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T. Bondurant
French, CFA


Bon is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and has been with Adams Street Partners and its predecessor organizations since 1980. He was instrumental in the development of Adams Street’s private equity investment strategies, fund management, and investor relations. Bon is sought out by private equity firms, consultants, and investors for advice and recommendations on a variety of private equity topics.

Bon has been a guest lecturer to business schools, Wall Street firms, private equity conferences and industry trade associations about various investment topics and strategies. He was a member of the CFA Institute Committee (formerly AIMR – the Association for Investment Management and Research), which made recommendations concerning standards for reporting performance in private equity. Bon was also a contributor to the ICFA’s first book on the subject of private market investments, Investing in Venture Capital (1988).

Bon is the Chairman of the Adams Street Partners Board of Directors, and is a member of the Portfolio Construction Committee.

Previous Experience
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
Connecticut General Insurance Company

Northwestern University, BA, MBA

Professional Affiliation:
Member of the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, and Chairman of the Investment Committee at Northwestern University
Member of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management Dean's Advisory Council
Member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago Leadership Council
Member of the Economic Club of Chicago
Chairman of the Board of the Center for Railroad Photography and Art
Former Director of the National Venture Capital Association
Trustee and Former Chairman of the Board of the Chicago History Museum

Bon French