25th Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference


Event Details


March 28, 2019 11:30 AM - 7:30 PM EDT




Hotel reservations can be made online here or directly with the Hyatt  888-421-1442.

Member 345; Non Member 410; Group Rates: 2 = 695; 3 = 1,025; 4 = 1,345

11:30 AM  Registration
11:30 AM -12:30 PM  Luncheon
12:30-1:10 PM  Mac Curtis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Perspecta Inc.

1:30-2:10 PM Ben Miller, Co-founder and CEO, Fundrise The Future of Real Estate Investing (a disruptive business model) 
With advancements in technology and expansion of federal regulations, like the JOBS Act, Fundrise is leading the way in crowdfunding and providing a transparent, online service offering for average investors to invest in the market. Hear from Ben Miller, co-founder and CEO of Fundrise, during a fireside chat with RSM partner John McCourt and learn how Fundrise grew into a leading asset management company, and the world’s first eREIT. The discussion will cover:
  • How Fundrise leveraged technology to capitalize on Regulation A+ of the JOBS Act
  • The risks Fundrise faced in being the first eREIT to be qualified by the SEC
  • How does it work? Did you “Build it and they will come”?
  • And, then came the Opportunity Zone
  • The future for Fundrise and real estate crowdsourcing 
2:15-2:55 PM  Corporate vs. Private Equity Investors:  A Compare and Contrast of Strategies, Opportunities, Execution and Market Dynamics
Jon Seeber, General Partner, Updata Partners
Michael Lewis, EVP Chief Development Officer, CACI
Robert George, VP Corporate Development, SOSi
Frank Walker, Partner, Baker Tilly

3:15-3:55 PM  Growth Strategies in a Rapidly Changing Market (Organic & Inorganic)
John Hagan, Managing Director, Aerospace, Defense & government Services
Investment Banking Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey
4:00-4:40 PM Acquiring a Company with Government Contracts | Am I Really Getting What I Think?
Judy Bjornaas, CFO, ManTech International
Gary Campbell, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Dave Keffer, General Partner, Blue Delta Capital Partners
Matt Koehl, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Diane Nguyen, CFO, EverWatch
This will be an interactive discussion, touching on the following issues when acquiring a company with
government contracts:
  • Novation Agreement & Associated Issues
  • Small Business Set-Aside Contracts
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Cost-Reimbursable Contracts
  • Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contracts
  • Open Proposal Submissions
  • Organizational Conflicts of Interest
  • Compliance Risks/Extraordinary Penalties (DCAA Exposure/Audits)
  • Pipeline/Valuation
  • Program Profitability – EAC’s, T&M labor rates, Contract
  • Reserves
  • Subcontracts vs Prime Contracts
  • Employee Agreements
  • Leases 
4:50-5:30 PM Closing keynote TBD

5:30-7:30 PM  Reception


Cancellation PolicyYour registration payment less a 75 processing fee will be refunded if a written cancellation request is received on or by March 7. Substitutes are welcome.

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