ACG CT and NACD CT 9th Annual Private Equity Director Connection to Take Place on May 5, 2017

Private Equity Event Brings Firms, Directors, and Operating Executives Together for Networking and Dealmaking

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--The Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG CT), a prominent networking organization for middle-market dealmakers, and the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for Corporate Directors (NACD) will host the Ninth Annual Private Equity Director Connection on Friday, May 5. The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Belle Haven Yacht Club, 100 Harbor Drive, Greenwich, CT.

“This is a ‘must-attend event’ to meet key people and explore operating roles, board seats, and investment ideas for investors and executives.”

Private Equity Director Connection is designed to maximize networking opportunities and foster meaningful introductions that will result in generating leads, building partnerships, and doing deals. Confirmed private equity tables include 3K Limited Partnership; Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners; Ironwood Capital; Morningside Private Investors; Palladium Equity Partners; Post Capital Partners; Scott Capital Partners, LLC; and TZP Group.

“The NACD and ACG Private Equity Director Connection is the area’s premier annual event to bring together operating executives, board directors, and private equity investors. This event provides an excellent forum for high-quality, focused networking as attendance is limited to executives and private equity professionals,” said Chris Lund, ACG Private Equity Chair and a Partner at Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners. “This is a ‘must-attend event’ to meet key people and explore operating roles, board seats, and investment ideas for investors and executives.”

Margaret Pederson, President of NACD Connecticut, said, “National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is a recognized authority of leading boardroom practices, empowering and preparing directors for today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. NACD Connecticut creates a local community of corporate directors by providing educational programs on timely topics affecting boards and facilitating peer networking.”

ACG Connecticut President Mark Campbell added, “The Private Equity Director Connection is a premier private equity networking event, and we are thrilled to co-host with the Connecticut chapter of NACD. ACG Connecticut is one of the area’s best business networking organizations. We are dedicated to fostering middle-market dealmaking, and this event is another example of the quality events we host, with top-tier firms and executives you want to meet in attendance. We believe that valuable connections will be made and there will be tangible results for everyone.”

Mark Dailey, Director Connection Chair for NACD Connecticut, added, “Director Connection, now in its ninth year, allows private equity companies to connect with potential directors and operating executives for their current and future portfolio companies and fosters a great atmosphere for the development and discussion of investment ideas and deals.”

Attendance will include board members from public and private companies; from small, mid and large cap firms; and senior executives who are primed to discuss investment opportunities or to move into the boardroom.

ACG CT Event sponsors include Diamond Sponsor: EisnerAmper LLP. Platinum Sponsors: Aon; Bernstein Global Wealth Management; BlumShapiro; Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina; Insperity; M&T Bank; Robinson + Cole LLP; Wiggin and Dana LLP. Gold Sponsors: Carmody Torrance Sandak Hennessey LLP; Carter Morse & Mathias; Citizens Bank; Day Pitney; KeyBank; Marcum LLP; O'Connor Davies, LLP; People's United Bank; RSM; Shipman & Goodwin LLP; Webster Bank, N.A.. New Member Reception Sponsor: CohnReznick, LLP.

NACD CT Event sponsors include Platinum Sponsor Grant Thornton; and NACD CT Chapter Sponsors RSM; KPMG; BDO; Broadridge; Day Pitney.

For those interested in attending the breakfast: ACG Connecticut members and NACD Connecticut members pay $45.00; young members of ACG CT attend for $35.00; members of other ACG Chapters pay $55.00; and non-members pay $65.00. Table Registration fee is $500.00.

About ACG CT

The Association for Corporate Growth, founded in 1954, is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for mid- to large- sized companies. The Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Connecticut) is one of the most vibrant ACG chapters in the country. ACG Connecticut is one of the best local networking organizations focused on middle-market deal-making comprising close to 300 local professionals focused on middle-market corporate growth (i.e.: mergers and acquisitions, financing opportunities, business development, joint ventures, licensing arrangements, etc.), including a diverse group of private equity funds, intermediaries, lenders, and service providers. For additional information, contact or visit

About NACD

NACD advances exemplary board leadership - for directors, by directors. Our team provides the information and insights that board members rely upon to confidently navigate business challenges and enhance long-term shareowner value. Importantly, directors and boards turn to NACD to gain the knowledge and wisdom to become a strategic asset to their companies, and NACD amplifies the collective voice of directors in the national dialogue on board governance issues. NACD is the Voice of the Director. This is not corporate speak: Our entire organization is focused on meeting the needs of board members, and supporting directors to perform more effectively and efficiently.


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The Connecticut Chapters of the Association for Corporate Growth and the National Association for Corporate Directors will host the Ninth Annual Private Equity Director Connection on Friday, May 5.