Category: Clients

Don’t Retire, Evolve

  When your 50th birthday passes, there are some changes that get set in motion. For one, you start getting AARP magazines – which is quite the splash of cold water for many of us. For another, the company you work for starts hinting about impending retirement. That’s fair – after all, most people do […]

Scott George Joins XMS Capital Partners as Managing Director!

XMS Capital Partners, LLC (“XMS”) has announced the hiring of Scott P. George as Managing Director in its Chicago office. Mr. George possesses a rare combination of investment banking and corporate development skills that will augment XMS’ core mission of delivering objective, value added advice and custom tailored solutions to help clients achieve their strategic […]

John Lewis has joined Madison Dearborn Partners, LCC as Executive Partner!

Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, announced that it has engaged industry leader John Lewis as an Executive Partner in pursuit of attractive investment opportunities for MDP’s funds across the information services landscape. In particular, Mr. Lewis, who most recently served as Global President of Nielsen Holdings PLC […]

SMP client, Patty Mishic joins CoorsTek as Chief Commercial Officer!

Patty brings valuable experience building sustained, organic growth in materials-focused businesses. She most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer, at A. Schulman, leading all commercial efforts. Before that Patty worked at Dow Chemical for twelve years where she advanced through a variety of global marketing, commercial, and business development roles. AboutCoorsTek: CoorsTek is the international […]

Congrats to SMP client, Mark Sefcik, on this new role as President of Sundyne!

Mark brings a broad diversified industrial operating background spanning 25 years and multiple markets/geographies. Mark’s most recent role was with Actuant where he was the Industrial Segment Leader. Prior to assuming the segment leader role, Mark was the Global President of Enerpac, the largest division within the Actuant group. Mark was responsible for transforming the […]

Gene Jacobs of Seyfarth Shaw Speaks at Client Networking Lunch

Gene Jacobs, Senior Partner at Seyfarth Shaw, presented to Shields Meneley clients and staff at this month’s Client Networking Lunch. Gene is one of the country’s leading executive compensation attorneys. Gene discussed a number of topics relative to current issues/trends in executive employment agreements and executive compensation. Gene is a partner in the firm’s Employee […]

Patrick O’Brien Reveals the Secret to Creating Value in Private Equity at Client Networking Lunch

Patrick O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer of Paris Presents Inc., a global beauty company, joined us this week for our June Client Networking Lunch, sharing his story and successes with a keynote presentation entitled “Creating Value in Private Equity…How Paris Presents Became One of the Fastest Growing Beauty Companies”. Forged in the crucible of a 30 year […]

Kevin Sheridan Teaches Leaders How to Build a Magnetic Culture at Client Networking Lunch

Kevin Sheridan, an internationally recognized keynote speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and one of the most sought-after voices in the world on the topic of employee engagement, took the floor at this month’s client networking lunch to share what he’s learned about how to attract and retain top talent. “As we look ahead into […]

Frederic Jung becomes Chief Financial Officer at Northwest Hardwoods

Congrats to SMP client, Frederic Jung, on his new role as Chief Financial Officer at Northwest Hardwoods! A leading North American hardwood lumber brand, Northwest Hardwoods is recognized by the furniture, cabinet and millwork industries for its high quality and custom grades. Frederic brings 29 years of finance expertise and global business experience in both […]

Eric O’Toole Becomes General Manager of Sports, Fitness and Outdoor at Jet.com

Congrats to SMP client, Eric O’Toole, on his new role a General Manager Sports, Fitness and Outdoor at Jet.com! Jet is a privately held e-commerce company founded in 2014 and headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey. Jet’s mission is to become the smartest way to shop and save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology […]

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