LITTLE FRIENDS WELCOMES MAURICE DOYLE TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Naperville, Illinois – November  15, 2018 - Little Friends announces the addition of Maurice Doyle to their Board of Directors.  Doyle is a long time resident of Downers Grove, and is a Managing Director of Advantage Capital Partners.

Mr. Doyle has extensive experience in the capital markets and investment banking industry. He joined Advantage Capital in 1997 and has chief responsibility for the firm’s fundraising and investor relations activities, serving as the principal contact for the firm’s insurance industry investors.

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Prior to joining Advantage Capital, Mr. Doyle worked on Wall Street in Fixed Income Securities Sales and Trading. He was a senior vice president at UBS Securities and a vice president at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1986 until 1997. Prior to that he worked as an attorney for Shaheen, Lundberg, Callahan and Orr, in Chicago and was a vice president with Winthrop Securities, where he was involved in financing large multiphase real estate development projects.

States Mike Briggs, Little Friends’ President and CEO, “I am excited to have Maurice Doyle join our Board of Directors.  I appreciate his passion and commitment to help Little Friends and look forward to working with him to expand Little Friends’ reach and impact throughout the communities we serve.”

 Mr. Doyle grew up in Flossmoor, Illinois and attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

In the mid-1980’s, he and several members of his family moved from Flossmoor to the western suburbs (including Naperville, Western Springs  and Downers Grove) and have remained ever since.

“We welcome Mr. Doyle and look forward to collaborating with him as we continue to empower children and adults with special challenges, and their families, to live fulfilling lives in our community.  Doyle joins 13 seasoned board members as we support and advocate for the 800 clients and families we serve each year,” remarks Dan Casey, Little Friends’ Board Member.