Sarah D.

Sarah D.

Investment Banking

When did you start working at William Blair?



What do you do for William Blair?

I conduct financial, real estate and credit analysis, financial modeling, structuring, and capital structure analysis for various credit tenant loan transactions.


What is your educational and work background prior to William Blair?

I have a BS in Finance with a minor in French from the University of Illinois, College of Business. I'm an MBA Candidate in the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Prior to William Blair, I was a Commercial Lending Analyst at LaSalle Bank, N.A. and The PrivateBank.


Describe a "typical" day.

I conduct credit analysis and run financial models under various scenarios for potential clients to determine financing size and structure of credit tenant lease financing private placements. I also create offering memorandums for clients that we have engaged in order to market our transactions to various institutional investors. I also coordinate the closing process with all applicable parties.