Director, Private Equity
Sarah's primary role is to source new business opportunities and execute transactions in the Midwestern United States.
Prior to joining Ardenton, Sarah spent over a decade in investment banking working with clients on sell-side and buy-side M&A, as well as public and private debt and equity financings. Most recently, Sarah was a Director of Investment Banking at Mesirow Financial, where she worked on M&A engagements for closely-held companies.
Prior to Mesirow, Sarah worked with UBS Investment Bank, where she focused on M&A and debt financing. She started her career in the Financial Advisory Services group of Houlihan Lokey focusing on fairness and solvency opinions and general business and securities valuations. Sarah has completed over 30 transactions on behalf of owners/entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, private equity firms and public companies across a variety of industries. Sarah earned a B.S. from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.