ACG Richmond Member Spotlights

Why join ACG Richmond? Hear it straight from our members.




ACG connections lead to business!

In 2019 ACG Richmond member Steve Howell Windward Advisors managed the planning and execution of the successful sale transaction of EnTrust Document Management for fellow member Tray Isley.

Tray Isley, Business Owner

ACG members are immersed in local and regional business. No matter the need, be it a sales lead, management resource, mentor or vendor referral, I can find it at ACG.

Steve Howell, Managing Director, Windward Advisors

“ACG Richmond provides a unique network where business leaders grow personally and professionally by learning from and gaining respect for each other’s experiences and capabilities. The opportunity to work together with other members to close a successful deal has made membership even more fulfilling.”

Megan Howell, Energy Regulatory Analyst, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

"As a professional, I'm grateful for the relationships I’ve been able to develop through ACG. The breakfast meetings are both educational and a great opportunity to connect with the Richmond business community. As an MBA student, I participated in the ACG Cup which was challenging, rewarding, led to new connections, and made me realize the impact that this organization can have on emerging business professionals." 

Matt Hannay, Portfolio Manager, Markel

“I’m an ACG member because of the networking and learning opportunities this organization presents.  Markel has a commitment to its communities, and interacting within Richmond’s vibrant business community is part of that.  I’ve made professional connections that would not exist without being an ACG member and always look forward to attending our events.”

Lisa Hedrick, Partner, Hirschler

"Membership in ACG Richmond allows me to stay current on financial and business issues impacting my core clients – middle market, privately held businesses – by connecting me to similarly focused professionals and executives through monthly breakfasts and other networking events.  I particularly enjoy hearing the growth and success stories of Richmond area businesses."

Alan Davis, Principal, Baskervill

The ACG community gives a unique perspective to adjacent growing businesses. As Baskervill provides top-notch workplace design solutions, I turn to ACG for intel on industry trends, professional connections, and educational opportunities that inspire what we do.”    

Terrye Enslow, Vice President, Corporate Development, Luck Companies

“ACG has created great networking and learning opportunities within Richmond as well as the ability to connect with corporate development professionals throughout the U.S. at the recent ACG Strategic Acquirers Summit. Luck Companies is committed to innovation, the learnings from ACG connections and events allows me to bring key learnings back to our company.”