Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC - Focus: management buy-outs, growth equity financing, recapitalization and acquisition-oriented financing.


Karla J. Bullard

Principal and Chief Financial Officer


Prior to joining MDP, Ms. Bullard served as a Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Deerfield Capital Management, an asset management company supporting approximately $15 billion in assets under management in alternative structures including CLOs, CDOs, a public REIT and hedge funds. She also served as the Vice President of Finance with JP Morgan Chase managing the accounting, budgeting and management reporting for its proprietary investing department which included its private equity portfolio among other investment types. Ms. Bullard began her career with Arthur Andersen LLP, focusing on the financial services sector.


C.P.A, B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., University of Chicago.
Bullard, Karla J.