Evan Clandorf is a Vice President in the Legal and Compliance department of The Blackstone Group L.P. Mr. Clandorf supports the firm’s broker-dealer businesses and is also involved in a variety of compliance, regulatory and legal matters for the firm. Mr. Clandorf is also a member of Blackstone’s Legal & Compliance Collaboration and Development Committee. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Clandorf worked in the compliance departments of Barclays Capital Inc., and Macquarie Group.
Jeremy Prawer is an associate in the Private Wealth Management Group involved in raising capital for Blackstone’s private and public funds. Prior to joining Blackstone in May 2016, Mr. Prawerworked at AllianceBernstein as a sales associate, focused on product distribution for mutual funds, separately managed accounts, closed end funds, and college savings plans. Mr. Prawer received a BA in Economics from Queens College, City University of New York, where he graduated summa cum laude.
William Brigham is responsible for the management of the SBDC Regional Center, its effectiveness as a provider of services to small businesses and its compliance, programmatically and fiscally, with the requirements of the SBDC Lead Center, University at Albany, State University of New York, SUNY Research Foundation, and U.S. Small Business Administration. Some of William's specific responsibilities include supervising all staff functions, administrating fiscal controls, representing the SBDC for continuation of program funding, establishing and maintaining contacts in the business community, and interacting with small business advisory groups.
Dr. Elizabeth Searing is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany (SUNY); she is also the Director of the Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development. Dr. Searing’s primary research focus is the financial management of nonprofit and social enterprise organizations. Dr. Searing received a BA in Economics from Texas A&M University, a MA in Economics from Georgia State University, and a Doctorate in Public Policy from Georgia State University.