Analyzing the trends driving deals – a Q&A with Marc Marlin of KippsDeSanto

February 23, 2017, No comments

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the National Capital Chapter of ACG will be sponsoring their annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference. This special event brings together C-level executives and other senior business leaders, investors and service providers from across the east coast to network, discuss business best practices, and share lessons learned about how to improve and grow their enterprises. < ...


Keeping your company culture intact during rapid growth

February 20, 2017, No comments

This post was authored by Chelsea L. Wood, a Business Operations Analyst at Insperity, and originally published on the Insperity’s blog. Chelsea has more than 10 years of experience partnering with leadership teams to identify and address business challenges related to operational performance, strategy, business development and human capital. She is a certified merger and acquisition advisor thr ...


Inorganic Growth Strategies to Drive Increases in Enterprise Value

February 17, 2017, No comments

This past Wednesday, February 15, ACG National Capital sponsored a roundtable discussion entitled, “Inorganic Growth Strategies to Drive Increases in Enterprise Value.” This roundtable was a peer discussion for C-level executives to share insights on inorganic growth strategies, and was facilitated by the following participants: Mike Beach, CFO WeddingWire, Inc. Larry Davis, Managing Director ...


The emergence of ransomware and phishing, and the need for an agile response

February 16, 2017, 1 Comment

In our last article on Corporate Growth, Capital Style, we featured part one of a two-part interview with Natasha Barnes, a Technology Risk Services Manager at Aronson LLC, and Andres Franzetti, Chief Strategy Officer and Founding Member at Risk Cooperative. During our discussion, we talked about a new 360° Cyber Risk Survey being conducted by Aronson, Risk Cooperative and Ridge Global. We also d ...


Why cybersecurity and cyberattacks are now an issue for the CEO

February 14, 2017, 3 Comments

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly common and their impact on enterprises can be substantial and severe. When a company is breached, there can be significant financial repercussions, as well as negative ramifications on their brand and the loyalty of their customers. Despite the problems that a cyber breach can create, some companies may not be preparing as aggressively as they should be to id ...


Two Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating a Deal

February 8, 2017, No comments

This article was contributed by Aaron Ghais, a deal lawyer at Shulman Rogers that has helped his clients buy, sell, and finance businesses, and has closed over 350 deals worth over $2.5 billion in the past 20 years. I’ve been helping clients buy and sell businesses for over two decades now and have been involved in hundreds of negotiations. If you asked me to name, off the top of my head, two ...


How to attract an experienced CEO – multi-time CEOs share what they look for in prospective companies

January 26, 2017, No comments

“[Coming] to Inova [gave me] the privilege to work with a phenomenal group of men and women that are on the cutting edge of how we better predict and prevent disease and target patient therapies based on who they are as an individual. The intersection of technology and healthcare to that purpose was really important, and that’s why I do what I do.” – Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of the In ...


Video – Tiffany Hosey discusses how Big Data can transform construction

January 6, 2017, No comments

A rapidly expanding ecosystem of wearables, mobile devices, sensors and other network-connected devices – coupled with the movement towards digitizing all information – has created an environment where enterprises across all industries and markets have mountains of data at their disposal. This phenomenon has been coined, Big Data, and it creates an interesting set of opportunities and chal ...