Each year, the Darden Private Equity Club and the Mayo Center for Asset Management convene leading private equity practitioners at the intersection of several industry hot topics. This year we will be hosting several guests as part of a speaker series occurring through the fall and spring semesters.
9 November 2023: Mark Pacala (Operating Partner, Healthcare Private Equity). Mark is a tenured business professional with over 30 years of general management and private equity experience in healthcare and consumer services companies.
15 November 2023: John Fruehwirth, Darden '96 (Managing Partner, Rotunda Capital Partners)
Additional speaker information will be added as it becomes available.
2023 Conference: 23-24 March
DPEC President's Opening Remarks, Sukari Brown (MBA '23)
Remarks Honoring Susan Chaplinsky and Her Impact, John Fruehwirth (MBA '96), Rotunda Capital Partners
Fireside Chat on Global Infrastructure Investing with Jose Maria Zertuche, BlackRock (Moderated by Professor Elena Loutskina)
Panel on Investing Opportunities and Considerations in Healthcare with Church Moore, Kelso and Frank Winslow, Quad-C (Moderated by Taylor Cole, Harren Equity Partners)
Keynote Speaker (virtual), Jose E. Feliciano, Clearlake Capital (Moderated by John Loverro, Lexington Partners and Sukari Brown (MBA '23))
Panel on the Current State of Private Equity: "Exploring Investment Activity, Trends, and Challenges" with John Alouf, Virginia Retirement System and Caitlin Fitzmaurice, Selby Lane (Moderated by Schon Williams, Mercer Alternatives)
Moderated by Robert S. Harris, C. Stewart Sheppard Professor of Business Administration, UVA Darden
ESG and Private Equity
Moderated by Matthew McBrady, Professor of Practice, UVA Darden
State of the Industry and Moderated Q&A
Perspectives: Founding and Building a Private Equity Firm