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Cornellians in Private Equity

Frank Schiff

J.D. '84

Managing Director
MidOcean Partners (Naperville, IL)

Background

Mr. Frank Schiff is a Managing Director at MidOcean Partners and focuses on investments in the business and financial services sector. Previously, Mr. Schiff served as Partner of White & Case LLP, where he was Head of the Corporate Department. At White & Case LLP, he represented parties in major corporate transactions and financings including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and public and private securities offerings. Mr. Schiff served as Managing Director of Deutsche Bank AG, Investment Arm. Mr. Schiff served as a Managing Director at DB Capital Partners Inc. from October 1999 to February 2003. He is a Member of the New York State Bar.

Education

Mr. Schiff received a J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School and a B.S., magna cum laude from the University of Colorado.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Schiff serves as a Director of The Allant Group, Inc. Mr. Schiff has been a Director of Celerity Group Inc. since May 2001. He serves as a Director of Ichor Systems, Inc. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Neustar Inc. since 2004. Previously, Mr. Schiff served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Infocrossing Inc.