Wilton Chamber presenting 'Economic Forecast Meeting''

The members of the Wilton Chamber of Commerce are presenting their “2021 Economic Forecast Meeting,” Thursday, April 22, from 9 to 10 a.m. on Zoom.

The meeting will be led by Peter Denious, a Wilton resident, and the president, and C.E.O. of AdvanceCT, a non-profit organization.

Denious came to AdvanceCT in August 2019 as an accomplished private equity and venture capital professional who helped realize commercial and economic opportunity by connecting ideas, people and capital.

For the previous 17 years, Denious worked for FLAG Capital Management and its successor, Aberdeen Standard Investments, based in Stamford.

Denious was a member of the senior leadership team responsible for growing the FLAG private equity platform to over $6.5B in AUM from approximately $1 billion when he joined in 2001. During his tenure, Peter oversaw the venture capital fund investment program and became deeply involved with FLAG’s push into international markets, particularly Europe and Asia.

He was a member of both the Investment and Management Committees and was ultimately responsible for a $2B investment portfolio. Before FLAG, he worked for J.H. Whitney & Co. a direct private investment firm based in Stamford. He started his private equity career following business school at BancBoston Capital based in Boston, MA. Prior to graduate school, Peter worked for Prudential Securities and Chemical Bank in investment and commercial banking.

A graduate of Trinity College, he received his graduate degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he is a board member of the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital.

Denious is an Ex-Officio member of the Governor’s Workforce Council.

He is also a member of Social Venture Partners Connecticut, a not for profit organization focused on closing the opportunity gap in Connecticut by supporting innovative organizations, and initiatives in education and workforce development.

Register at: wiltonchamber.com. There is no charge for the event.