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Farley Faculty

Cory SandrockAdjunct Lecturer


Cory Sandrock is a Theatre graduate from Northwestern’s School of Communication and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has extensive experience in capital markets, strategic planning, financial analyses, commercial real estate, and investment management, with a career that has moved from theatre and film production to investment banking and private equity. Sandrock currently serves as the Managing Director of Pareto & Company, a private investment company targeting the real estate, dental, and finance industries. Over the years Cory has worked for Northern Trust, The University of Chicago, JGS Investments, UBS, and many other companies. He is also an active supporter of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago and GreenMan Theatre Troupe in Elmhurst, Illinois. Sandrock has written and directed numerous theatre productions, and also lectures on business and career advancement topics at The University of Chicago.  He is an Adjunct Lecturer and teaches “Intro to Creative Enterprise Finance” and “Business Models in Creative Industries” for Northwestern’s School of Communication.

Classes Taught

Startup Accounting and Finance

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