ACGU Alumni Network



ACG University, now in its 13th Year in the Philadelphia region has over 400 alumni from the top regional M&A firms and makes up 25% of the ACG Philadelphia member base. 

To support this growing group of professionals, ACG Philadelphia offers additional opportunities just for alumni, the future leaders of ACG, to facilitate valuable networking and focused dealmaking.

  • Emerging Leaders Dinners - offered to current members of the earliest classes of ACGU
  • M&A Insights Lunch & Learn Series, designed to engage ACGU alum in the deal community by offering exclusive access to and insights from our region's most successful dealmakers.  Offered only to current ACG members.
  • Young Dealmakers Events - offered to all alumni, regardless of membership status
  • Discounts to events such as breakfast briefings & M&A East


Upcoming Events

ACG University Alumni - Be on the look out for your invitation to the Young Dealmakers Reception at M&A East! This is an invite only event!

Past Events

Past Virtual Events:

  • Career Advancement Trends & Opportunities for Emerging DealMakers
  • Network for a Cause Trivia Night
  • ACG East Coast | Young Professionals Multi-Chapter Virtual Meet & Greet
  • ACG University Virtual Happy Hour

Past M&A Insights Lunch Hosts:

  • Mike DiPiano, Founder, NewSpring Capital
  • Mitchell Hollin, Partner, LLR Partners
  • Erin Lizotte, Director of Corporate Development, Berwind Corporation

Past Emerging Leaders Dinners:

  • Phil Mellet, Instamed - Instameds Acquistion by JP Morgan
  • Marc Prine, PhD, MIP Consulting LLC - Building Human Capital

Past Lunch & Learn Events:

  • Career Development, October, 2019 - led by ACGU member alumni: Lauren Harrington, Stifel; Dan Mahoney, TruSight; Matt Moran, Inverness Graham; Staci Wilhelm, J.F. Wentworth
  • Career Advancement - October 2018 (led by ACGU member alumni: Tracy Dowling, Spark Therapeutics; Matt Gubicza, Univest; Phillip Mellet, InstaMed; Tassie Oswald, Eureka Equity Partners; Mark Tyson, LBC Small Cap; Jonathan Moyer, Reed Smith