Association for Corporate Growth

Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Contact ACG SF Chapter
ACG San Francisco, Inc.
Rich Brown, Chapter Executive
58 West Portal Avenue, #326
San Francisco, CA 94127
Office: 415. 213-5729

Interested in Membership?
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Chapter Programs

Chapter Programs
Chapter meetings are a primary benefit of membership and provide opportunities to meet an influential community of executives from growing public and private companies just like yours. Our chapter programs include the following: 

Annual West Coast M&A Conference and ACG Capital Connection™
-  Monthly Breakfast Meetings: Normally the Second Tuesday of the month
-  Monthly Lunch Meetings: Normally the Third Thursday of the month
-  Bi-Monthly Global Opportunities Gatherings
-  Quarterly East Bay Reception & Panel Discussion Series

-  Quarterly Private Equity Quarterly Exchange & Reception Series
-  Invitation-only Full Member Community & New Member Event

Quick Links
Our New Registration System is Live
Please note ACG recently upgraded the membership database and event registration systems.

For SF Chapter Members:
 To log into the ACG website, please use the email address associated with your account. Your password will remain the same. If you are looking to renew, you can follow the standard procedure.
For Non-members: With our new system, you will need to set up an account to register for events. This will take only a few minutes and will provide for faster registration for future events. If you are looking to join our Chapter, you can click here to learn more and apply online.
If you have a problem with an event registration, please contact your chapter executive. For any additional questions, please contact .

Thank you for your patience as we roll-out this best-in-class system!

ACG Job Source

The ACG JobSource job board is the only online resume and job posting service dedicated to the middle-market M&A and corporate growth community.

Click here
to learn more about posting an open position. ACG members receive a discount on job posts.
2014 Growth Awards - Congratulations to our Growth Companies!



Welcome to ACG San Francisco - Serving the entire Bay Area
2015 West Coast M&A Conference
March 19, 2015  Palace Hotel - San Francisco
"Where Opportunity Meets Capital"
-  Fireside Chat with Private Equity CEO's
- Deal Source Exchange for PE Community
-  Wireless Lounge, sponsored by BDO USA
- M&A Focused Panel Discussions
-  ACG Capital Connection(r) Expo & Reception
- All Day Opportunities to Network

Early Bird Registration is Now Open!

Message from the Chapter President:
Robert Sher, Managing Principal: CEO to CEO

Welcome! Thank you for taking a look at our Association. As you read on, you’ll learn that we’re all about igniting powerful connections.
ACG SF is a professional organization that offers you real opportunities for networking, prospecting, and deal-flow through relevant and engaging programs and events.  When you come out to experience ACG for yourself at our events, you’ll realize that we’re a close-knit community of respected professionals who support and validate each other’s professional and personal growth.
We are focused on helping accelerate the success of mid-market companies; a place where capital, know-how and companies connect.
10 Key Facts:
1.         We hold 40 events per year
2.         55% of attendees are guests-great for new connections.
3.         We have over 300 members in our chapter
4.         22% of our members are active on a committee
5.         Membership stats: 30% capital providers; 20% self-identify as equity providers; 40% professionals; 10% corporate.
6.         Our engaged core: 55 members have attended 6 or more events in the last 12 Months
7.         15% have been members for 10 years or more
8.         Globally, ACG has 55 chapters with 14,000 members
9.         We welcome members from anywhere in the Bay Area
10.      Our events are held in San Francisco and the East Bay.
Please feel welcome to attend your first event as our guest.  Look for an upcoming event, sign up, and experience ACG for yourself. 
We’re creating a world where sharing success is contagious.  Come and share with us.


Rob Sher

Upcoming Chapter Events
Our Programs Committee has developed a series of themes and events for 2014 that will surely provide you with opportunities to network with our greater Member community and grow your business using insight you can glean from the line-up of expert panelists who will share their tips and success stories. Download a PDF Copy of our 2014 Programs Calendar (here) or click on the event titles to register and learn more:


December 3rd Private Equity Exchange(Revised)
Offices of Reed Smith LLP (San Francisco) 5:00pm - 7:30pm
The State of Private Capital Markets: A First Look at the Latest National Research
Guest Moderator:

Professor Craig Everett, Phd, Pepperdine University
Director, Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project

December 9th Breakfast & Panel Discussion
Offices of Farella Braun + Martel LLP (San Francisco) 7:30am - 9:00am
Middle Market Problems & Prognostications for the First Half of 2015
Guest Moderator:
John Trotter, Brockson Capital Advisors
Managing Director - Investment Banking

December 10th Technology Exchange (New!)
Offices of LYFT (Mission District - San Francisco) 5:00pm - 7:30pm
What Strategy Should Your Company Use to Expand Internationally?
Guest Moderator:
Ron Storm, Lyft
Vice President - People

December 18th Holiday Lunch Event
The City Club (San Francisco) 11:30am - 1:30pm
ACG IGNITE Non-Profit Growth Awards & Holiday Lunch
Final Nominations will be announced soon!

Hopefully, there are at least one or two Panel Topics which will provide a high level of interest for you and your business. Don't forget to Register Today!

ACG SF Programs Committee
Walter O'Haire & Jon Rubens, Co-chairs

SF Chapter Social Media
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