July 11, 2019 | New York, NY

Exponent Exchange 2019

EXPONENT EXCHANGE 2019 | JULY 11, 2019 | SECOND, 849 6th Avenue, NYC

Exponent’s Annual Exchange brings a trusted network of women dealmakers together for a focused day of robust content and networking. The Exchange provides attendees with the opportunity to establish new connections, reinforce existing ones, and absorb timely and relevant knowledge from industry leaders – taking relationship building and decision-making to a new power.

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11:00am – Registration & Networking

11:30am – KEYNOTE SPEAKER, Stephanie Ruhle, Anchor, MSNBC Learn more

12:15pm – Luncheon Sponsored by Stephens Inc.

1:30pm – Networking Break and Sweets

2:00pm – Breakout Discussions Part I

Track A:
Exponent Explore: The Pulse on Blockchain, Cannabis, and ESG Sponsored by Duff & Phelps

  • Moderator, Ekaterina Timaeva, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps Learn more

  • Tracy Hazzard, Columnist, Inc. Magazine, & Co-founder, Podetize Learn more

  • Jennifer Leonard, Executive Director of Asset Manager Due Diligence, Cornerstone Capital Group Learn more

  • Sara Presler, General Counsel, Mohave Cannabis Co. Learn more

Track B:
A Deal’s a Deal – The Real Landscape of The Middle Market Sponsored by Jefferies & Owens Group

  • Moderator, Joseph Ehrlich, President, Owens Group Learn more

  • Sarah Overbay, Managing Director, North Island Learn more

  • Gretchen Perkins, Partner, Huron Capital Learn more

  • Phyllis Riggins, Managing Director, Stephens Inc. Learn more

  • Courtney Tuttle, Managing Director, Jefferies & Company Learn more

3:00pm – Breakout Discussions Part II

Track A:
Disrupting the Consumer Experience – Who is Winning Wallet

  • Moderator, Veronica Dagher, Wall Street Journal Learn more

  • Sara Buckley, Managing Director, KeyBanc Capital Markets Learn more

  • Neda Daneshzadeh, Co-founder & Partner, Prelude Growth Partners Learn more

  • Lizabeth Dunn, Founder & CEO, Pro4ma Inc. Learn more

  • Blythe Jack, Managing Director, TSG Consumer Partners Learn more

Track B:
Healthcare and Wellness– Hotter and Trickier than Ever for Investors 

  • Moderator, Jaimy Lee, News Editor, Healthcare, LinkedIn Learn more

  • Lisa Cuesta, Principal, NextGen Venture Partners Learn more

  • Stacy Guffanti, Director Corporate M&A Practice, Cain Brothers Learn more

  • Carolyn Horn, Principal, Healthcare Equity Capital Markets, Needham & Company Learn more

  • Karen Winterhof, Vice President, FFL Partners Learn More

4:00pm – Networking Break

4:30pm – Spotlight: 
The Launch Sequence: Women Led Funds
Introduction by Gretchen Dahlberg, General Counsel, Merrill Corporation Learn more

  • Moderator, Peter Lehrman, CEO, Axial Learn more

  • Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner, 1843 Capital Learn more

  • Trish Costello, CEO & Founder, Portfolia Learn more

  • Laura Sachar, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Starvest Partners Learn more

  • Suzanne Yoon, Founder and Managing Partner, Kinzie Capital Partners, Learn more

5:30pm – Rooftop Cocktail Reception