Managing Director, Sutton Hill
Rebecca Converse joined Sutton Hill in 2016. Previously, Ms. Converse was the Director of Investor Relations, Marketing and Communications at Wind Point Partners, a middle market buyout fund based in Chicago where she worked for 17 years. Ms. Converse coordinated efforts for two funds raised without placement agents at Wind Point Partners: a $915 million fund closed in 2009 and a $715 million fund closed in 2006. In support of these efforts, Ms. Converse continuously identified, met and qualified existing and potential investors; developed standard fundraising materials and data sites including pitch books, PPMs, diligence questionnaires, and data sheets; responded to specific questions and information requests; managed legal and subscription document flow; and coordinated related internal and external resources, process tracking, and road show efforts. Ms. Converse also supported a $476 million fund closed in 2002 and a $405 million fund closed in 2000 that were raised with the assistance of placement agents. In addition to fundraising and investor relations, Ms. Converse covered a wide range of other responsibilities at Wind Point Partners. She guided and edited key materials for investors, including update presentations, quarterly reports, capital call / distribution notices, investment summaries, and case studies. She coordinated all facets of annual meetings and advisory board meetings, to include site selection, registration, logistics, presentation compilation and editing, and presenter rehearsals and coaching. She led two general marketing overhauls (logos, business collateral, presentation templates, and websites), and supervised a press relations program. She also was a member of the selection team for three firm-wide CRM systems.