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Economics, Business, and Finance

Al Gordon to give talk about sports and business on Oct. 24

Lake Forest College is pleased to welcome Al Gordon, Chairman and CEO of Richland, Gordon & Company and the Co-CEO of ALDA Capital, to campus on October 24 at 7:30 p.m., to talk about his experience as a private equity investor and serial entrepreneur.

Located in Chicago, Richland, Gordon & Company is one of the oldest private equity firms in the nation and has focused primarily on middle market transactions. ALDA Capital was founded in 2010 and is focused on investing in banks, commercial, consumer, and specialty finance companies; real estate development; and most recently has launched White, Weld and Company, a global financial services, investment banking, and asset management enterprise. 

Gordon has also served as CEO, Chairman or Board member of a number of companies in manufacturing, media and entertainment, professional sports franchises, specialty retailing and financial services. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of Economics and Business at Lake Forest College.