Former Northern Trust LP Woods joins Harbour Group

Limited partner Bethany Woods has joined Harbour Group as a director of corporate development, confirmed Paul Wagman, a spokesman for the firm.

Woods will be responsible for sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, Wagman said. Woods joined Harbour Group in August, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Woods worked at the Chicago banking company Northern Trust from 2010 to 2014 as a vice president on the private equity fund of funds group. Her last day was July 11, according to an automatic bounce-back email.

At Northern Trust, Woods worked on identifying and performing due diligence on U.S. buyout fund managers, according to her biography available online. Northern Trust is looking to hire a replacement for Woods on the private equity team.

Prior to Northern Trust, Woods worked at Freeport Financial, a Chicago-based leveraged finance company, according to the bio.

Harbour Group is an operationally focused buyout shop based in St. Louis. It targets investments in manufacturing, distribution and specialty services in multiple industries.

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