the Wilton Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Wilton Library Associationwill hold its “2022 Economic Foresight Meeting” in person this year, at the Brubeck Room of the Wilton Library on Tuesday, April 5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
This year again, the meeting will be moderated by Pierre DenieuxPresident and CEO of Advance CTa private, not-for-profit economic development corporation, which drives job creation and new investment in Connecticut through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts, working closely with state partners , regional and local.
Denious, also a resident of Wilton, came to AdvanceCT in August 2019 as an accomplished private equity and venture capital professional who has helped bring business and economic opportunities to fruition by connecting ideas, people and capital.
For the previous 17 years, Denious worked for FLAG Capital Management and its successor, Aberdeen Standard Investments, based in Stamford, CT. He was a member of the management team responsible for growing the private equity platform FLAG to over $6.5 billion in assets under management, up from around $1 billion when he left it. joined in 2001. During his tenure, Denious oversaw the venture capital fund investment program and was deeply involved in FLAG’s breakthrough into international markets, particularly Europe and Asia. . He was a member of the investment and management committees and was ultimately responsible for a $2 billion investment portfolio.
Prior to FLAG, he worked for JH Whitney & Co., a Stamford-based private direct investment firm. He began his private equity career after attending business school at BancBoston Capital based in Boston, MA. Prior to grad school, Denious worked for Prudential Securities and Chemical Bank in investment and commercial banking.
Denious is a graduate of Trinity College and received his MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, where he is a member of the board of the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital. Denious is an ex-officio member of Governor Ned Lamont’s Workforce Council. He is also a member of Social Venture Partners Connecticut, a non-profit organization focused on reducing opportunity in Connecticut by supporting innovative organizations and initiatives in education and workforce development.
There is no charge for this event, but registration is required and seating is limited. Registration is available on the Wilton Chamber of Commerce events page. Library COVID protocols will be followed at the time of the event. Please see the Wilton Library homepage for details.
For more questions or information, please contact the Chamber’s Executive Director, Camille Carriero, by email or by calling 203.762.0567.