Letter from the President

Welcome to ACG San Francisco!

Thank you for taking the time to visit the web site of the San Francisco Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. We appreciate your interest in our organization.


My goal as President is to provide a vision for continued change and improvement as well as many new and exciting programs in the coming year here at SF ACG.  For those of you interested in promoting corporate growth here in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have found the right organization. We believe we are the pre-eminent organization dedicated to helping middle market companies grow. We provide some great benefits that include:


Connections - Through a network of senior business leaders that attend our events, one can meet with others in the M&A community leaders to develop those relationships so important to promoting corporate growth. Our members have a wide range of experience and are senior executives in their respective organizations.


Content - Not only on our ACG SF website but also at our events, we invite entrepreneurs, senior managers, capital providers and business experts to speak about making corporate growth happen in the real world. Currently, we host breakfast and evening events as well as special lunch programs. Occasionally, we host events purely dedicated to networking and socializing. Some cornerstone programs include our annual M&A Conference with Investment banks, private equity firms and other premier DealMakers in attendance, from all over the world.  Our annual Outstanding Growth Awards event in November recognizes the company or organization that exemplifies those qualities that lead to superior growth and overall performance in Middle Market companies.


Capital – Through a well-developed network of capital providers and intermediaries that ACG offers on a global basis, we can provide the connections to not only financial capital, the essential ingredient of corporate growth, but intellectual and human capital as well.


Community – We believe our chapter has a culture of common support for our members and, furthermore, for the broader community, particularly as it relates to serving the needs of charities, non-profits and businesses serving the economically disadvantaged.


I hope you take an interest in ACG, if you haven’t already. If you are interested in applying for membership, click here. If you are already a member and are interested in becoming more involved by serving on one or more of our various committees, please contact us. If you are interested in the leadership of our chapter, you may view the current Board of Directors and Officers if you click here.

And, if there is anything our Chapter Executive or I, as President, can do for you, please click here.



With best regards,


Kim Pugh, Principal

Yurpath Solutions

President, San Francisco Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth