services

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Gerald Whelan

Private Equity Tax Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

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Joshua Cherry-Seto

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Blue Wolf Capital Partners

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John Chirokas

Controller, Ridgemont Equity Partners

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Clifford Feitzinger

Vice President, U.S. Bank Global Fund Services

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14:25 - 15:15

Track D | COO toolkit for operational efficiency

Blair Troiano, Chitra Baskar, Kate de Mul, Kevin Kuntz, Sanjay Sanghoee
  • Providing investors with the amount of transparency and custom reporting they seek
  • Strategies to meet goals faster, cheaper and more efficiently
  • Time management training for employees
  • Providing investors with access to information earlier
  • Ensuring your infrastructure and technology is set up for efficiency
  • Are you ready for single and aggregated views of data across deals, investments, funds and strategies?
  • Is outsourcing the answer?
  • Can fund administrators build the systems you need?
  • Responding to the push on how you service your investors
  • Best practices to set expectations with investors

Moderator
Blair Troiano, Director, PwC

Panelists
Chitra Baskar, Founder, Partner and COO, Viteos Fund Services
Kate de Mul, Director, Private Markets Operations, KKR
Kevin Kuntz, Former Chief Financial Officer, Juggernaut Capital Partners
Sanjay Sanghoee, COO, CFO and CCO, Delos Capital

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Blair Troiano

Director, PwC

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Chitra Baskar

Founder, Partner and COO, Viteos Fund Services

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Kate de Mul

Director, Client Services, KKR

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Kevin Kuntz

Former Chief Financial Officer, Juggernaut Capital Partners

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Sanjay Sanghoee

COO, CFO and CCO, Delos Capital

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14:25 - 15:15

Track E | Technology spotlight

Drake Paulson, Tony Poulson, Hope Nawada

Discover new automated solutions firms are implementing to address challenges and the best technology to help with accounting, transparency, reporting and more.

Unlock the value of your performance data:  managing your track record as an asset
Drake Paulson, Director of Sales & Client Success, eVestment Private Markets

Business intelligence – knowledge and insight for private equity firms
Tony Poulson, Director of Operations, Europe, Allvue

Lowering TCO through business intelligence
Hope Nawada, Senior Director, Investment Solutions, Vitech Systems Group

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Drake Paulson

Director of Sales & Client Success, eVestment Private Markets

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Tony Poulson

Director of Operations, Europe, Allvue

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Hope Nawada

Senior Director, Vitech Systems Group

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Plenary sessions
15:15 - 15:45

Networking coffee break

15:45 - 16:35

The 2020 rundown: an interactive analysis of hot topics in private equity

Ted Dougherty, Marija Djordjevic, April Evans, Jun Isoda, Sandra Kim-Suk
  • Technology innovation and data analytics
  • Operational due diligence and best practices to meet investor demands
  • Implementing cybersecurity measures to protect investor information
  • ILPA guidelines and reporting

Moderator
Ted Dougherty, National IM Tax and Hedge Fund Leader, Deloitte

Panelists
Marija Djordjevic, Head of Research, eFront
April Evans
, Partner, CFO and CCO, Monitor Clipper Partners
Jun Isoda, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Siguler Guff & Company, LP
Sandra Kim-Suk, Chief Financial Officer, Norwest Equity Partners

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Ted Dougherty

National IM Tax and Hedge Fund Leader, Deloitte

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Marija Djordjevic

Head of Research, eFront

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April Evans

Partner, CFO and CCO, Monitor Clipper Partners

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Jun Isoda

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Siguler Guff & Company, LP

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Sandra Kim-Suk

Chief Financial Officer, Norwest Equity Partners

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16:35 - 17:20

Keynote interview

Brien P. Smith, Isobel Markham

Keynote Interview
Brien P. Smith, Managing Director, Neuberger Berman Chief Operating Officer, Neuberger Berman Private Equity Division

Interviewer:
Isobel Markham, Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI Media

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Brien P. Smith

Managing Director, Neuberger Berman and Chief Operating Officer, Neuberger Berman Private Equity Division

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Isobel Markham

Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI

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17:20 - 18:20

Cocktail reception and end of day one

Agenda

Day 2 - Thursday 23rd

Think Tanks (invite only)
07:45 - 09:00

CFOs and COOs think tank

07:45 - 09:00

CCOs think tank

07:45 - 09:00

Senior finance executive think tank

Plenary session
08:15 - 09:10

Continental breakfast

09:10 - 09:15

Chair’s opening remarks

John Malfettone

John Malfettone, Chairman of the University of Connecticut Foundation and Former Senior Managing Director and CCO, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

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John Malfettone

Chairman of the University of Connecticut Foundation and Former Senior Managing Director and CCO, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

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09:15 - 10:00

CFO and COO drill down: advancing the dialogue in PE

Isobel Markham, Jason Mulvihill, Sanjay Sanghoee, Béla Schwartz

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the role, ask your most pressing questions about the issues impacting private equity CFOs and COOs today.

Moderator
Isobel Markham, Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI Media

Panelists
Jay Corrigan, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Bain Capital Private Equity
Jason Mulvihill, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council
Sanjay Sanghoee, COO, CFO and CCO, Delos Capital
Béla Schwartz, Chief Financial Officer, The Riverside Company

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Isobel Markham

Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI

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Jason Mulvihill

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council

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Sanjay Sanghoee

COO, CFO and CCO, Delos Capital

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Béla Schwartz

Chief Financial Officer, The Riverside Company

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10:00 - 11:00

LP perspectives: driving value for investors

Howard J. Beber, Michael Elio, Kristine O’Connor
  • What do LPs look for when evaluating fund managers and the typical timetable needed?
  • How LPs are investing capital
  • What type of performance are LPs seeking?
  • What do LPs do with all the data received from GPs?
  • What practices are LPs using to harness data and analytics?
  • Assessing the technology LPs use to analyze GPs
  • What GPs should be doing to create value for LPs
  • LP viewpoint on lines of credit and the impact on IRRs

Moderator
Howard J. Beber, Partner/Co-Head – Private Investment Funds Group, Proskauer

Panelists
Michael Elio, Partner, Stepstone Group
David Enriquez, Head of Private Equity, Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, Bureau of Asset Management
Kristine O’Connor, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Franklin Park

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Howard J. Beber

Partner/Co-Head - Private Investment Funds Group, Proskauer

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Michael Elio

Partner, StepStone Group

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Kristine O’Connor

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Franklin Park

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11:00 - 11:30

Networking coffee break

Breakouts
11:30 - 12:20

Track A | Reexamining data management strategy and implementation

Kimberly Evans, Katey Bogue, Les Brown, John W. Polis, Heramb Ramachandran
  • More than just monitoring: are you doing more with data?
  • Using data analytics to drive investment decisions
  • Benchmarking across portfolios via diligence and useful tools
  • Does data management reside with the CFO, COO or Operating Partner group?
  • How to gather, validate and archive data over time
  • Developing a long-term data management strategy
  • Leveraging data for improving decision making
  • Pain points of PE industry maturation and data management

Moderator
Kimberly Evans, Senior Vice President, North America Head of Private Capital Fund Services, Northern Trust

Panelists
Katey Bogue, Head of Private Markets, eVestment
Les Brown, Partner, HGGC
John W. Polis, Chief Operating & Technology Officer, Star Mountain Capital
Heramb Ramachandran, COO, Central States Water Resources

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Kimberly Evans

Senior Vice President, North America Head of Private Capital Fund Services, Northern Trust

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Katey Bogue

Head of Private Markets, eVestment

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Les Brown

Partner, HGGC

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John W. Polis

Partner, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Star Mountain Capital

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Heramb Ramachandran

COO, Central States Water Resources

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11:30 - 12:20

Track B | Global PE: operating issues and management implications

Toby Mitchenall, Elaine Chim, Cameron Fairall, Louis Sciarretta, Irene W. Willard
  • Examining the globalization of PE and expansion of management companies
  • Trends in international fundraising—the do’s & don’ts
  • Conducting an AIFMD compliance review
  • How firms are contending with GDPR, CCPA, compiling and managing customer data
  • How the BEPS rules and action plan are impacting funds
  • Global trends in outsourcing
  • Does the consolidation of the global fund administration industry benefit managers?

Moderator
Toby Mitchenall, Senior Editor, Private Equity, PEI Media

Panelists
Elaine Chim, Head of Americas Private Equity & Real Estate, Apex Group Ltd.
Cameron Fairall, Chief Compliance Officer, AlpInvest Partners
Louis Sciarretta, Chief Operating Officer, Kline Hill Partners
Irene W. Willard, Chief Financial Officer – Principal Business, The Raine Group LLC

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Toby Mitchenall

Senior Editor, Private Equity, PEI Media

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Elaine Chim

Head of Americas Private Equity & Real Estate, Apex Group Ltd.

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Cameron Fairall

Chief Compliance Officer, AlpInvest Partners

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Louis Sciarretta

Chief Operating Officer, Kline Hill Partners

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Irene W. Willard

Chief Financial Officer – Principal Business, The Raine Group LLC

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11:30 - 12:20

Track C | The future firm—founder carry, retirement and succession planning

Garrett Johnson, Julia Corelli, Steven DeCillis II, Daren Schneider, Arthur Zuckerman
  • How are firms handling succession? At smaller firms?
  • Outlining the succession process of the firm
  • Creating a more democratic process as you grow your number of funds
  • Future forward: bringing the junior partners and principals into the conversation
  • Succession planning when partners have been at the firm since its inception
  • What do you do when the existing leadership wants to retain control?
  • Importance of having a more collaborative role
  • Preparing to turn over more decision-making
  • LP expectations for the next generation
  • Evolution of the firm: building the infrastructure to run the management company as a more professional business

Moderator
Garrett Johnson, Director, Private Wealth Advisor, BMO Private Bank

Panelists
Julia Corelli, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
Steven DeCillis II, Partner & Chief Financial Officer, AEA Investors LP
Daren Schneider, CFO & CCO, JLL Partners, LLC
Arthur Zuckerman, Partner, CFO, CCO and Head of Portfolio Operations, Soundcore Capital Partners, LLC

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Garrett Johnson

Director, Private Wealth Advisor, BMO Private Bank

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Julia Corelli

Partner

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Steven DeCillis II

Partner & Chief Financial Officer, AEA Investors LP

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Daren Schneider

CFO & CCO, JLL Partners, LLC

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Arthur Zuckerman

Partner, CFO, CCO & Head of Portfolio Operations, Soundcore Capital Partners

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11:30 - 12:20

Track D | Adopting a compliance culture across the firm

Joel A. Wattenbarger, Kwame Lewis, Isaiah Massey, Sarah G. Roth, Dale Thompson, CPA
  • Tone at the top: firm leadership perspectives on compliance
  • Best practices and practical approaches for balancing business needs with compliance obligations
  • Implementing strategies to fix processes you’ve been doing incorrectly for years
  • SEC 2020 priorities and focus areas
  • What your compliance team needs to know and implement in your program
  • Conflicts of interest

Moderator
Joel A. Wattenbarger
, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Panelists
Kwame Lewis, Founder, KAL Consulting
Isaiah Massey, Managing Director – Chief Financial Officer, CAZ Investments LP
Sarah G. Roth, COO and CFO, Argosy Capital
Dale Thompson, CPA, Assurance Partner, BDO

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Joel A. Wattenbarger

Partner, Ropes & Gray

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Kwame Lewis

Founder, KAL Consulting

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Isaiah Massey

Managing Director - Chief Financial Officer, CAZ Investments LP

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Sarah G. Roth

COO and CFO, Argosy Capital

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Dale Thompson, CPA

Assurance Partner, BDO

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Roundups
11:30 - 13:10

PEI 100 roundup

Sean Reilly, Jay Corrigan, Pamela Hendrickson, Alisa A. Wood

Designed for PEI 100 CFOs and COOs, the PEI 100 Roundup will engage leading finance and operations executives in an interactive dialogue on the issues specifically affecting the largest PE firms.

  • Expanding into new product lines
  • Launching a new fund strategy
  • Is expansion-through-acquisition on your firm’s horizon?
  • Achieving stable AUM growth
  • Publicly-traded GPs – the benefits and disadvantages

Moderator
Sean Reilly, Managing Director, Alter Domus

Panelist:
Jay Corrigan, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Bain Capital Private Equity
Pamela Hendrickson, COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company
Alisa A. Wood, Member, Head of Private Market Strategies, KKR

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Sean Reilly

Managing Director, Alter Domus

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Jay Corrigan

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Bain Capital Private Equity

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Pamela Hendrickson

COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company

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Alisa A. Wood

Member, Head of Private Market Strategies, KKR

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11:30 - 13:10

Controller roundup

Christopher G. Aroh, CPA, Sean Connor, Rauli Garcia, Jason S. Kaslow

Developed for PE Controllers, the Controller Roundup will advance strategic discussion and provide financial tools and insight beneficial for the next generation of CFOs.

  • What is today’s definition and role of the controller?
  • Adroitly running your payment operation system
  • Updating systems, processes and the general ledger
  • Employing effective tactics for data manipulation
  • How do you keep a controller engaged?
  • State of the industry: is it static and impacting the amount of job turn over?
  • Opportunities for advancement when the CFO isn’t planning to leave in the near future
  • Process for reviewing and revising budgets throughout the year
  • Employing benchmarks or external metrics
  • What is the best way to maintain records for SEC/auditors/tax team?

Moderator
Christopher G. Aroh, CPA, Partner, CohnReznick LLP

Partner
Panelists
Sean Connor, Chief Financial Officer, Partner, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners
Rauli Garcia, V.P. of Strategic Marketing/Former CFO, Sage Intacct
Jason S. Kaslow, Senior Vice President of Finance, Senior Controller, & Chief Compliance Officer, Tiger Infrastructure Partners LP

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Christopher G. Aroh, CPA

Partner, CohnReznick LLP

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Sean Connor

Chief Financial Officer, Partner, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

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Rauli Garcia

V.P. of Strategic Marketing/Former CFO, Sage Intacct

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Jason S. Kaslow

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Working Groups
12:25 - 13:10

Working group A | Technology integration of the front, middle and back office

Jonathan Balkin
  • Where are the most important areas to ensure you have integration?
  • Is there technology to accommodate the integration of investor communication, performance reporting, managing LP relationships and data management
  • Bringing your back office into the future
  • Assessing what investments have been made in the front, mid and back office
  • How are you tracking your interaction?
  • Identifying and managing risk
  • Best practices for gaining more access to data
  • A closer look at what’s available in advanced technology: treasury management, software robotics, data warehousing and dashboard reporting
  • What technology has achieved in the management reporting and trend management of workflow

Instructor
Jonathan Balkin, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Lionpoint Group

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Jonathan Balkin

Founder & Executive Director , Lionpoint Group

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12:25 - 13:10

Working group B | Valuation strategy and guidelines

L. Rand Gambrell, Sal Shah, CPA
  • Valuation metrics
  • Ensuring you have real time data to calculate valuation and satisfy auditors
  • How reliant have firms been on valuation software?
  • Growing demand for third-party valuations
  • Alternative approaches for GPs not using a third-party
  • Are you providing LPs with the opportunity to request an independent check?
  • Takeaways from AICPA’s Valuation of Portfolio Company Investments of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds and
  • Other Investment Companies
  • The broad picture: surveying the different valuation methods
  • Garnering perspective from the LP
  • How much do LPs care about interim values vs exit values?
  • Do LPs think GPs are being overly conservative concerning write-downs and markups on expected sales?
  • Adopting software for valuation

Instructors
L. Rand Gambrell, Director, Forensics & Valuation Services, BKD
Sal Shah, CPA, Partner, BKD

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L. Rand Gambrell

Director, Forensics & Valuation Services, BKD

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Sal Shah, CPA

Partner, BKD

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12:25 - 13:10

Working group C | Waterfall calculations and carried interest allocations

Tom Pittman
  • Can the waterfall be built in anything other than Excel?
  • Best practices for waterfall processing
  • Waterfall solutions used by third-party administrators and GPs
  • Creative carried interest solutions in the LPA and within the firm
  • Carried interest and compensation: finding the ideal balance
  • Examining advancements in the types of carry being used across funds
  • Structure of carry vehicles, allocation programs and different ways firms do it
  • What standards are you seeing in vesting periods of carry?
  • Are firms giving carry on co-invests?
  • Which members of the finance team participate in carry?
  • Technology solutions

Instructor
Tom Pittman, Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer, EWM Global

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Tom Pittman

Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer, EWM Global

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Plenary sessions
13:10 - 14:10

Networking luncheon

14:10 - 15:00

How the CFO and COO functions are moving the firm forward

Michael Patanella, Ruth E. Horowitz, Will Mcloughlin, Nickie Norris, Jonathan Nunnaley
  • Changing role of the CFO/COO function
  • Effectively managing dual-hatted roles
  • Methods CFOs have employed to scale the enterprise
  • What are the systems you have in place to grow operations?
  • How does a firm with a successful fundraising trajectory keep up with growth for new funds?

Moderator
Michael Patanella, National Asset Management Sector Leader, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton

Panelists
Ruth E. Horowitz, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer, IFC Asset Management Company
Will Mcloughlin, Executive Director, Private Markets, IHS Markit
Nickie Norris, Senior Partner, COO, CCO, New Heritage Capital
Jonathan Nunnaley, Chief Financial Officer, Trive Capital

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Michael Patanella

National Asset Management Sector Leader, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton

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Ruth E. Horowitz

Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer, IFC Asset Management Company

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Will Mcloughlin

Executive Director, Private Markets, IHS Markit

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Nickie Norris

Senior Partner, COO, CCO, New Heritage Capital

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Jonathan Nunnaley

Chief Financial Officer, Trive Capital

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15:00 - 15:50

Election year impact on PE

Isobel Markham, Pete Mento, Jason Mulvihill, Kevin Slaton
  • Staying on top of key changes coming for PE
  • Examining potential tax changes under different administrations
  • What are the impacts of the current trade war with China and Mexico on portfolios?
  • Reviewing your firm’s political contributions policy
  • SEC stance on contributions and penalties against firms

Moderator
Isobel Markham, Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI Media

Panelists
Pete Mento, Managing Director and Practice Leader, Global Customs and Duty Practice, Crowe LLP
Jason Mulvihill, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council
Kevin Slaton, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Insight Equity

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Isobel Markham

Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI

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Pete Mento

Managing Director and Practice Leader, Global Customs and Duty Practice , Crowe LLP

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Jason Mulvihill

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council

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Kevin Slaton

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Insight Equity

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15:50 - 16:30

Keynote fireside chat

William H. Hinman, Graham Bippart

Keynote Fireside Chat
William H. Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

 

Interviewer
Graham Bippart, Editor, Private Funds CFO

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William H. Hinman

Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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Graham Bippart

Editor, Private Funds CFO

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16:30 - 16:30

End of conference

Tom Angell, CPA

Partner, WithumSmith+Brown, PC

Tom Angell is the practice leader of Withum’s Financial Services Group based out of the Firm’s New York office. With over 30 years of experience specializing in private equity and venture capital funds, he services a diverse client base including cre… Read full bio

Anne Anquillare, CFA

Chief Executive Officer and President, PEF Services LLC

Personal bio: Anne is co-founder and CEO of PEF Services. She has been active in the private equity industry since 1993. She has served as general partner of Walden Capital Partners, a venture fund in the 90’s, and also worked in the investment busin… Read full bio

Christopher G. Aroh, CPA

Partner, CohnReznick LLP

Chris Aroh serves as the Firm's Financial Sponsors Industry Co-Leader. His primary focus is working with private equity, venture capital, and SBIC organizations, providing fund level audit and tax services. Throughout his career, he has also worked w… Read full bio

Jonathan Balkin

Founder & Executive Director , Lionpoint Group

Jonathan Balkin is the Founder & Executive Director at Lionpoint Group, responsible for Business Development & Client Delivery across North America. With 80 employees and 6 offices globally, Lionpoint partners with leading asset managers acro… Read full bio

Dominick Barbieri

Associate General Counsel and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Palladium Equity Partners, LLC

Mr. Barbieri joined Palladium in 2017 and serves as Associate General Counsel and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer. Most recently, he served as Senior Counsel with the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to th… Read full bio

Chitra Baskar

Founder, Partner and COO, Viteos Fund Services

Chitra Baskar COO, one of the principals and co-founders of Viteos, manages global operations and plays a key role in the overall direction of the company of the company. She has been a visionary overseeing innovations to the firm’s technology offeri… Read full bio

Howard J. Beber

Partner/Co-Head - Private Investment Funds Group, Proskauer

Howard J. Beber is a partner in the Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group, which is recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers USA and US Legal 500. His practice focuses on representing private equity funds and institutional invest… Read full bio

Wes Bender

Principal, Capital Advisory Group, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Mr. Bender is a Principal in Greenhill's Capital Advisory group. He joined Cogent Partners (which Greenhill acquired in 2015) in 2011. Mr. Bender is responsible for all aspects of client engagements and transaction execution, including preparation of… Read full bio

Graham Bippart

Editor, Private Funds CFO

Graham Bippart is editor of Private Funds CFO, an online and monthly print intelligence source focusing on best practices for private funds finance and accounting professionals. Graham has covered a broad range of financial markets in the US and Euro… Read full bio

Tony Braddock

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Stellex Capital Management LP

Mr. Braddock is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Stellex Capital Management LP and its affiliates. Prior to joining Stellex in 2014, Mr. Braddock founded Oculus Resource Group, Inc., a family office advisory firm focused on… Read full bio

Les Brown

Partner, HGGC

Les Brown is a Partner of Palo Alto, California-based HGGC, a middle-market private equity firm with $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments across three flagship funds, and is the Managing Partner of HGGC’s Operational Resource Group. Les sit… Read full bio

Joshua Cherry-Seto

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Blue Wolf Capital Partners

Joshua Cherry-Seto is the Chief Financial Officer at Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC, a family of private equity funds which focus on transformational investments in middle market companies. Mr. Cherry-Seto is responsible for fund and management compa… Read full bio

Elaine Chim

Head of Americas Private Equity & Real Estate, Apex Group Ltd.

Elaine Chim has over 15 years of experience in financial services of which, 12 years have been in the Alternative Investment Services sector. She joined Apex as part of the Deutsche Bank AFS acquisition and has been with the team for 3 years. She hea… Read full bio

John Chirokas

Controller, Ridgemont Equity Partners

Personal bio: John is the Controller of the firm. He assists with the accounting, finance, portfolio administration and tax compliance matters of the group. John also assists in the fund-level tax structuring for investments and is involved in struct… Read full bio

Jacob Comer

Chief Compliance Officer, Altpoint Capital Partners LP

Jacob E. Comer is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Altpoint Capital Partners LLC, a venture capital investment firm, and the General Counsel and Head of Regulatory and Compliance for a related digital assets hedge fund manager. Mr.… Read full bio

Sean Connor

Chief Financial Officer, Partner, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

Sean is a seasoned finance professional with over 15 years of experience in private equity, financial services, and professional services. Sean worked 7 years at two large Canadian pension plans, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teach… Read full bio

Julia Corelli

Partner

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Jay Corrigan

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Bain Capital Private Equity

Mr. Corrigan joined Bain Capital in 1996. He is a Managing Director and has served as Chief Financial Officer of Bain Capital Private Equity since 2006. Mr. Corrigan was also formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Bain Capital Ventures. Prior to joi… Read full bio

Kate de Mul

Director, Client Services, KKR

Katherine T. B. de Mul (Kate) joined KKR in 2007 and leads the global Client Services Team and participates in investor relations, operations and capital raising activities for KKR. Prior to her current role, Ms. de Mul directed investor relations fo… Read full bio

Marija Djordjevic

Head of Research, eFront

Marija is the Head of Research at eFront and a PhD candidate at INSEAD. She is also responsible for company’s media outreach activities. Prior to joining eFront, she worked as an Assistant Professor at Department of Economics at Belgrade University.… Read full bio

Ted Dougherty

National IM Tax and Hedge Fund Leader, Deloitte

Ted leads Deloitte’s US Hedge Fund practice and is the national Tax leader for hedge funds. He deals with complex tax issues and has led the industry in assessing the impact and implementation of ASC 740 (formerly FIN 48) and FATCA. In addition to th… Read full bio

Thomas P. Duffy

Partner & Chief Financial Officer, The Vistria Group

Prior to joining Vistria, Mr. Duffy was a Director at Duff & Phelps, LLC where he advised private equity and hedge fund managers on valuations of illiquid and complex securities. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Duffy held a variety of positions at Madison Dea… Read full bio

Gerry Esposito

Partner & CFO, Newbury Partners LLC

Mr. Esposito is a Partner and serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Newbury, responsible for all aspects of operations, internal and external financial reporting, and regulatory oversight. Prior to Newbury, Mr. Esposit… Read full bio

Steven DeCillis II

Partner & Chief Financial Officer, AEA Investors LP

Mr. DeCillis joined AEA as a Partner and Chief Financial Officer in 2011. He oversees finance and administration, human resources, information technology and investor relations. Before joining AEA, Mr. DeCillis spent over ten years at Ripplewood Hold… Read full bio

Michael Elio

Partner, StepStone Group

Mr. Elio, a Partner in the New York office, focuses on the portfolio management of StepStone’s institutional clients. A member of the research team, Mike is Co-Head of the Mid-market Buyout and Distressed/Turn-around sector teams. Prior to StepStone,… Read full bio

April Evans

Partner, CFO and CCO, Monitor Clipper Partners

April E. Evans is Partner, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Monitor Clipper Partners, which has raised and managed $2 billion in private equity. Previously, Ms. Evans was Partner and CFO of Advanced Technology Ventures, a $1.5… Read full bio

Kimberly Evans

Senior Vice President, North America Head of Private Capital Fund Services, Northern Trust

Kimberly Evans joined The Northern Trust Company in April 2010. She is a Senior Vice President in Alternative Funds Services and the North America Head of Private Capital Fund Services. This business provides financial services to North American Priv… Read full bio

Cameron Fairall

Chief Compliance Officer, AlpInvest Partners

Cameron is AlpInvest’s Chief Compliance Officer and based in the New York office. He joined AlpInvest Partners in 2011 from Ropes & Gray, where he was a lawyer focusing on M&A and investment management, including private equity fund formation… Read full bio

Clifford Feitzinger

Vice President, U.S. Bank Global Fund Services

Clifford Feitzinger, CPA, with more than 15 years of industry experience, serves as the assistant director of alternative fun tax services by overseeing tax compliance and U.S. GAAP Financial Statement tax disclosures for investment partnerships and… Read full bio

L. Rand Gambrell

Director, Forensics & Valuation Services, BKD

As a member of BKD’s Forensics & Valuation Services division, Rand provides business valuation services, forensic accounting, economic damage analysis, fraud auditing and bankruptcy and restructuring services, including serving as an expert witness.… Read full bio

Rauli Garcia

V.P. of Strategic Marketing/Former CFO, Sage Intacct

Rauli Garcia has more than 25 years of finance, sales and marketing experience at nonprofits, financial services and software companies. At Sage Intacct, Rauli is the VP of Strategic Marketing and oversees Marketing Operations, Digital Marketing, and… Read full bio

James Gaven

Senior Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

James Gaven is Senior Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, having joined WCAS in 2010. In addition to his legal and compliance responsibilities, Mr. Gaven helps coordinate the Firm’s ESG program. Previously, he worked at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts… Read full bio

Kevin Kuntz

Former Chief Financial Officer, Juggernaut Capital Partners

Kevin Kuntz was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Juggernaut Capital Partners in Washington, DC from 2010 to 2019. Mr. Kuntz managed all financial and operational matters of the firm from inception until his departure when t… Read full bio

Jeffrey Gilbert

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Carnelian Energy Capital

Personal bio: Mr. Gilbert is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P., where he oversees Carnelian’s administrative, compliance and legal functions. Additionally, Mr. Gilbert serves a legal resource… Read full bio

Omar Hassan

Principal, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Cloverlay Partners

Omar is a Principal, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Cloverlay Partners where he leads all financial reporting, investor relations, operations and compliance functions. Cloverlay is an independent asset management firm, forme… Read full bio

Pamela Hendrickson

COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company

Pam joined Riverside in 2006 and serves as COO and Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives. Prior to joining Riverside, she served for 22 years at JP Morgan Chase in senior roles in Real Estate and the Private Bank including as Managing Director, Global… Read full bio

William H. Hinman

Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

William H. Hinman was named Director of the Division of Corporation Finance in May 2017. The Division seeks to ensure that investors are provided with material information in order to make informed investment decisions, provides interpretive assistan… Read full bio

Ruth E. Horowitz

Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer, IFC Asset Management Company

Ruth is Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer of AMC. She joined AMC at the start of its operations in 2009, and she is responsible for the strategy and operations of the business. She sits on the investment committees for all funds. Before joining… Read full bio

James Jencarelli

Solutions Specialist, SEI

James Jencarelli is a Solutions Specialist within SEI’s Investment Manager Services division. In his role, James is responsible for supporting the strategy and development of SEI's Investor Platform. Most recently he led the rollout of SEI's newest v… Read full bio

Jason S. Kaslow

Jason is the Senior Vice President of Finance, Senior Controller and the Chief Compliance Officer of Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC, where he is responsible for leading the finance and compliance teams. Ja… Read full bio

Garrett Johnson

Director, Private Wealth Advisor, BMO Private Bank

Garrett leads the Financial Sponsors practice at BMO Wealth Management, overseeing product development and the national marketing efforts to Financial Sponsor professionals & firms within the Wealth Management Group. BMO provides a full suite of… Read full bio

Sandra Kim-Suk

Chief Financial Officer, Norwest Equity Partners

Sandra is the Chief Financial Officer of Norwest Equity Partners | Norwest Mezzanine Partners. She is a senior financial executive with over 25 years of experience in banking and private equity. Her career reflects a demonstrated track record of help… Read full bio

Amy Knapp

Chief Operating Officer, Corsair Capital

Ms. Knapp is Chief Operating Officer of Corsair and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and the firm’s Executive Committee. She joined Corsair in 2001 and is based in New York. Ms. Knapp leads the finance, legal, compliance, human talent, inf… Read full bio

Mark Levitt

Chief Operating Officer, Global Infrastructure Partners

Mark Levitt is Chief Operating Officer of Global Infrastructure Partners. Mr. Levitt is Global Head of Human Capital and is responsible for aligning all human capital initiatives and functions with the strategic objectives of the firm. Mr. Levitt lea… Read full bio

Kwame Lewis

Founder, KAL Consulting

Mr. Lewis is the Founder of KAL Consulting, a firm that is focused on assisting private equity firms with their back office functions. He was the Chief Financial Officer of ACON Investments. Prior to joining ACON in 2015, Mr. Lewis spent the past fou… Read full bio

Jeremiah Loeffler

COO – Credit, Crestline Investors, Inc.

Personal bio: Mr. Loeffler joined Crestline in August 2010. He heads operations for the Credit & Opportunistic Strategies platforms. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Loeffler spent 5 years with Maverick Capital, Ltd. leading the internal audit function… Read full bio

John Malfettone

Chairman of the University of Connecticut Foundation and Former Senior Managing Director and CCO, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

John Malfettone retired in 2018 after a 42-year career serving primarily in senior leadership positions in the public accounting, financial services and asset management industries. He has spent the past year venture investing and advising start-up b… Read full bio

Shant Mardirossian

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Kohlberg & Company

Mr. Mardirossian is a member of Kohlberg’s Investment Committee, overseeing investor relations and the Firm’s financial, compliance and administrative functions. Mr. Mardirossian joined Kohlberg in 1996, was named Chief Financial Officer in 1999, a P… Read full bio

Isobel Markham

Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas, PEI

Isobel is the Senior Editor, Private Equity Group, Americas. She joined PEI in September 2014 as a staff writer, was promoted to senior reporter in May 2015 and became editor of Private Equity International's monthly print publication in January 2017… Read full bio

Isaiah Massey

Managing Director - Chief Financial Officer, CAZ Investments LP

Firm Profile: Founded in 2001, CAZ Investments is a thematic investment firm dedicated to finding the best opportunities for their personal capital while also providing UHNW individuals, institutions and other RIA’s with the ability to co-invest alon… Read full bio

Thomas Mayrhofer

CFO and COO, EJF Capital, LLC

Thomas B. Mayrhofer is the CFO and COO of EJF Capital, LLC. Mr. Mayrhofer joined EJF in 2018 and has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. EJF is an SEC-registered, employee-owned alternative asset management firm headquarte… Read full bio

Krista McCoy

Executive Vice President, LeverPoint

As the Chief Business Development Officer at Ultimus LeverPoint Private Fund Solutions, Krista currently oversees Business Development and Marketing initiatives across the entire company. She has a comprehensive knowledge of all matters relating to t… Read full bio

John McGuinness

Managing Director, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel, StepStone Group

John McGuinness is a member of the Legal and Compliance team at StepStone Group, where he serves as Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining StepStone, Mr. McGuinness was a vice president at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, whe… Read full bio

Will Mcloughlin

Executive Director, Private Markets, IHS Markit

Will leads business development for the Private Markets group at IHS Markit, with a dedicated focus on credit investors. He joined the firm in 2018 as a part of the Ipreo acquisition and has worked in Private Markets since 2014. Prior to joining Ipre… Read full bio

Michael McMaster

As managing director of the Tax department, Michael McMaster is responsible for the oversight of all fund administration, fund accounting, custody and alternative investment product tax matters. He has been with U.S. Bank for more than 12 years and o… Read full bio

Pete Mento

Managing Director and Practice Leader, Global Customs and Duty Practice , Crowe LLP

Pete Mento is the Managing Director and Practice Leader for Crowe LLP’s Global Customs and Duty practice. In this role he is responsible for the growth and development of a multinational practice that focuses on the elimination, recovery and reductio… Read full bio

Toby Mitchenall

Senior Editor, Private Equity, PEI Media

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor for private equity at PEI Media. He is responsible for and regular contributor for the private equity coverage across Private Equity International. Secondaries Investor and private funds management and is based in… Read full bio

Brian Mooney

Managing Director, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Mr. Mooney is a Managing Director in Greenhill's Capital Advisory group and is a co-founder of Cogent Partners, (which Greenhill acquired in 2015). Mr. Mooney has more than 20 years of secondary market experience and has structured and advised on som… Read full bio

Jason Mulvihill

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council

Jason Mulvihill currently serves as Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel for the American Investment Council (AIC). As COO & GC, Mulvihill is the executive lead of Government Affairs for the AIC. He has responsibility for legislative, re… Read full bio

Hope Nawada

Senior Director, Vitech Systems Group

Hope Nawada is the Senior Director of Investment Solutions at Vitech, where she leads all aspects of business development for Vitech’s global investment practice. Vitech provides the V3 software, a proprietary enterprise software solution for the Pri… Read full bio

Nickie Norris

Senior Partner, COO, CCO, New Heritage Capital

Ms. Norris co-founded New Heritage Capital in 2006 and serves as NHC’s Senior Partner, COO, and CCO. With 20 years in the private equity industry, Ms. Norris has extensive experience on both the investment and operations side of the business. She has… Read full bio

Jonathan Nunnaley

Chief Financial Officer, Trive Capital

Jonathan is the Chief Financial Officer at Trive Capital. His responsibilities include oversight of the financial, tax and compliance reporting functions, as well as general fund administration. Prior to joining Trive, Jonathan was Director of Privat… Read full bio

Kristine O’Connor

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Franklin Park

Kristine is Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Franklin Park. At Franklin Park, Kristine leads the accounting and reporting functions. She is also actively involved in the firm's compliance efforts. Prior to joining Franklin Park in 200… Read full bio

Stephanie Paine

Chief Financial Officer, Pritzker Private Capital

Stephanie Paine serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administration Officer for Pritzker Private Capital. In this role, she oversees the financial reporting, tax, fund management, human resources, and IT functions. Prior to joining PPC Par… Read full bio

Mike Lo Parrino

Financial Services Organization Private Equity Leader, Partner, EY

Mike has over 25 years of industry experience to his current role as EY’s Financial Services Organization Private Equity Leader. He has spent most of his time at EY in the Assurance group, serving private equity and other alternatives managers. In ad… Read full bio

Michael Patanella

National Asset Management Sector Leader, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton

Michael has been with Grant Thornton for over 17 years. He has been an audit partner for 13 years, and has served as the National Asset Management sector leader for approximately 7 years. Michael has over 20 years of experience in public accounting,… Read full bio

Drake Paulson

Director of Sales & Client Success, eVestment Private Markets

Drake Paulson is Director of Sales & Client Success at eVestment Private Markets, where he leverages his deep subject matter expertise across sales, account management, and strategic planning responsibilities. Drake joined eVestment in 2015 with… Read full bio

Tony Poulson

Director of Operations, Europe, Allvue

Tony joined Allvue Systems (fka: AltaReturn) in 2014 to spearhead the company’s expansion in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Tony has 29 years’ professional experience, more than 17 of which are directly in the alternative investment industry. Prior… Read full bio

Deneshea L. Phelps

Chief Financial & Compliance Officer, Arlington Capital Partners

Deneshea is the Chief Financial and Compliance Officer of Arlington Capital Partners. She oversees the firm’s administrative operations and is responsible for general and limited partnership accounting, reporting and compliance. Prior to joining Arli… Read full bio

Adam Pinkert

Director of Private Equity Solutions, Backstop Solutions0

Upon graduating with an MBA from Columbia Business School, Adam began his career in technology services as a strategic consultant at Lante Corporation before moving to be a Principal at David Sherman Investments, a PE Real Estate firm in Northbrook,… Read full bio

Tom Pittman

Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer, EWM Global

Tom Pittman has worked with some of the world’s largest private capital firms, traditional asset managers, banks, and insurance companies helping them find administrative solutions for their executive compensation, carried interest, and co-investment… Read full bio

John W. Polis

Partner, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Star Mountain Capital

John Polis is an entrepreneurial information management and business operations leader with a 25+ year track record of creating and enhancing technology enabled businesses and building platforms that allow for significant scale. At Star Mountain Capi… Read full bio

Kevin Power

Head of Compliance – Americas, Pantheon

Kevin is the Head of Compliance (Americas) for Pantheon, including serving as Chief Compliance Officer for Pantheon Ventures (US) LP, Pantheon Ventures, Inc., and Pantheon Securities, LLC. He is also a member of Pantheon’s Operational Risk Committee.… Read full bio

Heramb Ramachandran

COO, Central States Water Resources

Heramb is a seasoned finance professional with over 15 years of experience in private equity, financial services, and professional services. Heramb is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Central States Water Resources (“CSWR”) where he is scali… Read full bio

Sean Reilly

Managing Director, Alter Domus

Sean is a Managing Director at Alter Domus focusing on Private Equity. Sean has worked in the Private Equity industry for 20 years having previously held the Chief Financial Officer position of Hudson Clean Energy Partners, as well as various senior-… Read full bio

Abrielle Rosenthal

Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer, TowerBrook Capital Partners LP

Ms. Rosenthal is a Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of TowerBrook. Prior to joining TowerBrook, Ms. Rosenthal was a corporate partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis advising U.S. and European pri… Read full bio

Sarah G. Roth

COO and CFO, Argosy Capital

Sarah G. Roth is COO and CFO of Argosy Capital, where she leads the firm’s financial, investor relations, operations and compliance functions. Sarah has nearly 20 years’ experience investing private equity in lower middle market businesses, including… Read full bio

Sanjay Sanghoee

COO, CFO and CCO, Delos Capital

Sanjay Sanghoee is COO, CFO and CCO of Delos Capital, a lower middle market private equity fund launched in 2013 and based in New York City. Mr. Sanghoee has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking and private equity. He is responsible… Read full bio

Daren Schneider

CFO & CCO, JLL Partners, LLC

Daren Schneider, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, joined JLL Partners in 2018. Mr. Schneider, a seasoned finance professional with over 20 years of experience in private equity, plays a leading role in the firm's management, incl… Read full bio

Béla Schwartz

Chief Financial Officer, The Riverside Company

Béla Schwartz is the Chief Financial Officer at Riverside. Prior to joining Riverside, he was the VP of Finance at Bassini, Playfair & Associates LLC, an emerging market private-equity firm specializing in Latin America; CFO/Treasurer of The Clip… Read full bio

Mark J. Schwartz

CEO, Palladin Consumer Retail Partners

Mark founded Palladin to acquire, provide financing for, and actively manage diversified corporations, primarily in the retail and consumer products sectors. He has taken on a number of roles in the companies in which he has invested or he has advise… Read full bio

Louis Sciarretta

Chief Operating Officer, Kline Hill Partners

Louis Sciarretta is the Chief Operating Officer at Kline Hill Partners, having joined the firm in August 2019. He is responsible for overseeing firm operations, governance, finance, human capital, planning and budgeting. Mr. Sciarretta has over 24 ye… Read full bio

Montserrat Serra-Janer

Global Head of Private Equity Sales, Securities Services, J.P. Morgan

Montserrat Serra-Janer is the Global Head of Private Equity Sales for J.P. Morgan Securities Services, Platform Sales. In this role, she is responsible for managing the sales of Fund Administration Services to private equity, family offices and hybri… Read full bio

Sal Shah, CPA

Partner, BKD

Sal Shah is a BKD audit partner with over 25 years’ experience serving a full spectrum of investment management entities including: hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, mutual funds, fund of funds, collateral debt obligation fund… Read full bio

Eileen H. Sivolella

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Advent International Corporation

Kevin Slaton

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Insight Equity

Kevin is Insight Equity’s Chief Financial Officer. Kevin joined Insight Equity in 2007 and is responsible for the financial management and administration of Insight Equity and its funds. He serves as a resource for portfolio company CFOs with respect… Read full bio

Brien P. Smith

Managing Director, Neuberger Berman and Chief Operating Officer, Neuberger Berman Private Equity Division

Brien Smith is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and the Chief Operating Officer of the Neuberger Berman Private Equity Division. He is a member of the investment committees for the Private Investment Portfolios, Co-Investment and Private Debt… Read full bio

Christine Smoragiewicz

Chief Financial Officer, Intervale Capital

Christine joined Intervale Capital in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer. She oversees the finance, compliance and administrative functions of the firm. Prior to joining Intervale, Christine served as Controller at J.W. Childs Associates L.P., a private… Read full bio

Roy E. Sroka

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Wynnchurch Capital, LLC

Roy Sroka joined Wynnchurch in 2006 and manages the financial reporting, regulatory and tax compliance and administrative operations of the Firm. As a Certified Public Accountant, Roy has more than 25 years of private and public accounting experience… Read full bio

James Stevenson

Chief Financial Officer, ABS Capital Partners

James keeps everything running smoothly at ABS Capital, while also finding time to share expertise with our portfolio company CFOs. James is responsible for management of many aspects of the business at ABS Capital, including running the finance, acc… Read full bio

Jordan Stutts

Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

Jordan Stutts is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in New York. Since 2015, Jordan has covered trends in the funding and financing of infrastructure assets around the world. His stories range from the simple power-purchase agreement… Read full bio

Carl Thoma

Founder and Managing Partner, Thoma Bravo

Carl Thoma is a managing partner of Thoma Bravo LLC., a private equity firm he founded in 1980 that currently manages a series of funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. Carl has previously served on the boards of the National… Read full bio

Dale Thompson, CPA

Assurance Partner, BDO

Dale provides assurance services to registered funds, alternative funds and broker dealers in New York. Dale has more than 23 years of experience managing multiple audit engagements covering a wide range of asset management companies including busine… Read full bio

Blair Troiano

Director, PwC

Blair is a Senior Director in PwC’s Asset & Wealth Management Advisory practice and has served numerous alternative fund managers, ranging from smaller private equity start-ups to the larger multi-strategy public firms. Blair began her consulting… Read full bio

Kevin M. Valek

Partner, National Leader, Asset Management – Tax, KPMG LLP

Kevin is National Leader, Asset Management – Tax with over 32 years’ experience providing tax advisory services for alternative investment fund clients, including distressed debt, private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital and fund of funds,… Read full bio

Thomas Walker

Chief Financial Officer, Spruce House Capital

Joel A. Wattenbarger

Partner, Ropes & Gray

Joel Wattenbarger is a partner in the asset management group. Joel represents investment management clients, focusing primarily on hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds and fund managers. He advises clients on the establishment of funds a… Read full bio

Gerald Whelan

Private Equity Tax Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Gerald is a New York based tax partner/principal in EY’s Financial Service Office with over 21 years of tax experience with EY. He is EY’s private equity (PE) US tax technical leader. Gerald also serves as EY’s US tax reform leader for PE and alterna… Read full bio

Irene W. Willard

Chief Financial Officer – Principal Business, The Raine Group LLC

Irene is the Chief Financial Officer of The Raine Group’s Principal Business, where she leads the finance function for the Firm’s growth private equity, venture capital, and hedge fund strategies. Raine is an integrated merchant bank advising and inv… Read full bio

Alisa A. Wood

Member, Head of Private Market Strategies, KKR

Alisa A. Wood (New York) joined KKR in 2003 and is a member of the Client and Partner Group. She has been actively involved in the Firm’s global capital raising and business development activities, including with the creation of new products, new str… Read full bio

Arthur Zuckerman

Partner, CFO, CCO & Head of Portfolio Operations, Soundcore Capital Partners

Partner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Portfolio Operations at Soundcore, Art is responsible for the financial operations of the firm and its investment partnerships as well as overseeing the firm’s compliance function… Read full bio
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