Kathleen Buenik joined UI LABS as Manager, Administrative Services, in February 2015. Kathleen is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the UI LABS facility and all administrative services support to the UI LABS organization. Prior to that, she was employed as Office Administrator for the Chicago office of MVC Capital, Inc., a Chicago-based private equity firm specializing in middle-market investing. While at MVC Capital, Kathleen also served as Fund Administrator for the MVC PE Fund, a $103.5 million private equity fund.

Prior to joining MVC Capital, Inc., Kathleen was employed for 15 years as the Office Administrator for Phillip C. Goldstick & Associates, Ltd., a corporate law firm and securities broker-dealer in Chicago. She also held positions at Oppenheimer & Co. and Bear Stearns as a Series 7 Registered Sales Assistant, prior to joining the Goldstick law firm.