TUESDAY, APRIL 23
A great opportunity to hear from a woman at the top of her field; we encourage members to invite young women in their office to this talk.
In the competitive field of finance, where men tend to dominate the top positions, Manica Gautam’s deftness with private equity investing has enabled her to carve out a career directing high net-worth investment portfolios. It is no wonder that in an impressive list of 96 ‘Most Influential Women in Finance’, BCBusiness Magazine chose Gautam to grace the cover of their latest issue.
Sit down with John Montalbano, Principal of Tower Beach Capital, as he talks with Manica Gautam about her career successes, challenges, mentorship, and her advice for those beginning their careers in finance.
11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Ballroom
$35. per person
Includes light sandwich lunch, to stay or take away, following the talk. Chit bar available. Members and Guests.
Dress: Business Casual
(no denim / no athletic wear)
By Reservation at 604 685 9321
ABOUT MANICA GAUTAM:
Manica Gautam is the Director of Investments with JH Investments, the private holding and investment company of the Houssian family. At JH Investments, she leads the private investment and venture capital portfolio. Manica is also currently overseeing venture capital fund Campfire Capital, a first-time fund she helped launch in 2014 to invest in the next wave of up-and-coming retail brands. Campfire is no longer deploying new capital; however, Manica led Campfire’s fundraising efforts, closing US$32 million in capital commitments from numerous consumer & retail executives and high-net-worth individuals across North America. Prior to Campfire, Manica spent five years with Toronto’s Onex, one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms. Manica started her career in investment banking at Citigroup’s Global Consumer & Retail Investment Banking team based in London, UK.