Finance Society Discussion with Chad Colony

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

5:00 pm

Gatton 311

Chad Colony, the president of Winston Furniture Company, is visiting the Finance Society students to discuss his career path as well as his work with the private equity community. Chad is adept at building world class brands and managing / negotiating licensing deals. He is also an expert in Asian scouring models to include multi-country factory transitions, expansions and consolidations. He is a skilled M&A strategist and well respected in the private equity community. Chad is currently the President of the Winston Furniture Company based in Shelbyville, Ky. Chad is also the CEO and owner of Noodles & Company restaurants in Central Kentucky operating under his company, Invictus, LLC. Prior to his current roles, Chad was the senior vice president of North American Sales and Business Development at Tempur-Pedic. Chad is a graduate of Yale where he earned his degrees in ethics, politics and economics and played football all four years. Chad is a native of Iowa City, Iowa and now resides in Lexington, Ky.

When:
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where:
Gatton 311
Audience:
Students