IVCA Announces 2010 Award Recipients

IVCA Announces 2010 Award Recipients

September 1, 2010

CHICAGO - “ The Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA) is pleased to announce its 2010 award recipients.

The Stanley C. Golder Medal will be awarded this year to Lester B. Knight, Founding Partner of RoundTable Healthcare Partners.

The Richard J. Daley Medal will be presented to Robert L. Fealy, President of The Duchossois Group and Managing Director of Duchossois Technology Partners

The Fellows Medal will be presented to Mark Glennon. Mark currently serves as Treasurer of IVCA and was a Founding Member of IVCA and has served on numerous IVCA committees.

A new addition to the IVCA Awards this year is the Portfolio Company of the Year Award. This award will go to a VC or PE-backed company with an exit in the last 3 years - “ through an IPO or a sale - “ that provided a great return on investment for investors. The inaugural recipient of this award is GTCR-backed Ovation Pharmaceuticals. Accepting the award on behalf of the Ovation management team will be Jeffrey S. Aronin. Jeff was a founder of Ovation in 2000, and was President and CEO through the company's sale in 2009.

The dinner to present the awards will be held on Monday, December 6, 2010 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. We have a limited number of sponsorships still available to IVCA members only. To request sponsorship, contact Kathy Pyne at 312.201.2851.