As a Venture Partner with The Aurora Funds, Greg scours the market and his relationships for investment opportunities and takes an active role in fundraising, helping Aurora identify “friend funds” for co-investment.
Greg hasmore than 20 years of financial and operational experience. Prior to joining Aurora, he spent two years as Director of the Private Equity Coverage Group at UBS Warburg Investment Banking. At UBS, he led business development efforts, including mergers and acquisitions, for private equity firms in the Midwest, Southeast and Mid Atlantic. He also developed marketing and sales strategies, worked on closing private equity placement assignments and managed relationships with more than 100 venture capital firms in the Southeast, Mid Atlantic and Midwest.
Greg’s professional career also encompasses a number of other leading financial institutions including Paine Webber, J.C. Bradford and Merrill Lynch. Greg also spent time as an entrepreneur, buying and selling several companies and learning from the success and/or failure of each.
Greg has a Bachelor of Science and MBA from the University of Urbana-Champaign in Illinois.