2024 ACG ASA July 10th lunch

Westwood Country Club in Austin

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July 10, 2024 11:30 AM - 1 PM CDT

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Join us on Wednesday, July 10th, 11:30AM-1PM @ Westwood Country Club in Austin. Our featured speaker will be Ken Wiles, Executive Director of the Hick, Muse Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin. The sponsor of this lunch will be Corner Capital Advisors

Now until 12pm on Wed. July 3rd: ACG Member Rate @ $50./Non-Member Rate @ $85. Late Registration Rates begin @ 12:01PM on Wed. July 3rd thru 5PM on Tue. July 9th (or until we sell out): ACG Member Rate @ $60./Non-Member Rate @ $95. 

Location: Westwood Country Club, located @ 3808 West 35th Street, Austin, 78703. Free parking is limited, but available onsite & our lunch will be in Club’s building by the pool. We recommend arriving early for best parking availability.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations received in writing to acgasa@acg.org by 5PM on Wednesday, July 3rd will receive a full refund. There are no refunds for cancellations received after 5PM on Wed. July 3rd. If you are an ACG Member unable to attend, you can transfer your registration to another person for this same event. If the person attending in your place is not an ACG Member, they will need to pay an additional fee to bring them up to the non-member rate to attend.   

ACG Austin/San Antonio reserves the right to fill open seats at the respective event venues once the networking period has passed and the official event programming has begun. In rare instances this could mean that registered attendees arriving late will not have a seat readily available upon their arrival. In these instances ACG Austin/San Antonio will work to accommodate the attendee, and if not able to do so to the attendee's satisfaction, ACG Austin/San Antonio will refund their registration fee.

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If you have questions or need last minute assistance, please email Sara Singer, ACG Austin/San Antonio Chapter Executive @ acgasa@acg.org or send a text to 512-970-0417


Ken Wiles

Ken Wiles

Executive Director of the Hick, Muse Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance
Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin

Ken Wiles is a clinical professor of finance and the executive director of the HMTF Private Equity Center at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He has taught courses on financial strategies in private equity, financial management, integrative finance, and investments for the school’s MBA, Master of Science in Finance, and undergraduate programs. In his work with the HMTF Private Equity Center, Wiles helps support curriculum development and scholarships for the MBA program.

An experienced researcher and professor, Wiles proposed an alternative construction to Tobin’s q — introduced by Nicholas Kaldor in 1966 — which is a theoretical company performance measure. He has also analyzed the effectiveness of small shareholder monitoring. His work has been published in numerous academic journals, including The Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Finance EconomicsThe Journal of Applied Corporate FinanceFinancial Analyst Journal, and Financial Management, and he also wrote an article for The Wall Street Journal on Uber’s financial issues.

Outside of academia, Wiles is the managing partner and founder of the Fulcrum Financial Group and the managing director of Andare Partners, a financial advisory, restructuring, and litigation support firm. He is a certified valuation and interest rate expert in federal bankruptcy court and was the chief restructuring officer of Turnberry/MGM Grand Towers LLC. Wiles has also served as the COO or CFO of several companies, two of which were taken public by JP Morgan and Bear Sterns, and one which was sold to Oracle Corp.

Wiles’ financial and operational experience has gained him a respected standing in his field. Gov. Brian Sandoval appointed Wiles to chair of the Nevada Economic Forum, which estimates the state’s revenue — a role he held until 2018. He was also a consulting producer for a Robert Irvine show on the Food Network.

Wiles earned a chartered financial analyst certification from the CFA Institute. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in economics and B.S. in finance from American University, and he earned a Ph.D. in finance from Texas McCombs.

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