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Laura Van Peenan


Managing Director, Head of Alternative Private Equity, William Blair

Laura Van Peenan is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. She joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 1995. Prior to William Blair, she worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. She serves on the boards of several local organizations, including Chicago Public Media, MAPSCorps, University of Chicago Charter School, EarthHeart Foundation, University of Chicago Women’s Board, and HFS Chicago Scholars. She completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University and received her M.B.A. from Northwestern University.

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