Women's Connection Committee

The goal of the ACG Boston Women’s Connection Committee is to determine speaker and networking event ideas for women in the M&A deal community, and help spread the word about ACG Boston events and membership to women in the industry.  

Volunteers will enjoy such benefits as:

  • Building your professional relationships with female ACG Boston members, and expanding your reach within the ACG Boston community.
  • Leveraging the knowledge of M&A activity within your network of ACG Boston relationships.
  • Influencing future events and programs.
  • Elevated exposure and leadership presence among ACG Boston Board of Directors.

Committee member requirements:

  • Must be an active member of ACG Boston and the deal community.
  • Willingness to be assigned and to lead initiatives by the Chair.
  • Be goal driven in helping ACG Boston grow and thrive in the M&A community.
  • Have a strong understanding of the needs of M&A professionals.
  • Connections to other women in the deal community and/or an interest in expanding your peer network.  
  • Participation in calls/emails and 1-2 in person meetings prior to events.  


Women's Connection Committee

Lynn Sommer, Co-Chair
Cabrillo Advisors

Danielle Lussier, Co-Chair

Heather Barry
Sullivan & Worcester

Sharon Goddard White
White White & Etten

Carol Hamilton

Carol Hansen
TD Bank

Julia Karol
Watermill Group

Ashley Keenan
Robinson & Cole

Meghan Kelly
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Diana Kenneally
Citizens Bank

Emily Ladd-Kravitz
Greenberg Traurig

Helenn Lemaistre
CMCIC Investment

Sharon Lewis

Sandra Mason
Audax Group

Dara Mitchell

Brigid Morrissey

Kerry Muse
Windjammer Capital

Toni Peluso
Edgewater Capital Partners

Gabrielle Piasio
The Provident Bank

Erica Rice
Foley Hoag

Daylin Short

Dorene Stockman
Owens Group

Louise Wager
BNY Mellon


contact Christy Dancause for more information