LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Los Angeles, a non-profit organization where Southern California
executives, bankers, investors and professionals come together to share
information and build relationships, was recently named a “Chapter of
the Year” by the Association
for Corporate Growth (ACG).
One of ACG’s oldest and most successful chapters, ACG Los Angeles is
known for its innovative programs and prestigious speakers. Over the
past few years, the Chapter has had former Presidents Clinton and Bush
keynote its annual conference, introduced a rising stars program for
up-and-coming professionals, enhanced its offerings to corporate
executives, women members and private equity professionals, and hosted
two annual awards dinners to recognize LA’s most prominent companies.
ACG LA has also partnered with USC
Marshall School of Business, UCLA
Anderson School of Management and Children’s
Hospital Los Angeles. ACG LA also started an industry vertical focus
on emerging tech through joint efforts with the ACG
Central Texas Chapter.
“This award validates our Chapter’s innovative spirit and recognizes the
dynamic group of board and Chapter members who support it,” said Gary
Rabishaw, managing director of Intrepid
Investment Bankers who serves as president of ACG LA. “A special
thanks to the Chapter’s immediate past president, Andrew
Apfelberg of Greenberg
Glusker, for his vision and leadership that laid the foundation for
us to garner this award.”
The “Chapter of the Year” awards were based on scoring in three areas:
self-assessment, benchmark data and ACG engagement. Three ACG chapters
were recognized in separate categories, based on a chapter’s membership
size. In addition to ACG Los Angeles, other chapters honored this year
were ACG Indiana and ACG Wisconsin.
“These chapters represent the best of the best in the past year,” said
Pam Hendrickson, COO, The Riverside Company and ACG chairman of the
board. “It’s not just about solid business performance, but also
innovation, mentoring and supporting ACG’s mission of driving
ACG LA’s members represent companies and industries that are as varied
as the neighborhoods of Los Angeles – corporate executives, commercial
and investment bankers, private equity investors as well as legal,
accounting and finance professionals, many of whom specialize in mergers
and acquisitions or corporate development. ACG LA is well-known for its
Annual Business Conference, which attracts participants from across the
nation and around the world and showcases some of the most influential
speakers from the business, entertainment and political realms.
About ACG and ACG LA
The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the global community for
middle market M&A deal makers and business leaders focused on driving
growth. ACG members have access to data, content and networking
opportunities to access capital, make deals and foster corporate growth.
Founded in 1954, ACG has grown to more than 13,000 members organized in
56 chapters throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
ACG LA is one of the largest and most active chapters of ACG, delivering
thought-provoking, knowledge-based events and networking opportunities.
ACG’s members and attendees – including leading corporate officers,
private equity sources and service providers – participate in monthly
meetings, world-class conferences and intimate roundtable discussions.
ACG helps dealmakers and business leaders stay abreast of current issues
relating to corporate growth and stay connected with their peers. For
more information, visit www.ACGLA.org.
For ACG LA
Tracy Williams, 310-824-9000
Source: ACG Los Angeles