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ACG TN Board of Directors

Mark Puckett, BDO, USA

Past President
Chris Rowe, FourBridges Capital


William (Bill) Fay, ColeTaylor Business Capital
Mark Frost, Frost & Co.
Al Foster, Keltic
Casey Hammontree, Tenth Street Capital
Ryan Thomas, Bass, Berry & Sims
Robert Vance, Forensic Valuation Services

Melody Vollman, Southeastern Commercial Finance, LLC
James McLaren, Adams Reese
Tyson Bickley, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis
Doug Owen, Petra Capital
John Hyland, RR Donnelley
Tate Parker, Coface North America
Andrew Seamons, Pittco Management

Pryor Smartt, Lead Capital Partners
Chris Godwin, GenCap America

Capital Connection 
Patricia King, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jason Garrett, U.S. Bank Business Credit
Kolin Hollaway, Adams Reese
John Markham, CapStar C&I Banking
Jeff Nahley, Signal Hill

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Next Meeting

Tennessee Aquarium

One Broad Street
Chattanooga TN, 37402
Phone: 800-262-0695

July 24, 2014
5:45 to 8:15 pm

Program:  6:15 - 6:45 pm
Touring of River Journey

Register HERE


Mid-South ACG Capital Connection

Music City USA

Nashville, TN 

June 19 - 20, 2014



ACG Tennessee Membership

ACG Tennessee is comprised of professionals across Tennessee and the MidSouth focused on middle-market corporate growth (i.e.: M&A, financing opportunities, business development, etc.), including a diverse group of corporate executives, private equity funds, intermediaries, lenders, and service providers.
 In addition to our programming events, membership in ACG Tennessee also offers these benefits:

  • Access to online member directory of more than 13,000 ACG members
  • Free access to ACG CapitalLinkSMpowered by Pitchbook, a database of thousands private equity firms, hedge funds, mezzanine investors, small business investment companies, valuation firms and M&A advisory firms
  • Subscription to Mergers & Acquisitions, ACG's monthly publication with M&A news and insight for the middle market
  • Free access to ACG JobSource, an online (and confidential) resume and job posting service for the middle market M&A community
  • Discounted access to thousands of ACG events across the country

Visit this link. Select the Tennessee Chapter and enter your information. The annual price for membership in ACG Tennessee is $325.

Skyline photo credits (L to R): Isaac Singleton, Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation, and Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau


Refund Policy

For a full refund, cancellations must be received in writing via email seven days before Chapter events.  A processing fee of $10 will be charged for all refunds to monthly meetings.  In lieu of a refund, registrants may transfer their registration at any time to a colleague at the same company without penalty.

2014 Programs
February 18, 2014
Tom Landstreet
Nashville, TN

March 18, 2014
Investing in Asset Intensive
Industries Panel
Memphis, TN

April 10, 2014
Nashville Predators
Phoenix Coyotes

May 20, 2014
Wiseacre Brewery
Memphis, TN

June 19-20, 2014
Mid-South ACG Capital Connection
Nashville, TN

July 24, 2014
Tennessee Aquarium
Chattanooga, TN

August 19, 2014
Nashville, TN

September 16, 2014
Memphis, TN

October 21, 2014
Nashville, TN

November 18, 2014
Memphis, TN

December. 2014
Nashville, TN

New Members
Welcome to our new members!

Peter Clifford - Fifth Third Bank
Patrick Eakins - TAB Bank
Bob Nieman - First Tennessee Bank
Chris Saponari - Iroquois Capital Group
Trevor Sava - Waller
Dana Silaski - Stephens, Inc.
William Siren - AlixPartners, LLP
Todd Vandawater - Fifth Third Bank

Justin Fontenot - ServisFirst Bank
John Markham - CapStar Bank

Keith Thompson - Waller

Craig Bechtel - BB&T
Craig Gardella - Avenue Bank
Daniel Tobler - JD Factors

Lynn Carson - Suntrust Bank

Don Bradford - EnSafe, Inc.
Patrick Mitchell - Miller & Martin, PLLC
Ray Zilke - Crestmark Bank

Phil Gamble - Gen Cap America, Inc.
Scott Meriwether - Metro Medical Supply

Chip Davis - Capital Group Private Client Services
Robert Vance - Forensic & Valuation Services, PLC

John Hyland - RR Donnelley
Steve Kenerson - Hylant

Mitch Campbell - Synovus Financial Corp
Anthony Cassiol - CapStar Bank
David Tatman - Tenth Street Capital

Scott Feldman - Susquehanna Growth Equity


Andrew Ginsberg - GenCap America, Inc.
Joshua Hess - Miller Martin, PLLC
Jim Moore - First Tennessee Bank
Chase Wright - Frazier & Deeter

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