Facetime with Barry Siadat, SK Capital Partners
Prior to founding SK Capital Partners, Dr. Siadat worked for 37 years in the chemicals and materials industries as an inventor, operator and investor. In recent past, Dr. Siadat has been the chairman of several specialty materials and chemicals companies including Rutherford Chemicals, Reilly Industries, Vertellus Specialties, Sermatech International and Velsicol Chemical Company. Dr. Siadat began his career at W.R. Grace & Co., where he held a number of technical, operating and executive positions, including Vice President, Corporate Technologies. In 1995, he joined AlliedSignal where he was Corporate Vice President and Chief Growth Officer and later President of Avient Technologies.
He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Ascend Performance Materials, Aristech Acrylics, Archroma and SI Group. He previously served on the Board of Directors of IBA Molecular , Calabrian Corporation, TPC Group and Addivant. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors of Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach.
Dr. Siadat earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, as well as an M.S. in Polymer Science and Engineering and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.
Matthew Edward Schernecke advises direct lenders, mezzanine investment funds, and venture capital investors on loans and other investment transactions with a wide range of borrowers across industry classes and of all sizes, types, and structures. Matthew also advises private equity clients and corporate borrowers on domestic and cross-border acquisition financings, out-of-court restructurings and workouts, bankruptcy matters, and real estate financings. Matthew leads transactions spanning diverse industries, including media and telecommunications, Internet and technology, food and beverage, real estate, retail, and healthcare. Matthew serves as the New York office local practice group leader for the finance group.
Chair of the firm’s emerging business and technology practice, Steven M. Cohen represents entrepreneurs, private equity investors, and venture capital funds. He advises clients in such industries as technology, life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, digital health, and fintech. Steve counsels mid-Atlantic region investors and emerging growth companies in a variety of business transaction including equity financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, initial public offerings (IPOs), joint ventures, and international strategic partnerships. With a knack for creating connections between investors and entrepreneurs, Steve helps develop and implement growth strategies, working with companies throughout their entire lifecycle. Steve is also author of the recently published book: Leading From Within: A Guide To Maximizing Your Effectiveness Through Meditation.
ZOOM Conference room provided by YJP
This event starts on Thursday April 23rd at 5:30 PM.
This event is part of our newest initiative, YJP's "Facetime with Finance Leaders" series!
Please join YJP and Barry Siadat, Co-Founder and Managing Director, SK Capital, to learn about investment strategy and technique during economic upheaval.
*Zoom call in details will not be sent until 24 hours prior to the event*
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This event is complimentary for:
Professional level members in the Finance division.
Young Leadership members and above levels.