William F. Sharpe III

Former Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director at Lazard Middle Market LLC

William F. Sharpe III

William F. Sharpe III

Former Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director at Lazard Middle Market LLC

Career Highlights

Lazard Middle Market LLC
Goldsmith Agio Helms & Lynner LLC

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Deephaven, MN

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Retail Executive at Joshwa Investments LLC

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Former Managing Partner, Midwest Area at KPMG LLP

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

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Co-Founder at Northern Pacific Group LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Star Tribune Media Co. LLC

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Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP

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Board Member at Minnesota Historical Society

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Former Co-Chief Executive Officer at Lazard Middle Market LLC

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Co-Founder at Hennepin Partners LLC

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Director at Capstone Publishers, Inc.

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William F. Sharpe III
Former Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director at Lazard Middle Market LLC

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Undergraduate Degree

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Minnesota, U of M, or The U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States, with the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses being approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) apart. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,853 students in 2012–2013. The university is broadly organized into 19 colleges and schools, and it has sister campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester.

Career History
Managing Director & Partner
2009 - 2015

Quetico Partners LLC is a private investment banking firm that provides merger and acquisition services, private placements, and strategic advice to entrepreneurs, private equity groups, and corporations.

Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director
2007 - 2009

Lazard Middle Market is tailored to serving the unique needs of mid-sized companies, while delivering the sophisticated services, global perspective and broad resources of Lazard.

Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director
1998 - 2007

Goldsmith Agio Helms & Co. provides financial advisory services to middle-market businesses. Its services include Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory, Distressed Advisory & Restructuring, Financial Advisory & Opinion Services & Private Placements of Debt and Equity. It has branches in Minneapolis, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and London. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2013

Adolfson & Peterson Construction serves owners, architects, and developers. A&P provides construction management, design/build and general contracting services to public and private clients. A&P serves the K-12 school, energy, healthcare, higher education, municipal, multi-family, retail, and senior living market segments from its offices in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas and Washington (Rushforth Construction is a wholly owned subsidiary in Tacoma, Washington).

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