HBSCC Invites You to Hear Paul J. Finnegan20170126-paul-finnegan-crop

Co-CEO Madison Dearborn Partners, Treasurer of Harvard University




The HBSCC and HCC are honored to host a visit with Paul Finnegan, who Harvard President Drew Faust has deemed “among the finest and most dedicated Harvard citizens in our worldwide community of alumni.”

Paul will be speaking on the future of Harvard, as well as trends and opportunities within the private equity field.

Paul Finnegan is co-Chief Executive Officer of Madison Dearborn Partners. Prior to co-founding Madison Dearborn Partners, Mr. Finnegan was with First Chicago Venture Capital for ten years. Previously, he held a variety of marketing positions in the publishing industry, both in the United States and in Southeast Asia. Mr. Finnegan has more than 30 years of experience in private equity investing with a particular focus on investments in the communications industry.  Mr. Finnegan currently serves on the board of directors of AIA Corporation, CDW Corporation and Government Sourcing Solutions. He is Treasurer of Harvard University, a member of the Harvard Corporation, and serves as Chair of the Harvard Management Company. Mr. Finnegan is a past member of the Board of Overseers and a Past President of the Harvard Alumni Association.  Mr. Finnegan is a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at the Harvard Business School, a member of the Leadership Council of the Harvard School of Public Health, and also a member of the Center for Public Leadership’s Leadership Council at Harvard Kennedy School. He is the Past Chairman and current board member of Teach For America in Chicago, a member of Teach For America’s National Board, and a member of the board of directors of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

A.B., Harvard College; M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

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DATE: Thursday, January 26, 2017
5:30 pm Registration/Networking, Wine & Cheese Reception
TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
LOCATION: McDermott, Will & Emery
227 W. Monroe, 45th Floor, Chicago

Reservations will be held at the door. You must have Photo ID upon entering the building for security purposes.

HCC Regular members and their guests: $20/person
Non-members of HCC: $40/person

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Thursday, 01/26/17 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm | iCal


McDermott, Will & Emery
227 W Monroe 45th floor
Chicago, IL 60611

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Look Who's Coming:

Stephen Diamond
Jonathan Weiss
Judy Thornber
Joseph Messer
Guest of Joseph Messer
Jon Ekdahl
Jason Koh
Robert Bernat
Timothy Solberg
  Solberg Advisors
Guest of Timothy Solberg
John Ansehl
  JPA Design
John Nicholas
Rosemary Kehr
Ann Brennan
  Brennan Executive Benefits
Paula Duffy
Denise Nitterhouse
David Scherer
Bill Komaiko
Ross Green
Thomas Ahleman
Geen Tomko
... a total of 22 guests.
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Tel:      1-847-256-1211
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