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Maura O'Hara: The State of Venture Capital in Chicago

DATE: Monday, November 3, 2013
TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
LOCATION: McDermott, Will & Emery, 227 W. Monroe, 45th Floor, Chicago

Presented by the Entrepreneurship Council

Maura O’Hara has been with the Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA) since 2003 and Executive Director since January, 2004.  The IVCA, formed in 2000, is a 130 member-firms trade association promoting the interests of the Midwest venture capital and private equity community.  IVCA members firms collectively have over $100 billion in assets under management.

Maura has 25 years’ marketing, strategy and consulting experience and has worked in diverse industries including: retail, home services, consumer packaged goods and professional services.   When she left Sears, Roebuck and Co. in 2002 Maura was Vice President of Customer Strategies and Consumer Research.  During her 8-year career at Sears, Maura held
positions in Corporate Strategy, Marketing and Customer Relationship Management.  Prior to Sears, Maura was in Operational Planning at Helene Curtis and investment banking at Stevenson & Company.

Maura has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Illinois – Urbana and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.  Maura serves as a judge for the Chicago Innovation Awards and sits on the boards of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center/1871, ChicagoNEXT and Thrive Counseling Center in Oak Park, IL. 

Wine, cheese and refreshments will be provided. Please sign up by clicking the "Click here to buy tickets!!!" link at the bottom of this page or by calling the club office at 1-847-256-4846. Previous registration is required, as building security demands a list of participants.

DATE:  Monday, November 3, 2014
TIME:  5:30 pm Registration/Networking, 6:00 pm Start
LOCATION:  McDermott, Will & Emery, 227 W. Monroe, 45th Floor, Chicago
HBSCC Patron and Patron & Guest Pass members: FREE     
HBSCC Regular members and their guests: $30/person   
Non-members of HBSCC: $50/person   
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