Chicago

Megan Schroeder Graphics and Communications Specialist

Megan is responsible for applying her design skills and knowledge of graphic arts to support Adams Street Partners communications needs, including incorporating our corporate brand and visual identity across print and electronic media.

Location: Chicago
Email: mschroeder@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-8494
Year Joined: 2014

Previous Experience:
Ernst & Young
Cox Communications
Schawk (Supporting Harrah's Entertainment)

Academic:
Purdue University, BA

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Anne SemikPartner

Anne is responsible for the coordination and maintenance of the various legal documentation processes. This includes coordination and documentation relating to clients' subscriptions to the annual Adams Street Partnership Fund Program close. She is also involved in corporate-related legal matters, including regulatory and compliance reporting, partnership amendments, maintenance of various corporate records and other special projects as they arise.

Location: Chicago
Email: asemik@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7888
Year Joined: 1985

Previous Experience:
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
First Chicago Investment Advisors

Academic:
Loyola University of Chicago, BA
National Regulatory Services – Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® Certification

Executive Assistant:
Megan Ronnei
mronnei@adamsstreetpartners.com
Legal Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-8490

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Sejal Shah Principal

Sejal provides support for separate account and commingled fund transactions, assists in cash and asset reconciliation activities and manages a range of requirements related to financial statement and tax-related information.

Location: Chicago
Email: sshah@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7885
Year Joined: 2005

Previous Experience:
Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Indymac Bank

Academic:
University of Michigan, BA

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Sam Shanley Associate

Sam is an Associate responsible for supporting the Venture Capital and Growth Equity Team in all aspects of the investment decision-making process.

Location: Chicago
Email: sshanley@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7866
Year Joined: 2014

Previous Experience:
Marcquarie Capital
BBDO Europe

Academic:
University of Notre Dame, BBA

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Cimmarusti
kcimmarusti@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-7860

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Jason Swanson, CFA Partner

Jason is responsible for financial/accounting support for a subset of Adams Street Partners' multiple commingled funds. His activities include financial statement preparation and review, cash management, partnership investment valuation, portfolio analysis and special projects.

Jason is a Certified Public Accountant.

Location: Chicago
Email: jswanson@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7892
Year Joined: 2001

Previous Experience:
Arthur Andersen

Academic:
University of Illinois, BS

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Michael TaylorAssociate

Mike is an Associate responsible for supporting the Primary Investment Team in all aspects of the investment decision-making process.

Location: Chicago
Email: mtaylor@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-4377
Year Joined: 2012

Previous Experience:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Academic:
Amherst College, BA

Executive Assistant:
Marcia Gomez
mgomez@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-7871

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Christina TottonPartner

Christy is responsible for financial/accounting support for a subset of Adams Street Partners’ multiple funds. Her activities include financial statement preparation, cash management, partnership investment valuation, portfolio analysis and special projects.

Location: Chicago
Email: ctotton@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7894
Year Joined: 2001

Previous Experience:
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Academic:
University of Missouri-Columbia, BS, summa cum laude, MS

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Tobias True, CFA, FRMPrincipal

Toby is responsible for applying the firm’s advanced analytical capabilities to support activities related to performance attribution and portfolio risk management utilized in the firm’s client service and investment processes.

Location: Chicago
Email: ttrue@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-4519
Year Joined: 2012

Previous Experience:
MSCI Barra
Bloomberg L.P.

Academic:
Duke University, BS
University of Michigan, with high distinction, MBA

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Renee Vogl Partner

Renee is responsible for coordinating Adams Street Partners' reporting for both external clients and internal management, and various other special projects.

Location: Chicago
Email: rvogl@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-8584
Year Joined: 2000

Previous Experience:
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
Peterson's

Academic:
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, BA

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Katherine Wanner Partner

Kathy is a Partner and serves on the Adams Street Partners Global Primary Investment Committee, which is responsible for implementing strategy and approving all primary portfolio investments. She focuses on the US portfolio and is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street's managers including Battery Ventures, Cortec, Water Street and Warburg Pincus. Kathy sits on advisory boards for seven private equity firms within the Adams Street Partners portfolio.

Location: Chicago
Email: kwanner@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-8476
Year Joined: 1993

Previous Experience:
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
Frontier Risk Management
Morgan Stanley & Company

Academic:
University of New York at Binghamton, BS
Northwestern University, MBA, Dean's List

Executive Assistant:
Deb Porter
dporter@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-8476

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Craig Waslin, CFA Partner

Craig is a member of the Direct Team with a specific focus on buyout co-investments. In this role he is involved in the sourcing, screening, execution, monitoring and exiting of buyout co-investments.

Craig serves on the Board of Adams Harris.

Location: Chicago
Email: kcimmarusti@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7860
Year Joined: 2007

Previous Experience:
PPM America Capital Partners
Frye-Louis Capital Advisors
Heller Financial

Academic:
University of Wisconsin, BA
University of Chicago, MBA

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Cimmarusti
kcimmarusti@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-7860

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Morgan Webber Principal

Morgan is a Principal responsible for supporting the Primary Investment Team in all aspects of the investment decision-making process.

Location: Chicago
Email: mwebber@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-8475
Year Joined: 2011

Previous Experience:
Blackrock Private Equity Partners
Merrill Lynch Investment Managers

Academic:
University of Wisconsin, BA, Dean's List
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, MBA

Executive Assistant:
Deb Porter
dporter@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-8476

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Rocio Werner Partner

As Head of Investment Operations, Rocio manages the high volume of daily operations for client and commingled fund portfolios. She is also involved in providing client service, including special requests and bank relationships.

Location: Chicago
Email: rwerner@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7881
Year Joined: 2004

Previous Experience:
Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America

Academic:
Loyola University, BS, Dean's List
University of Illinois, MS
DePaul University, MBA, with distinction

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Jared WhiteAssociate

Jared is an Associate responsible for supporting the Primary Investment Team in all aspects of the investment decision-making process.

Location: Chicago
Email: jwhite@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-4332
Year Joined: 2013

Previous Experience:
William Blair & Company, LLC

Academic:
The University of Chicago, BA

Executive Assistant:
Marcia Gomez
mgomez@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-7871

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Steven Wilde, CFA Partner

As Senior Account Manager, Steve is responsible for attracting, developing, maintaining and retaining long-term relationships with prospective and existing clients, who commit investment assets for management by Adams Street.

Prior to joining Adams Street in December of 2013, Steve was Managing Director of UBS’s institutional client relationship team, acting as a key adviser to the firm’s clients, managing and expanding relationships across all asset classes and strategically developing the firm’s business. In this role Steve worked closely with a wide spectrum of institutional investors to create investment offerings appropriate for their aggregate portfolios. He was a Trust Officer of the UBS Global Asset Management Trust Company and served on their Board of Directors from 2001 – 2009.

Steve is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.

Location: Chicago
Email: swilde@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7867
Year Joined: 2013

Academic:
Colorado State University, BS

Executive Assistant:
Angela Harris
aharris@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-8483

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Douglas Wong, CFA Partner

Douglas is responsible for financial/accounting support for a subset of Adams Street Partners' multiple commingled funds. His activities include financial statement preparation, cash management, partnership investment valuation, portfolio analysis and special projects.

Location: Chicago
Email: dwong@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7889
Year Joined: 2010

Previous Experience:
Bankers Trust Australia Ltd
Deutsche Asset Management (Australia) Ltd
Calder Capital Partners

Academic:
University of Sydney, BCom
Macquarie University, MCom

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Triste Wyckoff-Heintz Partner

Triste is responsible for financial/accounting support for a subset of Adams Street Partners' multiple commingled funds. Her activities include financial statement preparation, cash management, partnership investment valuation, portfolio analysis and special projects.

Triste is a Certified Public Accountant.

Location: Chicago
Email: twyckoff@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7893
Year Joined: 2000

Previous Experience:
LaSalle Bank

Academic:
Indiana University, BS
Northwestern University, MBA

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Jian Zhang, Ph.D.Principal

Jian is a Senior Quantitative Analyst responsible for the strategic impact of the firm’s analytical capabilities, application of quantitative methods in the developing and execution of investment strategy and risk management assessments.

Location: Chicago
Email: jzhang@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-4421
Year Joined: 2012

Previous Experience:
O'Connor LLC
Ronin Capital LLC

Academic:
Beijing University, Diploma
University of Oslo, BS
University of Oslo, M. Sc.
University of Chicago, Ph.D.

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