The National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) elects new members to its Board of Directors every year. These board members are essential for the organization; guiding the chapter’s business and affairs and helping set its direction for the coming year.

The chapter’s board is comprised of volunteers that represent the disparate industries and markets that make up ACG’s membership. During their four- year term, these individuals will work to establish guidelines and policies that will enable the chapter to fulfill its mission of driving middle-market corporate growth. They also provide financial oversight and develop action plans and programs to grow membership and increase the overall value of the organization.

The eight new members announced for inclusion on the ACG National Capital Board of Directors includes some of the most distinguished business leaders in the region. They include:

  • Alan J. Friedman – Alan Friedman is a CEO, board member and business consultant with over 40 years experience in helping companies grow and realize their potential. As a consultant, he delivers decades of knowledge in strategic planning, technology licensing and operations to his clients.
  • Bob George, Director, Corporate Development at ExelisBob joined Exelis in 2011 as a director of corporate development in the company’s Strategy and Corporate Development Group. In this position, Bob is responsible for executing all aspects of acquisitions and divestitures including: sourcing, due diligence, negotiation and execution of transactions, and guiding post merger integration activities.
  • Nuhad Karaki, EVP, COO at Inceptre CorporationNuhad Karaki is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Inceptre Corporation. Nuhad is senior level management executive with over 23 years of experience directing highly successful programs in the intelligence community, DOD, DOS, DOJ as well as in the private sector. He is currently leading the restructuring of Inceptre Corporation to provide for strategic growth in new business areas.
  • Terry McGovern, SVP, Finance and Treasurer at ICF International, Inc. – Terry is the senior vice president of finance and treasurer for ICF International, Inc., which partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, health, education, social programs, homeland security and defense markets. In this role, Terry is responsible for treaury, risk management, M&A, facilities, IT, corporate management, accounting, finance and banking operations for the company.
  • Scott Meza, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLPScott Meza has over twenty years experience assisting businesses in complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and spin offs of public and private companies and sophisticated equity and debt financings and recapitalizations. Scott has wide-ranging experience in managing these types of transactions for technology based companies as well as for companies operating in regulated environments like government contracting, telecommunications and health care.
  • Tucker Sampson, SVP at Bank of America – Tucker Sampson is a senior credit products manager for Bank of America. In this role, he oversees the credit product needs of the company’s middle market clients in the National Capital region.
  • Curtis Schehr, VP and GC at DCS CorporationCurtis Schehr is the vice president and general counsel at DCS Corporation, where he specializes in Government contracts, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, internal investigations, corporate governance, ethics and compliance and securities laws.
  • Greg Woodford, Managing Director at BB&T Capital MarketsGreg Woodford is a managing director at BB&T Capital Markets, where he advises clients on a wide range of strategic alternatives including mergers and acquisitions (both buy-side and sell-side), re-capitalizations, management buyouts, and capital formation. Greg has worked with both public and private companies ranging in size from $15 million to $250 million and on transactions involving many of the industry’s leading companies.

We want to congratulate the newest members of the ACG National Capital Board of Directors. The addition of such talented, experienced and knowledgeable individuals to the association’s leadership guarantees the continued success of the chapter.