Mesirow Financial Announces Two New Appointments to its Board of Directors

CHICAGO, February 12, 2018 – Mesirow Financial announced today that it has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors, Kathryn A. Vorisek and Jennifer E. Rosenblum. Under the leadership of Richard S. Price, chairman and CEO, the board appointments will strengthen Mesirow Financial’s governance structure, operational oversight and strategic direction.

“This continues to be an exciting time for Mesirow Financial,” said Price. “We have taken some great steps in strategically building on our Investment Management, Capital Markets and Investment Banking and Advisory Services platforms over the past couple of years. Our goal remains single-focus: to provide our clients with the best possible investment solutions. Enhancing the Board with these two additions will continue to fortify that strategy.”

Both new Board members have played significant roles in the development of their respective business practices and in working towards the firm’s sustained prosperity:

Kathryn A. Vorisek
Senior Managing Director, Equity Management
Kathryn Vorisek is a senior managing director in Mesirow Financial’s Equity Management group. In her role, she serves as head of U.S. equities, chief investment officer and co-portfolio manager for small cap value and small-mid cap value strategies. She has more than 32 years of investment management experience not only in portfolio management, but also in terms of directing business and financial operations. She’s been with Mesirow since 2016.

Jennifer E. Rosenblum, CFA
Senior Managing Director, Wealth Advisors
Jennifer Rosenblum is a senior managing director in Mesirow Financial’s Wealth Advisors business, and a member of the Wealth Advisors’ Executive Committee. In her role as wealth advisor, she specializes in working with individuals, families, charitable organizations, and business owners to help them create comprehensive financial planning strategies to accumulate, grow, protect, and distribute their wealth. Jennifer joined the firm in 1997 and has 29 years of experience in the financial services industry.

About Mesirow Financial
Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results. To learn more, please visit