Member, Board of Directors
Development Committee Co-Chair
Liam was born in Bronx, New York, but spent most of his childhood years in Pearl River, New York. He attended the University of Notre Dame where he graduated with a B.A., majoring in American Studies, in 1987. Upon graduation, Liam worked for The Cook County State’s Attorney office from 1987-1990, and attended Loyola Graduate School of Business at night, receiving an MBA, with a specialization in Finance, in 1990. He later attended DePaul College of Law, and graduated with a JD degree in 1993.
Later that year, Liam started his career in the financial services industry at Mesirow Financial, where he was employed as a corporate bond analyst. While at Mesirow, he later switched over to institutional equity sales. Liam continued his career working as an institutional equity salesman at ABN AMRO, First Union Securities, and JP Morgan Securities. In January 2002, Liam started working for William Blair and Company and he is currently a Principal and manages the New York region.
Liam is actively involved in Old St. Patrick’s Church serving as a member on the Journey Forward Capital Campaign steering committee. Liam was lucky enough to have met his wife Roseanne, also a LIFT member, at Law School. Liam and Roseanne have five children and reside in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.