Each year Mergers & Acquisitions, a leading trade publication focused on middle market transactions, hosts the “Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A” event, drawing together a powerful group of female executives for conversation, networking and a speaker series focused on the current topics driving the market. Beth Satterfield, William Blair’s chief operating officer, served as the keynote speaker during a “fireside chat” at the event, highlighting her perspective on the current landscape for M&A activity.