This past Tuesday night, ValueWalk had a special free 45 minute Q&A with Patrick (profile below), an expert in Private Equity.

Every Tuesday night at 9PMEST there will be a special 45 free Q&A on various sectors within the financial industry. Due to the Holiday weekend, we are skipping this tuesday. But mark your calendars for Tuesday December 6th 9PM EST for another webinar on how to break into hedge funds.

If you want to see more info about the previous Webinar for hedge funds-here.

Below is a chart on PE comp (Starting salary for post MBA grads), which I obtained from a recent Stanford MBA session (you can see full presentation here):
private equity starting salary by position chart

In the mean time if you want to set-up a special career services session, email [email protected] with the subject header “ValueWalk” to set-up a personalized mentoring session and step up your job today.

Below is a previous webinar from Patrick. You can see his bio below:
Blue Chip Career Mentor Patrick McGinnis

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Patrick has more than 10 years of investing and advisory experience. He founded and serves as the Managing Principal of Dirigo Advisors, a consulting firm that works with businesses operating in the emerging-market and technology spaces. Before launching Dirigo, he was a Vice President of PineBridge Investments, a global emerging-market investment firm managing more than $5 billion. At PineBridge, Patrick sourced, structured, executed and monitored growth equity investments in Latin America, Central Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He also advised portfolio companies on matters including strategic and financial planning, capital structure, acquisitions, business development and exit opportunities. In this capacity, he invested in and sat on the boards of four companies.

Prior to joining PineBridge, Patrick was an investment professional on JPMorgan Partners’ Latin America team, working in both New York and São Paulo. While at JPMP, he executed 10 investments in the region, with particular focus on early-stage investments. Patrick started his career as an investment banker in the Latin America group of Chase Securities, Inc.

Harvard Business School – MBA
Georgetown University – BA

You cal also email me at jacobwolinsky(at) for any questions.