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Welcome to the seventh season of our very successful Wharton Kellogg London Breakfast Speaker Series which again features a blue chip roster of individuals from the business, corporate, and civic communities. We will continue to meet at the Buckhead Club located on the 26th floor at 3344 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA, Our events start with a traditional breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and our featured speaker presentation beginning at 8:10 a.m. We promise an adjournment by 9:00 a.m. sharp.

Private Equity: Neal Aronson, Managing Director, Roark Capital

Wharton Kellogg London Breakfast Series

Friday, January 18, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM (EST)

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Private Equity Event

Panelist: Neal Aronson, Managing Director, Roark Capital

 

Neal Aronson is the Founder and Managing Partner of Roark Capital Group. Roark Capital is an Atlanta-based private equity firm that specialized in business and consumer service companies with attractive growth prospects. Specific areas of focus include franchise, brand management, environmental services and marketing services. The firm has $3 billion of equity capital under management.

 

In addition to his responsibilities as Managing Partner, Aronson is most actively involved in Roark's investments in FOCUS Brands, Primrose, Corner Bakery, and Arby's. Prior to founding Roark, Aronson was Co-Founder and CFO of U.S. Franchise Systems ("USFS"). Aronson helped transform USFS from one brand with 22 hotels in nine states to three brands with more than 500 hotels in 50 states and five countries, making USFS the tenth largest hotel company in the United States. Prior to founding USFS, Aronson was a Principal of Odyssey Partners, L.P., a private investment partnership founded by Jack Nash and Leon Levy. Prior to Odyssey, Aronson was a Principal and General Partner at Acadia Partners, L.P. (now Oak Hill Partners), and subsequently a Managing Director of its successor company Rosecliff Inc. Aronson began his career in the corporate finance department at Drexel, Burnham, Lambert Incorporated. Aronson received a B.A. from Lehigh University.

 

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When & Where

3344 Peachtree Road
Suite 2600
Atlanta, 30326

Friday, January 18, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM (EST)


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Organizer

Wharton Kellogg London Breakfast Series

Scott Cullen, Kellogg School of Management

Capital Markets – Development & Asset Strategy

JLL

 

John Gehlmann, Kellogg School of Management

Vice President

International Capital Solutions, LLC

 

Danica L. Griffith, Wharton School

Vice-President, Private Wealth Management

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

 

Rob Schuler, London Business School

Sr. Director, Strategic Technologies

Cox Communications

 

Kevin Crump, London Business School

Senior Vice president

Suntrust Bank

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