Event Details


August 13, 2020 12 PM - 1 PM CDT




Andrew Wilson

Global Upside
VP of Private Equity and M&A

Andrew has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs. He spent 10 years with PwC, working primarily in their M&A practice for the consumer goods, heavy engineering, and steel making industries. He worked on the client-side as a CFO. At Global Upside, he has led engagements in electronics, manufacturing, and software that involved the Big 4 accounting firms and several international law firms. His areas of expertise include international employment law, human resources, payroll and benefits, finance, and operations support.


Garry Fielding

Francisco Partners
Private Equity Operating Advisor

Garry is currently a member of the operating advisory team for Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled businesses.  He helps portfolio companies increase effectiveness via executive leadership initiatives and operational improvements.  He has over 19 years of experience in human capital software and talent strategy.  He has led and consulted in a variety of organizations from Fortune 500 corporations to small start-ups.  Garry has extensive experience addressing the people and technological aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. 


Brian Kelly

VP, Co-Head Global Private Equity

Brian Kelly is a Vice President responsible for building the Global Private Equity Practice and managing Ceridian’s relationships with the industry’s top tier Global PE Firms. For almost 19 years, Brian was involved in Investment Banking and Institutional Account Management providing equity, fixed income, and cash management transaction services. Responsibilities also included initial public and secondary offering access, PIPE, LBO, venture capital, and mezzanine capital opportunities through investment banking relationships. Prior to joining Ceridian, Brian successfully structured and launched the Private Equity Alliance program at Ultimate Software and spent time consulting at ADP.