A Networking Night in Providence w/ Isle Brewers Guild, Narragansett Beer & Sons of Liberty Spirits Co.

ACG Boston Networking Night in Providence

Event Details


November 8, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

$75 - $135
Location Name
Squantum Association
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Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome at 4:30pm for an additional fee.

ACG Boston invites you to A Networking Night in Providence at the historic Squantum Club! Connect with peers and colleagues from the Rhode Island area and beyond to hear from local speakers, all while enjoying the fall weather, beautiful waterfront views, drinks and delicious food.


Guy Asadorian, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Guy Asadorian, moderator

BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Wealth Director

Guy Asadorian, Jr. is a Wealth Director for BNY Mellon Wealth Management. As a seasoned expert in Mergers and Acquisitions, Guy has been advising successful entrepreneurs and corporate executives at privately-held as well as public companies. This includes planning for, and executing, the purchase and sale of privately held businesses as well as helping to navigate the complexities of transitioning from “Owner to Investor”.
Guy joined the firm in 2013 and has more than 3 years of investment sales experience. Prior to joining the firm, he was principal and co-founder of Tameracq Partners, a middle market mergers and acquisitions firm in Providence, RI. While at Tameracq, he advised both buyers and sellers of businesses in a variety of industries. Prior to that, Guy was a First Vice President with Smith Barney where he worked with high net worth individuals to help them manage their wealth. 
Guy received a finance degree from Western New England University, where he played varsity baseball. He has published articles, recorded podcasts and done public speaking on the subject of M&A and business owner exit planning.  Guy is currently a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, AM&AA, the Exit Planning Exchange and the Cherrystone Angel Investment Group. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Quonset Development Corp, Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Armenian Historical Association of RI and Co-Chairman of the East Greenwich Athletic Hall of Fame committee. 

James Crooks, Narragansett Beer

James Crooks

Narragansett Beer
Co-Owner and VP of Sales & Marketing

Co-Owner and VP of Sales & Marketing
Narragansett Beer (2005 – Present)

Director of Strategy & Director of Marketing
Nantucket Nectars (1999-2005)

Regional Sales Manager
Nantucket Nectars (1994-1999)

College of William & Mary ’94 – Mason School of Business (Finance)

23 year career in the beverage industry building entrepreneurial New England brands through instincts, authentic story-telling, consumer conversations & a little hard work.

Jeremy Duffy, Isle Brewers Guild

Jeremy Duffy

Isle Brewers Guild
Partner, Strategic Development & Marketing

Jeremy has spent over 20 years in business development and marketing communications.  Before starting Isle Brewers Guild (IBG), Jeremy was a partner and led business development efforts for one of the largest independently owned marketing communications agencies in New England, Duffy & Shanley, Inc. During his eight years, the agency acquired over 20 new consumer brand clients and over $8 million in billings. Also while at Duffy & Shanley (D&S), he was the account director for several beverage related launches including Narragansett Beer (2005), Strela Beer (2012) and BrewGene (2011), a leading beer discovery app.

For Narragansett Beer, he led D&S account team in positioning, market study, packaging design, and marketing and PR strategies. For Strela Beer, he handled positioning, market study, marketing and PR strategies for launch and distributor relations.

Mike Repucci, Sons of Liberty

Mike Reppucci

Sons of Liberty Spirits Co.
Event Secondary Body

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome at 4:30pm for an additional fee.

Who Attends

Attendees include M&A professionals from:

  • Private Equity
  • Investment Banking
  • Corporate Development
  • Lending
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Valuation
  • Corporate Management
  • Family Offices
  • VCs
  • Banking
  • Wealth Management
  • LPs and more


4:30pm - 5:00pm Registration & Networking
5:00pm - 6:00pm Panel Discussion
6:00pm - 6:15pm Brief Remarks from Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo
6:15pm - 7:30pm Networking Reception


  Early (Ends 11/01) Late (Ends 11/01)
Members $75.00 $85.00
Young Professional Members $60.00 $60.00
Non-Members $125.00 $135.00


Hosted by: ACG