2024 Annual Alumni Forum & Dinner 

Registration is open! Wharton and UPenn alumni who are private equity, venture capital, and other private alternative investors or allocators are invited to attend this marquee event.

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Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association (WPEVCAA) is excited to invite our global community to join us at the Annual Alumni Forum & Dinner this Spring in New York.  

This must-attend event attracts 175+ WPEVC alumni to re-connect and re-engage around the common bond of the Wharton/UPenn education and the alternative investment industry. 
 

New in 2024! To enhance networking and engagement, attendees will enjoy a reception-style dinner featuring a 2-hour open bar, food stations & hors d'oeuvres, and meet-up areas to easily connect with peers. 
 

 
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EVENT DETAILS

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time: 2:45 PM Registration opens; 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM Program & Reception
Location:  New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park S, New York, NY 10019 
Open to Wharton/UPenn alumni who satisfy the membership eligibility below.
 


Thank you to our Annual Corporate Sponsors! 

 

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Thank you to our Forum & Dinner Sponsors!  

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Learn about sponsorship opportunities. Email Jen Simons, jsimons@wpevc.org
 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Membership Eligibility: 
Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association is open to private equity, venture capital, or other private alternative investors or allocators AND who have graduated from The Wharton School or the University of Pennsylvania.  

Investment professionals include those who are investing equity capital in venture-stage companies, growth equity, buyouts, real estate, take-privates, or secondaries from a dedicated firm, family office, institutional limited partners, or professionals who manage third-party fund-of-funds targeting the private equity and venture capital space.  Mezzanine debt /private debt and angel investors who invest actively in private companies may also qualify. 

Cancellation Policy: 
Cancellations must be received via email to jsimons@wpevc.org by 9:00 PM ET Friday, April 12, 2024, to receive a refund, less a $10 processing fee. Substitutions are welcome in advance or on-site but guests must meet the membership eligibility outlined above.

Room Block 
A limited room block is available at the New York Athletic Club at a rate of $315++ per night. Please call the reservations line at 212-767-7135 and refer to the Wharton PE & VC Alumni Association. 

Dress Code: 
A jacket and collared shirt are required for men, and a jacket and tie are preferred. Women should dress with equal formality.  

Questions with registration or log-in: 
Contact Jennifer Simons, jsimons@wpevc.org 
 

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PLANNING COMMITTEE

Alina DiMeglio, WG'14, Apollo Global Management
Bruce Eatroff, WG'89, Star Mountain Capital
Leslie Golden, DigitalBridge, W’89, WG’96

Karen Griffith Gryga, WG'93, Biomeme, Inc.
Benji Guilford, WG'21, Blackstone
William Guo, WG19, BTG Pactual
Albert Hu, WG'18, Neuberger Berman
Michael Kopelman, C'97, WG'05, Armory Square Ventures
John McCarty, W'99, Star Mountain Capital
Lisa Myers, W'89, Clerisy
Anna Nekoranec, WG'91, Align Private Capital 
Tom Radford, W'07, 
Mark  Solovy, L'96, Monroe Capital LLC
Meena Thever, WG'08, Acon Investments

 

CLASS AMBASSADORS
Bruce Eatroff, WG'89, Star Mountain Capital 
Tom Courtney, WG'90, The Courtney Group 
Anna Maria Nekoranec, WG'91, Align Private Capital 
Karen Griffith Gryga, WG'93, Biomeme 
Craig Enenstein, WG'95, Corridor Capital 
Rob Driscoll, WG'95, Driscoll Holdings 
Mark Solovy, L'96, Monroe Capital 
John  McCarty, W '99, Star Mountain Capital 
Dean Miller, WG'99, PCOM Innovation Fund 
Bruce Schulman, WG'99, NGP Energy Technology Partners 
Craig Reed, WG'00, MultipFormance Capital 
Brett Topche, W'03, Red & Blue Ventures 
Dave McCoy, WG'04, RCP Advisors
Michelle Haigh Osorio, WG'05, KawiSafi Ventures 

Thomas Radford, W'07 
Alejandro Lopez Delgado, WG'07, CDPQ (Paris) 
Tal Slobodkin, WG'08, StageOne Ventures 
Jose Guzman, WG'11, 361Firm 
Jenny Friedman, W'12, Four Acres Venture Capital 
Wendy Xu, WG'12, Alt Advisory 
Matthew  Barbas, WG'12, Long Arc Capital 
Alina  DiMeglio, WG'14, Apollo Global Management 
Vivek Jain, WG'14, H.I.G. Capital 
Hannah Ross, CL'16, Beehouse LLC 
Albert Hu, WG'18, Neuberger Berman 
Yilun Li, WG'18, Neuberger Berman 
Willy Guo, WG'19, BTG Pactual 
Eduardo de Haro, WG'20, Antler
Jordan Hill, WG'22, Warwick Investment Group 
Sydney Bub, WG'23, Crestview Partners 
Ashley Knight, WG'23, Ara Partners 
Iynna  Halilou, WG'23, Defiance Capital 
 

Help build alumni engagement and promote the event to your cohorts.

Sign up to be a Class Ambassador,
email
jsimons@wpevc.org.