The Changing Landscape of the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Markets

July 22, 2015, No comments

Federal budgets have been shrinking at a steady pace, which has had an impact on how middle market companies in certain key industries behave. Larry Davis is a Partner and Founder of Aronson Capital Partners with over 25 years of transactional experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and financings. He has worked on more than 40 transactions involving middle‐market defense and governme ...

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Haystax Technology’s Bill Van Vleet to Address ACG Members in Upcoming Monthly Meeting

July 13, 2015, No comments

On Friday, July 17, ACG members will have the opportunity to attend the latest ACG monthly meeting, featuring Haystax Technology Founder and CEO, Bill Van Vleet. Mr. Van Vleet has over 30 years of experience in the world of defense and commercial technology, having founded Haystax in 2012 with one very distinct goal; to create a next-generation mid-cap technology company. In less than three years, ...

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Business Valuations Minimize Section 409A Risk: Beware of the Low Hanging Fruit in M&A Due Diligence

July 7, 2015, No comments

Finally! You are in due diligence. You weren’t 100% sure if you could find a buyer, much less a sales price that would meet your and your investors’ expectations. But, the Letter of Intent is signed and you hope to be 60 days from closing – the team is already discussing the closing dinner plans. All you have to do is get the transaction “papered” and complete “confirmatory” due dili ...

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MAGC: Michael Chasen’s Keynote Presentation – Part III

June 25, 2015, No comments

The 21st Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference, Technology Showcase and DealSource took place back in March, and gave ACG members the chance to attend Michael Chasen’s insightful keynote presentation. Mr. Chasen is a highly successful entrepreneur and thought-leader, having co-founded Blackboard Inc., a major e-learning software company. Michael founded SocialRadar in 2013 and currently serves as the ...

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GTT’s Rick Calder Discusses Company Growth and Evolution

June 16, 2015, No comments

The demands of today’s internet-dependant workforce continue to challenge networks and IT leaders as they work tirelessly to ensure secure and efficient connectivity. Having a secure, up-to-date network is essential for business performance, and lagging behind may lead to more than just a drop in revenue. On Friday, June 19th, ACG members will have the pleasure of hosting Rick Calder, President ...

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GMU School of Business Receives Large Pledge

June 10, 2015, No comments

Higher education is one of the most essential tools when it comes to preparing our future workforce. Colleges and universities are responsible for grooming the next generation of entrepreneurs, and it’s especially important to support local institutions in order to more directly benefit from the talent they produce. Understanding the benefits and importance of a strong higher education, the Volk ...

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MAGC: Michael Chasen’s Keynote Presentation – Part II

May 29, 2015, No comments

The 21st Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference, Technology Showcase and DealSource, which took place back in March, gave ACG members an opportunity to attend Michael Chasen’s keynote presentation. Mr. Chasen is an extremely successful entrepreneur, having co-founded Blackboard Inc., a major e-learning software company. Michael founded SocialRadar in 2013 and currently serves as the CEO of the loca ...

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MAGC: Michael Chasen’s Keynote Presentation – Part I

May 18, 2015, No comments

ACG members were privileged to host Michael Chasen at the 21st Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference, Technology Showcase and DealSource, which took place in March. Mr. Chasen is the co-founder and former CEO of Blackboard Inc., a major e-learning software company. In 2013, Michael founded SocialRadar, and currently serves as the CEO of the location services startup. We previously sat down with Mr. Chas ...

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