Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Club (ETA@Kellogg)

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About Us

The purpose of ETA@Kellogg is to educate, equip, and inspire Kellogg MBA students to pursue Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition upon graduation or within 5 years of graduating from KSM through community, alumni, and professional support.









Members Benefits

We strive to ensure all members have the knowledge, network, and tools they need to make an informed decision on going into the ETA field upon graduation or within a few years post-Kellogg. We bring in guest speakers from Kellogg, Tuck, and Booth who are in various aspects of the Search Fund lifecycle, from Searchers, CEO's, and Investors, you'll hear the good, bad, and exciting stories of pursuing Search while gaining the tactical skills you need to succeed in finding and acquiring a company through the different Search paths. We're looking forward to meeting you, and exposing you to this exciting opportunity.

Upcoming Events

Apr 16 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Dogwood State Bank: SBA & Small Business Lending

Come join Kellogg alum Michael Johnson as he talks through his experience with SBA loans and small business lending more generally

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Apr 22 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Search Fund Stories - Jason Pananos of Vector Disease Control

Jason Pananos tells the story of acquiring and operating Vector Disease Control

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Apr 23 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm

WSC: Wrapping a Search Without Acquiring

Addie Epstein from WSC on failing to acquire during her search period, lessons learned, and what went wrong

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Apr 30 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm

ETA Equity - Mark Sinatra Lunch & Learn

Lifeline of Mark's search journey: an illustration of high points, low points and lessons learned along the way

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Our Team

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Erin Denney

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Christopher Sullivan

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Deshawn Salter

Matthew Conley Profile

Matthew Conley

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Shivek Gupta

Patrick McFadden Profile

Patrick McFadden

Richard Hunt Profile

Richard Hunt

Michael Williams Profile

Michael Williams

Julia Wenger Profile

Julia Wenger

Taylor Renshaw Profile

Taylor Renshaw

Conrado de Castro Oliveira Profile

Conrado de Castro Oliveira

George Quall Profile

George Quall

Charles Puntillo Profile

Charles Puntillo

Adit Ravi Profile

Adit Ravi

John Barge Profile

John Barge

McLean Hudson Profile

McLean Hudson

Alex Schneider Profile

Alex Schneider


Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Club (ETA@Kellogg)

2211 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208
United States