Eugene Duffy is Managing Director in Mesirow's Global Investment Management Distribution team.
Prior to joining Mesirow, he built an impressive record as a Partner and Director with a quantitative domestic equity firm, a national private equity real estate investor, and a regional fixed income advisor. He also served as a Director for Sunrise Bank.
Eugene has worked with numerous nonprofit organizations highlighted by his service as chairperson of the National Association of Securities Professionals and his membership on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee. The 21-member committee advises the Commission on regulatory priorities, the oversight of security products, trading strategies and fee structures.
Eugene studied English and political science at Morehouse College, where he was awarded the Charles E. Merrill Scholarship for international studies and attended the University of Ibadan in Ibadan, Nigeria. His honors include his selection as the Maynard H. Jackson Entrepreneur of the Year and his invitation by the University of Western Cape, Belleville, South Africa to lecture on participatory democracy in South Africa.