Upcoming Roundtable Discussion to Focus on Growth Strategies in Turbulent Economy

August 22, 2014, No comments

After a few years of economic turbulence, the market finally seems to be stabilizing. Equity markets are soaring while interest rates continue to drop, giving certain regional business leaders an opportunity to grow. On September 16th, ACG National Capital will be hosting a special roundtable discussion titled “EGBR: I Ain’t Got Time to Bleed – Surviving and Thriving in Today’s Market.” ...


As Expected, Sales Training Ecosystem Continues Consolidation Trend Never Seen Before

August 14, 2014, No comments

The sales training landscape is undergoing substantial consolidation, but how much longer is it expected to continue? Experts at Clearsight Advisors tackle this question in this insightful post, originally published on The Clearsight Advisors Blog We have been predicting that the sales training landscape would undergo substantial consolidation for two years now. Given the fragmented nature of th ...


The McLean Group Advises NetCentrics and Haystax in Recent Acquisition

August 12, 2014, No comments

The defense and cybersecurity space is still experiencing some turmoil, which means industry executives need to continuously adapt to the current climate. As BAE System’s Jerry DeMuro stated in the July monthly meeting, firms can either reduce headcount, consolidate facilities, or reduce structure size to more appropriately handle current business. The McLean Group, a leading independent investm ...


BDO USA’s 2014 IPO Outlook

August 7, 2014, No comments

Authored by Mark Ellenbogen, Managing Assurance Partner at BDO USA, LLP in Bethesda Investment bankers are divided when asked to predict activity for the second half of 2014, according to BDO USA’s 2014 IPO Halftime Report. The study finds that than one-third (38 percent) of capital markets executives at leading investment banks anticipate activity will increase further, while a similar proporti ...


ACG’s Susan Evans Recognized by SmartCEO for Distinguished Business Achievements

August 5, 2014, No comments

ACG member & CEO of Transformation Systems Marta Wilson with Susan Evans, ACG Board Director, CEO & President of Evans Incorporated Susan Evans, President and CEO of Evans Incorporated and longtime ACG National Capital member, was recently awarded a Brava! Award, celebrating her distinguished achievements as one of 32 top women business leaders in the Greater Washington area. SmartCEO Maga ...


M&A Market is on Fire…Another Bubble or Smart Business?

July 31, 2014, No comments

Recent major M&A activity and bank lending trends have begged the question: is this another bubble waiting to burst? Experts at Clearsight Advisors tackle this question head on in this insightful post, originally published on The Clearsight Advisors Blog: Facebook makes a blockbuster move and acquires WhatsApp for $19 Billion. Is that the sign that we have reached a silly overheated M&A ma ...


Jerry DeMuro of BAE Systems Discusses Current State of Defense & Aerospace Industry

July 29, 2014, No comments

  Earlier this month, ACG National Capital hosted the President and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., Jerry DeMuro, for the July monthly meeting held at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. BAE Systems, Inc. is a global, U.S.-based defense, aerospace, and security company with approximately 35,000 employees that last year generated approximately $11.8 billion in annual revenue. Mr. DeMuro, who has had ...


Mac Curtis to Discuss The SI Organization’s Rebranding as Vencore

July 25, 2014, No comments

Mac Curtis, who will be the featured speaker at the upcoming ACG Monthly Meeting on September 19th at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner, has been making the news recently. The company that he leads as President and CEO has just rebranded itself from The SI Organization to Vencore. Here is what Mr. Curtis had to say about the change in a recent press release: “Operating as Vencore allows us ...