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American Dreams: Key's to Life's Success

Listen to Alan Olsen's American Dreams: Keys to Life's Success radio show. Each week expert guests will join Alan as they discuss how to make businesses thrive during challenging economic times and overcoming adversity.

Alan Olsen's American Dreams: Keys to Life's Success airs every Wednesday Evening from 6:00-7:00pm. on KDOW 1220am.

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The State of Private Equity

How do private Equity Groups affect the economy? Dick Boyce is a partner at TPG Capital, a global private investment firm with over $50 billion under management. Listen to Dick explain how mergers and acquisitions have altered the IPO landscape and how QE3 can affect our economy. Dick formerly worked with Mitt Romney at Bain Consulting and shares his personal insights on who Mitt Romney really is as well. Learn what Dick Boyce has to say on American Dreams.

About Dick W. Boyce

Mr. Boyce is a partner at TPG Capital, one of the largest global investment partnerships, owning 107 companies with over $140 Billion in revenue. He founded and leads TPG’s Operating Group, which drives performance improvement across all the TPG companies. In his first role, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of J.Crew Group, Inc., from 1997-1999, and as a Board member from 1997-2006. He became Chairman of Burger King Corporation in 2002 and served on that board through 2010. He also serves on the boards of LPL Investment Holdings, Inc. and Direct General Corporation. Prior to joining TPG, Mr. Boyce was employed by PepsiCo. Inc. from 1992 to 1997, most recently as Senior Vice President of Operations for Pepsi-Cola North America. Other roles at PepsiCo, Inc. included Chief Financial Officer of Pepsi, General Manager of the Canadian Business Unit, and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Strategic Planning. Mr. Boyce was previously a partner at Bain & Company. Mr. Boyce received a BSE with honors from Princeton University in 1976 and received his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1980. He has previously served on the boards of directors of several other TPG companies, including Del Monte Foods, ON Semiconductor and Gate Gourmet, and currently serves on the Wake Forest University Schools of Business Board of Visitors and is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution at Stanford. Mr. Boyce served as one of Meg Whitman’s Finance Chairs in the California Governor’s race in 2010. He is currently the Northern California Finance Chair for Mitt Romney, on the National Finance board, and on the Readiness Team in Washington, D.C. Mr. Boyce is married and has two sons.

Upcoming Guests 

Nikhil Arora
December 4th, 2013 Co-founder of Back to the Roots

Darrell Claridge
December 11th, 2013 Certified Financial Planner

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