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Anderson Evening: New York City
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Yale Club of New York City (map )
50 Vanderbuilt Avenue, New York, NY

Ticket TypeRegularRegistration
Alumni:$20.00BUY TICKET
Student:$20.00BUY TICKET
Others:$20.00BUY TICKET

Contact: Office of Alumni Relations 1-310-825-9448

Anderson Evenings

An Anderson Evening in New York City featuring a discussion on private equity and finance entrepreneurship with:


Jeffrey Deutschman '81 , Apollo Global Management Center, L.P.
Robert Frankfurt '95, Myca Partners
Ronald S. Pillar '92, Pillar Capital Advisors, LLC.
in conversation with
Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson


Anderson Evening is a unique opportunity to meet the newest group of MBA students while on their Fall career treks, reconnect with fellow alumni and hear from a panel of alumni and faculty. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served.



About Jeffrey Deutschman '81

Mr. Deutschman has spent more than 30 years in the turnaround, private equity and lending business. He graduated from Columbia University and the Anderson Graduate School of Management, and started his career with Grisanti & Galef/The Spectrum Group in 1981 which played a hands on role managing and turning around companies it had acquired. Mr. Deutschman was a Co-Founder of Aurora Capital in Los Angeles and a Co-Founder of Crown Capital in New York before joining Stone Tower as a partner in 2006. Mr. Deutschman joined Apollo in 2012 when Apollo acquired Stone Tower, and is a Managing Director in the Opportunistic Credit Group. Read more...


About Robert Frankfurt '95

Robert Frankfurt photoRobert Frankfurt founded Myca Partners, Inc. (“Myca”) in 2006 to seek out and benefit from long term investment trends in a variety of industries.

Myca is primarily focused today on launching and investing in early stage healthy lifestyle businesses and brands including restaurants, prepared foods, consumer and skin care products, and food related programs revolving around Paleo, Primal, Atkins and other Low Carb High Quality Fat initiatives.

Mr. Frankfurt’s varied background as a principal investor, capital raiser and allocator, board member, business incubator, turnaround/restructuring manager, and investment banker enables him to effectively work with senior leadership and large shareholders of portfolio companies in order to implement an effective business strategy. Read more...


About Ronald S. Pillar '92

Ron founded Pillar Capital Advisors, LLC. in January of 2014 as an independent M&A and capital raising advisory firm. Ron advises clients across industries, with a particular focus on Software and Communications Technology. He also drives the firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital practice.

Ron has 20 years of Technology investment banking experience. Prior to founding Pillar Capital Advisors, Ron was a partner at Sagent Advisors. Prior to Sagent, Ron was the Head of J.P. Morgan’s Technology Investment Banking Group and a Managing Director in the Technology, Media and Telecom group from 2000 to 2009. During his career, he has also worked at Merrill Lynch, Cowen & Company and Salomon Brothers Inc. Read more...


About Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.

Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. is Senior Associate Dean of UCLA Anderson.  In this role, he oversees a variety of key areas and initiatives within the school, including resource development, alumni relations, corporate initiatives, marketing and communications and executive education. 

Dr. Osborne is also Professor of Global Economics, Management and Entrepreneurship and founder and faculty director of the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UCLA Anderson School of Management.  The Price Center serves to organize faculty research, curricula and student activities related to the study of entrepreneurship and new business development at UCLA Anderson. Read more...


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