Private equity, entrepreneurship, career strategy and transformation, capital formation, complex financing structures, organizational dynamics/team building/leadership, decision theory, and crisis management
Chicago Booth Private Equity Case Challenge, and student lunch and learns
Tim Kelly, MBA ’00, is a former partner (retired) at Adams Street Partners. Kelly’s career spanned more than 30 years in private equity, law, and listed securities trading. At Adams Street, he was a senior member of the leveraged buyouts, growth capital, and special situations investment teams. Previously, he was a managing director of the equity investment team at GE Commercial Finance; a corporate lawyer and portfolio manager at Allstate; and a trader at Goldman Sachs. Kelly sponsored and was personally responsible for managing over $5 billion of private investments, and led highly accomplished teams of investment professionals across his career.