Jeffrey M. Walters
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jeff co-founded LaSalle in 2003 and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, overseeing due diligence, structuring and negotiating transactions, portfolio management and investor relations. Prior to joining LaSalle, Jeff founded Chicago / Europe Partners L.P., where he served as Chairman of Pudliszki Holdings, S.A., a large tomato and vegetable processing company purchased through privatization from the government of Poland. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Partner with BT Securities Corporation and Bankers Trust Company and a Vice President with Citicorp’s Leveraged Capital Group. Jeff began his career as a Commercial Banking Officer with American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago. Jeff was born in Wisconsin and grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He holds a BA from Tufts University and serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Small Business Investors Alliance (SBIA).

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