About Mr. Ward
Michael Ward is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 1997. Before joining William Blair, he worked for First Chicago Corp.
Trustee - Union League Boys and Girls Clubs
Awards and Affiliations
- The J. M. Smucker Company - senior note offering
- Hartmarx - financing for purchase
- Datamark - financing for purchase
- Molex - advisor on senior credit facility
- John B. Sanfilippo - advisor on bank facility and mortgage
Year William Blair was founded
Independent and employee-owned
Companies under coverage
As of March 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.