Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Keck ’97
Please join Chicago Booth for the next Distinguished Speaker Series event on April 20, featuring Tom Keck, ’97, partner and head of research and portfolio management at StepStone Group, a global private markets investment firm overseeing approximately $333 billion of private markets allocations that last year went public with an IPO (Nasdaq: STEP). Keck will speak with Madhav Rajan, dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting, about how the pandemic has impacted private markets, how his experience at Chicago Booth has prepared him for challenges and successes in his career, and more.
Can’t attend live? Register to receive the recording after the event.
Keck also recently spoke to the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation about investment trends and how private markets are evolving. Read the interview here.
Mr. Keck is StepStone’s head of research and portfolio management. He is also involved in the firm’s responsible investing and risk management initiatives.
Prior to cofounding StepStone, Mr. Keck was a managing director at Pacific Corporate Group, a private equity investment firm that oversaw over $15 billion of private equity commitments for institutional investors. Before that, he was a principal with Blue Capital, a middle-market buyout firm.
Mr. Keck graduated cum laude with a BA from the George Washington University and received his MBA with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He served in the US Navy as a Naval Flight Officer, receiving numerous decorations flying EA-6Bs off the USS Nimitz (CVN-68).