Primary Investments

David Arcauz, CFA Partner

David is a Partner who primarily specializes in the sourcing and execution of Large and pan-European mid-market buyout funds. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street.

Location: London
Email: darcauz@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +44 20 7659 7734
Year Joined: 2010

Previous Experience:
UBS Global Wealth Management
Swiss Life Private Equity Partners
ALPHA Associates

Academic:
Université De Lausanne, Master of Law

Executive Assistant:
Georgia Elwell
Email:gelwell@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +44 20 7659 7734

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Alex Bozoglou Associate

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

Location: London
Email: abozoglou@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +44 20 7659 7734
Year Joined: 2014

Previous Experience:
Quale Munro
Royal Bank of Scotland

Academic:
University of Oxford, Balliol College, BA, Economics and Management

Executive Assistant:
Georgia Elwell
Email:gelwell@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +44 20 7659 7734

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Jeffrey BurgisPartner

Jeff is a Partner primarily specializing in leveraged buyouts & growth capital, mezzanine and distressed debt fund investments. He is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street’s managers including ABRY Partners, Bain Capital, Industrial Opportunity Partners, Trivest and Leonard Green & Partners. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street.

Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant.

Location: Chicago
Email: jburgis@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7871
Year Joined: 2002

Previous Experience:
Goldman, Sachs & Company
A.T. Kearney
IPC Group
Arthur Andersen

Academic:
University of Notre Dame, BA
University of Chicago, MBA

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

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Adam Chenoweth, CFA Senior Associate

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

Location: Chicago
Email: achenoweth@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-4359
Year Joined: 2010

Previous Experience:
Merrill Lynch

Academic:
Northwestern University, BS

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

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Arnaud de Cremiers Partner

Arnaud is a Partner primarily specializing in leveraged buyouts and growth capital fund investments and focuses on small and mid-market buyout funds in the UK, Benelux, France and Spain. He is involved in European venture capital investments and also covers the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street and is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street's managers including Astorg Partners, Hitecvision, Piper, L Capital, Phoenix Equity Partners, Ethos and Waterland.

Location: London
Email: adecremiers@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +44 20 7659 7734
Year Joined: 2003

Previous Experience:
Access Capital Partners
SG Cowen
Société Générale

Academic:
Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Reims, MA
University of Paris X Nanterre, MS

Executive Assistant:
Georgia Elwell
Email:gelwell@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +44 20 7659 7734

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Thomas GladdenPartner

Tom is a Partner primarily specializing in venture and growth capital fund investments. He is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street's managers including Alta Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Split Rock Partners and Summit Partners. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street.

Location: Chicago
Email: tgladden@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-8477
Year Joined: 2002

Previous Experience:
Duke Management Company
Youth and Family Resource Center
APM Incorporated

Academic:
Dartmouth College, BA, magna cum laude
University of Chicago, MS

Executive Assistant:
Kristen Klamert
kklamert@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (312) 553-8477

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Doris (Yiyang) Guo Principal

Doris is a Principal primarily responsible for supporting the Primary Investment Team activities, with a focus on the Greater China region.

Location: Beijing
Email: dguo@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +8610 8587 2312
Year Joined: 2012

Previous Experience:
Adveq Investment Management Co. Ltd.
C.V. Starr Investment Advisory Asia Ltd.

Academic:
University of Shanghai for Science and
Technology, BE

Executive Assistant:
Irene Chua
ichua@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +65 6303 8736

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James Korczak Partner

Jim is a Partner primarily specializing in buyout & growth capital, energy and Latin America fund investments. He is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street's managers including Accel-KKR, Banc Funds, First Reserve, NGP Midstream & Resources, RoundTable Healthcare Partners and Serent Capital. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street.

Jim is a Certified Public Accountant.

Location: Chicago
Email: jkorczak@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (312) 553-7871
Year Joined: 2000

Previous Experience:
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
Ernst & Young

Academic:
University of Notre Dame, BBA, magna cum laude
Northwestern University, MBA

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

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Dominic Maier Associate

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

Location: London
Email: dmaier@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +44 20 7659 7734
Year Joined: 2012

Previous Experience:
Ernst & Young

Academic:
Lancaster University Management School, BSc
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, CA

Executive Assistant:
Georgia Elwell
Email:gelwell@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +44 20 7659 7734

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Kelly Meldrum, CFA Partner

Kelly is a Partner and head of Adams Street Partners’ Primary team. She is focused on the Global primary portfolio. She has been a member of the Primary Investment Committee since 2008 and opened the Menlo Park office in 2006.

Kelly is currently responsible for many of Adams Street’s General Partners, including Accel, August, Benchmark, Berkshire and TA Associates.

Location: Menlo Park
Email: kmeldrum@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862
Year Joined: 2005

Previous Experience:
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Hewlett-Packard Corporation
Morgan Stanley & Company

Academic:
Bentley College, BS

Executive Assistant:
Kirsten Strain
kstrain@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +1 (650) 331-4862

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Sunil Mishra Partner

Sunil is a Partner who primarily specializes in the sourcing and execution of Asian investments specifically in India, Australia, Vietnam and Southeast Asia. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street.

Location: Singapore
Email: smishra@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +65 6303 8737
Year Joined: 2007

Previous Experience:
Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
Tata Group (Tacogroup) India

Academic:
National University of Singapore, MBA
University of Pune (COEP), BE

Executive Assistant:
Yvonne Yeo
yyeo@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +65 6303 8737

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Ross MorrisonPrincipal

Ross is a Principal primarily focused on the European Private Equity and Venture Capital portfolio including UK, the Nordic Region and Israel. Ross is also involved in Emerging Europe and Russia and is responsible for the coverage of Africa. Prior to joining Adams Street Partners, Ross was an Investment Associate with Horsley Bridge where he focused on making buyout and venture investments in Europe, the US and emerging markets. Prior to joining Horsley Bridge, Ross was on the Commercial Due Diligence team within the Private Equity group at Ernst & Young.

Ross sits on advisory boards for three private equity firms within the Adams Street Partners portfolio.

Ross is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Location: London
Email: rmorrison@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +44 20 7659 7734
Year Joined: 2010

Previous Experience:
Horsley Bridge
Ernst & Young

Academic:
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Honors, BSc
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, CA

Executive Assistant:
Georgia Elwell
Email:gelwell@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +44 20 7659 7734

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Chin Bock SengAssociate

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

Prior to joining Adams Street Partners, Chin Bock spent 2 years at Ernst & Young Solutions LLP in Singapore, serving as an Associate in the Transaction Advisory Services Group. Chin Bock was focused on restructuring assignments for the firm.

Chin Bock is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Location: Singapore
Email: cseng@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +65 6303 8744
Year Joined: 2013

Previous Experience:
Ernst & Young Solutions LLP

Academic:
Nanyang Technological University, BSc Accounting

Executive Assistant:
Yvonne Yeo
yyeo@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +65 6303 8737

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Sergey Sheshuryak Partner

Sergey is a Partner primarily focused on the European portfolio including Emerging Europe and Israel. He is responsible for managing relationships in Italy, the Nordic region, Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. He is also responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street's managers including AB Segulah, Abingworth, Baring Vostok, Halder, Investindustrial, and Prime Technology. Sergey is a member of the Primary Investment Committee.

Location: London
Email: ssheshuryak@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +44 20 7659 7733
Year Joined: 1999

Previous Experience:
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
Andersen Consulting
Intek Ltd.

Academic:
Russian University of Chemical Technology (Moscow), MSc
London Business School, MBA

Executive Assistant:
Susan Cleveland
scleveland@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +44 20 7659 7733

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Yar-Ping Soo, CFAPartner

Yar-Ping is a Partner primarily specializing in Asian pan-regional leveraged buyouts as well as country focused funds, specifically in Greater China, Japan, Korea and Indonesia. She actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street and is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street's managers.

Location: Singapore
Email: ypsoo@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +65 6303 8742
Year Joined: 2010

Previous Experience:
GIC Special Investments
North America Funds and Co-Investment Group
Asian Direct Investment Group

Academic:
University of Melbourne, BCom
University of California at Berkeley, MBA

Executive Assistant:
Yvonne Yeo
yyeo@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +65 6303 8737

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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) 553-7871
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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Piau-Voon Wang, CFA Partner

Wang is a Partner primarily focused on the Asian portfolio.  He joined Adams Street Partners initially in the London office to research the Asian markets and has been involved in formulating Adams Street’s private equity fund investment strategy for Asia.  He opened Adams Street Partners’ Singapore office in 2006 and is responsible for managing relationships with several of Adams Street’s managers including Affinity, CDH, ChrysCapital, Trustbridge and Legend Capital.  Wang is a member of the Primary Investment Committee and Strategy Advisory Committee.

Location: Singapore
Email: vwang@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +65 6303 8736
Year Joined: 1999

Previous Experience:
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
Arthur Andersen
Nikko Capital Singapore
Indosuez Asset Management Singapore

Academic:
Nanyang Technological University, BAcc

Executive Assistant:
Irene Chua
ichua@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +65 6303 8736

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

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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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Ling Jen WuAssociate

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

Location: Singapore
Email: lwu@adamsstreetpartners.com
Phone: +65 6303 8732
Year Joined: 2012

Previous Experience:
Capital Advisors Partners Asia

Academic:
Singapore Management University, BSc

Executive Assistant:
Irene Chua
ichua@adamsstreetpartners.com
Assistant Phone: +65 6303 8736

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