Purposeful Work Unplugged presents investment firm executive

Peggy Koenig P'17, managing partner and co-chief executive officer at investment firm ABRY Partners.

Peggy Koenig P’17, managing partner and co-chief executive officer at investment firm ABRY Partners.

Peggy Koenig P’17, co-CEO of a leading private equity investment firm, discusses her work and sources of meaning within work in a Bates College event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Rebecca Fraser-Thill, a lecturer in psychology at Bates and the director of program design for the college’s Purposeful Work initiative, will interview Koenig in this Purposeful Work Unplugged event. For more information, please contact 207-786-6128.

Koenig is the managing partner and co-chief executive officer at ABRY Partners, a Boston-based private equity investment firm focused on media, communications and business and information services. Her daughter, Hannah Graves, is a junior at Bates.

The Purposeful Work Unplugged series presents notable Bates alumni, staff, faculty and guests in reflection about their careers and traits that support meaningful work. Koenig will discuss her career path and ways in which she has found meaning in her work.

Prior to joining ABRY Partners in 1993, Koenig was a partner and member of the board of directors of Sillerman Communications Management Corporation, which invested in the radio industry. She also has experience in media financing in industries including feature film production, cable television and magazine publishing.

She received an MBA from the Wharton Business School and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, where she currently is a member of the Board of Trustees. She also chairs the finance committee and serves as a member of the System and Hospital Board at the Boston Medical Center.

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