ACG Raleigh Durham Next Gen


NextGen is the next generation of business leaders and dealmakers in the Triangle. Our group was established to focus on connecting young professionals in the middle-market industry with the resources needed for professional growth and development. We help strengthen the connection between young professionals and mid-to-late career professionals through structured networking, educational, mentorship and leadership opportunities.

NextGen is comprised of professionals under the age of 35 years old and is a sub group of ACG Raleigh-Durham. Our group consists of professionals across a variety of industries including private equity, M&A advisory, management consulting, lenders, legal, corporate finance, C-Level executives, and other deal making professionals. The groups mission is to create an environment where young professionals in the Triangle can interact, exchange best practices, and create opportunities; all while developing the future leaders of ACG Raleigh-Durham.


ACG Raleigh-Durham NextGen gives you the opportunity to connect with like-minded business professionals and the leading dealmakers in the Triangle and surrounding communities. The group includes:

- Discounted Dues: Discounted annual membership dues are $199 for all members 35 and under, for year 1 and 2 of membership or until the member’s age at renewal >35

- Exclusive Programs: NextGen members receive access to all of the same programming as other chapter members plus the following exclusive programs:

  • Quarterly social events specifically for NextGen members at local Raleigh-Durham hot spots.
  • Quarterly "lunch and learn" educational events.

Informative Monthly Events: Signature ACG events that feature some of the most prominent business leaders in the state, and topics relevant to a broad spectrum of businesses and industries.

Socials: Summer Soiree social event, axe-throwing, curling, golf events and an annual Holiday Party.

Networking Opportunities: NextGen is the ideal way to make connections with like-minded business professionals in the Triangle that impact middle-market business.


To apply for membership, click here . You’ll be guided through our online application process and will then submit your application for review and approval.

If you have any questions about membership, please contact the following or any NextGen committee member:

Josh VanNamee
Chair – NextGen or 919.257.0421

Debra Michie 
Executive Director – ACG Raleigh-Durham or 919.453.2997