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YCIF TOR - "Women Lead" series with Michelle Alphonso, Partner, Grant Thornton

Nov 15, 2023
From 7:30 AM to 9 AM

Location Fasken, Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Toronto
YCIF and FASKEN present "Women Lead" Series with Michelle Alphonso, Partner, Grant Thornton.

Young Canadians in Finance, in partnership with FASKEN, are proud to invite you to our Breakfast Series featuring women in finance: "Women Lead". We will have the pleasure of welcoming Michelle Alphonso, Partner at Grant Thornton.

Our goal is to spark open and candid discussions between pioneering women in finance and young leaders of tomorrow. "Women Lead" aims to promote the transfer of knowledge and experience from one generation to the next, as well as stimulate discussions on opportunities in finance while celebrating and featuring each speaker invited to these meetings.

We hope to see you there! *Note that this event is designed for all, not only those who identify as female. 

When: November 15, 2023
Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: Fasken, Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Toronto
Who: Registration is open to everyone, but spots are limited!
Cost: FREE

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  • 7:30 am: Welcome, breakfast and networking
  • 8:00 am: Introductory remarks by YCIF Executive
  • 8:05 am: Discussion with Ms. Michelle Alphonso, Partner, Grant Thornton
  • 8:45 am: Q&A session
  • 9:00 am: Closing remarks and conclusion

As a partner, national lead for Transaction Advisory Services, and Private Equity at Grant Thornton, Michelle Alphonso oversees a team that delivers strategic, comprehensive advice on a range of transactions, including acquisitions and preparing to sell a business. Her team offers their clients direction and advice on a range of value-generating services and is there to identify opportunities and risks throughout a deal's life cycle and post-transaction.

Michelle has been a transactions executive for nearly 20 years and has developed expertise across the globe and in a variety of industries. Her experience in a diverse range of industries and sectors - including manufacturing, distribution, utilities, consumer brands, and technology - allows her to be a pragmatic, deal-oriented advisor. Her clients include private and public corporate entities, private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and government agencies.       

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