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November Executive Event with Special Guest Tom Shields: Managing Partner for Shields & Company
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When: 11/16/2016
7:00 - 9:00 AM
Where: Newton Marriott
2345 Commonwealth Ave
Newton, MA 
United States
Contact: Alysa Craig
(978) 364-5134

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7:00am: Breakfast

7:30am - 8:30am: Speaker

8:30am - 9:00am: Post Event networking

about the speaker

Thomas J. Shields is the co-founder and Managing Director of Shields & Company, Inc., an investment banking firm focused on corporate finance services for middle-market public and private companies.  The firm, founded in 1991, has subsequently grown from its Boston origins to represent companies, their Boards of Directors, and management teams throughout the United States.  Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Shields & Co. specializes in mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity capital raising, valuations and fairness opinions, and strategic financial advisory services across a range of industries.

Tom grew up on Long Island, New York.  He graduated from Harvard College in 1969 and from Harvard Business School in 1973, following his service in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.  Prior to his firm’s formation, Tom was employed in various corporate finance capacities at Bear, Stearns & Co., ultimately as Managing Director. 

Tom is, and has been, a member of various corporate and non-profit Boards of Directors.  He currently serves on the Boards of Clean Harbors, Inc., Ensign Bickford Industries, Inc. and Jones & Vining, Inc., previously serving on the Board of B.J.’s Wholesale Clubs, Inc.  Formerly the Chairman and a trustee of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Tom currently serves on the Investment Committee of Boston Medical Center and the New England Wildlife Center.  Tom remains involved in Harvard alumni affairs, actively serving as a director of the Harvard Alumni Association and the HBS Alumni Board.  Tom and his wife, Jan, with whom he co-founded the firm, currently live in Waltham.

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All cancellations must be made in writing to prior to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2016. All cancellations will incur a $15 processing fee. We will not refund any cancellations made after the 9th.




This meeting qualifies for one 1 CPE credit.


Learning Objectives:

Learners will leave the program with knowledge of: mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity capital raising, valuations and fairness opinions, and strategic financial advisory services.


Field of study: Finance

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this meeting. 

Advance preparation: There is no advance preparation require for this meeting. 

Type of delivery method: Group-Live

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