Stanley C. Golder Award - Illinois Venture Capital Association
Stanley C. Golder Award

Stanley C. Golder Award

IVCA Annual Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP

The Golder Award, honors individuals who have made profound and lasting contributions to the private equity industry in Illinois and is awarded based on the following:

    •    Is a recognized leader in venture/private equity investing.
    •    Has a strong track record of investment results.
    •    A person who demonstrates the highest ethical standards on both a personal and professional level.
    •    A history of achievements that reflect high standards for him/herself and others.

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Previous Awardees are:

  • 2017: John A. Hatherly, Wynnchurch Capital
  • 2016: Paul J. Carbone, Pritzker Group Private Capital
  • 2015: Peter Barris, New Enterprise Associates
  • 2013: Theodore L. Koenig, Monroe Capital
  • 2012: T. Bondurant French, Adams Street Partners
  • 2011: Brian P. Simmons, CHS Capital
  • 2010: Lester B. Knight, RoundTable Healthcare Partners
  • 2009: Bryan Cressey, Cressey & Co.
  • 2009: John L. Hines, President (Ret.) Continental Illinois Venture Corporation, Continental Illinois Equity Corporation
  • 2008: Kevin R. Evanich, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • 2007: Samuel B. Guren, Guren Capital Management, LLC
  • 2006: Paul J. Finnegan, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • 2006: Samuel M. Mencoff, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • 2005: Gary P. Brinson, GP Brinson Investments
  • 2004: Ned Heizer, Jr.
  • 2003: Bret R. Maxwell, MK Capital
  • 2002: Carl D. Thoma, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners