Sidney Dillard is head of the Corporate Investment Banking Division at Loop Capital. In addition to managing the corporate team at Loop Capital, Ms. Dillard is responsible for relationship management and the team's business development efforts with corporations across all areas of the firm, including bond underwriting, initial public offerings, private institutional capital raising and mergers and acquisition advisory. Ms. Dillard serves on the firm’s Management Committee and Fairness and Valuation Committee.
She has over 30 years of experience in financial services, encompassing a long tenure at The Northern Trust Company, where she was a Senior Vice President and Division Manager responsible for commercial banking, treasury management, retirement plan custody and investment services for large corporations.
Outside of Loop Capital, Ms. Dillard is heavily involved with various professional organizations. She is a member of the Chicago Network, International Women’s Forum, Economic Club of Chicago, Obama Foundation Inclusion Council and a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow. In addition to her organizational memberships, she also sits on various boards including the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), IFF, Girls Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, Harriet’s Daughters, Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago (chair), and buildOn Midwest Advisory Board.
Ms. Dillard received a Masters of Management in Finance, Marketing and Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University.
She holds Series 24, 7, 63 and 79 licenses.