CLEvent: Pedaling Towards Your Passion with Stewart Kohl, Riverside Company, Online, Wednesday, 21. October 2020
About this Event
Through more than 600 investments, The Riverside Company has honed its approach to sourcing “little leading” companies. As co-CEO of the global private equity firm, Stewart Kohl has been at the forefront of making investments to grow businesses. In this virtual career chat, we will learn from a top investment firm professional about his career path and how his company is creating value and positive outcomes for investors, companies, and communities. In addition to Stewart’s successful professional life, he is as well known for his philanthropic endeavors. He will talk about how he provided the support and vision that enabled the Cleveland Clinic to design and implement the highly successful VeloSano bike ride to raise millions of dollars for cancer research.
General Admission - Donation ($1 minimum)
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Zoom dial-in information will be provided upon completion of your registration.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Medical Mutual | Oatey Co.
Meet our Leader:
Stewart Kohl, Co-CEO at The Riverside Company
Stewart A. Kohl is Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Riverside Company, a $10 billion global private equity firm founded to invest in premier companies at the smaller end of the middle market. Since 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 600 companies globally. The firm’s investors include leading pension funds, endowments, funds-of-funds, insurance companies and banks. The firm employs more than 300 people in offices across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr. Kohl joined Riverside in 1993. Prior to that, he was a vice president of Citicorp Venture Capital, Ltd., the private equity arm of Citibank.
In addition to his work with Riverside, Mr. Kohl serves as an Honorary Trustee of Oberlin College and Co-Chair of the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. He is also on the Board of Trustees of Cleveland Clinic and Co-Chairs its $2 billion Power of Every One Capital Centennial Campaign. He was inducted into the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges Hall of Excellence in 2009. He previously served as Co-Chair of the Building for Hope Capital Campaign of the Center for Families and Children.
Mr. Kohl earned the George S. Dively Entrepreneurship Award in 2018. He was inducted into the Northeast Ohio Business Hall of Fame in 2014. After spending 16 years as a “Heavy Hitter” participant in the Pan-Mass Challenge bicycle fundraiser, Mr. Kohl founded VeloSano, a similar event that has raised more than $20 million to fund cancer research since 2014.
Mr. Kohl holds a BA from Oberlin College.