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ACG Louisiana Board of Directors

2015 Officers 
  Robert B. Brickman
  Postllethwaite & Netterville  
  President Elect
David Rieveschl
  Baker Donelson

Vice President of Membership 
Matt Miller
Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer

Vice President of Programs
Vanessa Brown Claiborne
Chaffe & Associates

Dorothy Clyne
J.P. Morgan

Vice President of Sponsorships
Ken J.Najder
Jones Walker

Jaye A.Calhoun
McGlinchey Stafford

Claude Silverman
Ericksen Krentel & LaPorte

2015 Directors

Taste of New Orleans Chair
Lester F. Alexander, III
Jefferson Capital 

Frank deVay
Chaffe & Associates, Inc.

Awards Chair
Vanessa Brown Claiborne
Chaffe & Associates

Business Community Outreach Chair
Scott T Whittaker
Stone Pigman Walter Wittmann

Aaron Z. Dirks
Dirks Capital, LLC

Phillip E. Gordillo
Whitney Bank

Leon Rittenberg, III
Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer

Hank Wolf
McGriff, Seibels & Williams

Immediate Past President
Dorothy Clyne
J.P. Morgan

Middle Market Public Policy Summit 2015

The goal of Driving Growth is to bring more transparency and visibility to the role and value of private capital investment. This report reveals that overall, companies backed by private capital outperform other companies by a wide margin in revenue growth and job growth.

For more information or to order a hard copy, contact Christine Melendes
Register Today-INTERGROWTH 2015

Welcome to ACG Louisiana
Why ACG Louisiana?

ACG brings together every segment of the growth community. 85% of ACG members report they have done business with fellow members. This return on investment has made ACG the most trusted and respected resource for middle-market dealmakers and business leaders who invest in growth and build companies. Private equity professionals, investment bankers & intermediaries, attorneys, auditors & accountants, lenders, corporate development officers, company leaders and others focused on the middle-market make ACG your resource for opportunities, capital and services. 
Registration Is Now Open-INTERGROWTH 2015
InterGrowth 2015

For more than 40 years, InterGrowth has been the middle market’s primary source for
networking and deal flow, bringing together M&A professionals from across the globe and all industry segments to offer attendees three key benefits: capital, connections and deals.

• InterGrowth attendees consistently account for 
1/3 of total U.S. PE deals
• InterGrowth 2014 attendees are sitting on $145 billion in investable capital
• InterGrowth 2014 attendees deployed nearly 
$40 billion in 1Q 2014

Join nearly 2,000 dealmakers for three days of deal flow opportunities, powerful speakers and commentary from leading M&A experts. According to PitchBook, InterGrowth is an
impressive gathering.

Register today and save $200 >
Golf Legend Greg Norman to Keynote INTERGROWTH

Retired golf legend Norman serves as chairman and CEO of Great White Shark Enterprises, a multinational corporation with business ranging from golf course design, community development, apparel, wine, event management, licensing and merchandising. Interviewed by CBS Sports Announcer Greg Gumbel, he’ll share his compelling business philosophy and insights on entrepreneurship

Learn more about InterGrowth speakers >
Middle-Market Insights
Middle Market Insights

ACG Middle-Market Insights webinars feature expert analysis, best practices and discussionson current issues and topics that matter most to the ACG community. When your organization hosts a webinar, your thought leaders will reach more than 30,000 middle-market professionals in ACG’s global network in real time using a rich multimedia format. Plus, each webinar is recorded and archived in ACG’s content library for members to view at any time.

Learn more by contacting Maggie Endres, manager, sponsor services, at

Request more info >

Download the New ACG Membership App
Attending an ACG event and want to learn more about a connection your made? Busy traveling, but want to register fro an ACG chapter event across town or across the globe? The ACG membership mobile app is ideal to help make networking and deal flow easier on the go. With the new ACG membership app, members enjoy fast, convenient access to the ACG member directory and ACG calendar of events – all with general and advanced search functionality.

It’s an essential app for your smartphone or tablet and is available now for iPhone, iPad and Android platforms.

Download the new ACG Membership app today >

The Jan/Feb Issue of Middle Marker Growth is Now Available!


The January/February issue is now available

Connect to the latest trends shaping the middle market with ACG’s official publication, Middle Market Growth. The magazine is part of a suite of digital publications that will provide readers with an interactive platform to access the latest original content from industry leaders and insights from all segments of ACG's global membership and M&A ecosystem.  Also included are exclusive interviews, powerful growth stories and updates on events happening all over the world. 

Available now for download at the 
iTunes storeAmazon Appstore and Google Play and even on your desktop

To read the latest issue,

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Middle Market Growth
 is a suite of daily, weekly and monthly digital publications. Choose how you want to view the monthly magazine below: 

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