While you can find information in so many places these days, ACG Philadelphia's peer-to-peer networks offer invaluable wisdom. ACG actively cultivates networks for a variety of subsets within the middle-market community to provide you with focused networking and best practice sharing. 

View the current list of networks available below to discover programming focused on these specific midmarket professionals.



ACG University is the single best networking/educational initiative in our region. An exclusive, in-depth deal education and networking program, ACG University enrolls 40 up and coming M&A dealmakers who possess an average of 3 - 5 years of deal experience in this serial education program.
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
ACGWomen facilitates peer to peer networking, deal sourcing and industry knowledge among our region’s top female deal professionals. Participants are active contributors to the deal transaction process including private equity investors, strategic acquirers, investment bankers as well as transaction
Business Owners Forum

The Network & Opportunity

The Business Owners Forum is an invitation-only initiative for growth-oriented owners, operators, founders, and CEOs of closely-held businesses who are interested in gathering among peers to:

  • Explore and understand the challenges and opportunities for organic and


Since launching our DEI Initiative in 2020, ACG Philadelphia members have established a Diverse DealMaker’s Network and programming to advance our mission:

ACG will be a community where racially and ethnically diverse dealmakers and M&A professionals have equitable access to grow their networks

The Diverse DealMakers’ Network connects racially and ethnically diverse M&A professionals, including private equity investors, strategic buyers, PE-backed executives and company founders, investment bankers, lenders, accountants, attorneys and other transactions advisors, in a peer to peer
PEER (Private Equity-backed Executives Roundtable) is an invitation-only networking community exclusively for CEOs and CFOs of PE-backed companies. We meet four to five times a year to discuss common challenges as well as to share solutions and tested strategies in a confidential, peer-only
ACG Philadelphia's Strategic Acquirers' Network Committee hosts exclusive, strictly peer-to-peer, events throughout the year for Corporate Development Officers and other corporate transactional executives to share experiences and best practices while developing relationships in a convenient

Who will you meet?

  • Leen Al-Alami, Duane Morris LLP
  • Rushi Amin, Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.
  • Joseph Beach, BDO
  • Patrick Bellot, Phoenix Management Services
  • L. Campbell, Arduro Sustainable Rubber, Inc.
  • Brandon Campbell jr, Pwc
  • Kye Cho, EY LLP
  • Jonathan Chou, Eureka Equity Partners
  • Nora Cruz
The strategic objective of the committee is to strengthen the future membership ranks of ACG Philadelphia with talented young dealmakers who are committed to active participation in ACG Philadelphia and who will contribute to the development of ACG Philadelphia throughout their careers. Throughout