Mary Josephs, Founder and CEO of Verit Advisors, had been selected to join The Chicago Network. The Network is an organization of over 400 women who are the most influential professionals in the Chicago area.

The Chicago Network’s core purpose is to create empowering connections that enable its members to increase their impact on their organizations and the community at large, including encouraging dialogue on the advancement of women in the workplace, exchanging ideas and information on women’s leadership and cultivating the next generation of women leaders.

Verit Advisors is a specialized middle-market investment banking firm. Ms. Josephs is a nationally recognized leader with more than 28 years of experience with ESOPS as a specialized solution-oriented succession and liquidity transaction for middle-market companies. She has advised, structured and closed more than 200 transactions for middle market companies representing more than $7 billion in senior credit and nearly $30 billion in enterprise value. Ms. Josephs holds a BA from Marquette University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. Ms. Josephs is a member of NASD: Series 24, 7, and 63. Ms. Josephs is on the board of Spinnaker Coating, LLC, Big Shoulders, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and an alumnae of Leadership Greater Chicago.