Alison (Ali) Tierney is an MBA student at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University graduating this coming June 2017 with a major in Finance. Prior to Kellogg, she was a Senior Analyst at Prairie Capital Advisors, a middle market investment bank headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. At Prairie, Ali was responsible for financial modeling, analysis, due diligence and research in support of a wide variety of transaction and valuation engagements related to M&A, ESOPs, LBOs and other capital structuring projects. Ali is also an active member on the Associate Board of Face the Future Foundation, which raises funds for children with craniofacial anomalies in the Chicago area. She is originally from Greenwich, CT.