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


Samuel M. Mencoff



Sam Mencoff is co-Chief Executive Officer of Madison Dearborn Partners. Prior to co-founding MDP, Mr. Mencoff was with First Chicago Venture Capital for 11 years. He has more than 32 years of experience in private equity investing with a particular focus on investments in the basic industries sector. Mr. Mencoff currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Packaging Corporation of America and World Business Chicago. He is Chancellor of Brown University, a Trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Director of NorthShore University HealthSystem.




A.B., Brown University; M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Mencoff, Samuel M.