ACG New York Appoints Four New Board Members
-- Re-Elects Martin L. Okner, President; Stephen V. Prostor, Chairman--
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013-- ACG New York Inc., the leading association in New York for middle-market dealmaking professionals, announced today the appointment of four new board members and creation of a new vice president-international position.
The new board members are David Acharya, partner, Ascend Global Investments; David Hellier, partner, Bertram Capital; Michael D. Schwamm, partner, Duane Morris; and Jonathan Flaks, leadership coach, Jonathan Flaks Coaching Associates, Inc.
The board appointed Tanya Marvin-Horowitz to fill the new position of vice president-international.
The board appointments are for three-year terms and are effective as of Sept. 1, 2013. Mr. Flaks, who is based in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., is the organization's vice president for Westchester programming. He and Ms. Marvin-Horowitz are members of ACG New York's operating committee.
ACG New York also reappointed its chairman, president, secretary and treasurer to an additional one-year term. They are, respectively, Stephen V. Prostor, a director, senior credit officer and head of loan syndications at Citi Private Bank; Martin Okner, managing director, SHM Corporate Navigators; Michael Kliegman, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; and Maureen McCarthy, principal, Law Offices of M.W. McCarthy.
ACG® New York, Inc. (www.acgnyc.org), the founding chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth, is the leading membership organization in New York that facilitates relationship building and focused education for middle market deal-making professionals.
Each year over 8,000 professionals participate in ACG New York' s 70+ networking and educational events in New York City and Westchester and on Long Island, including healthcare, manufacturing & logistics, and retail conferences. ACG Deal-Source® and ACG Capital Connection® events put buyers together with funding sources in scheduled private meetings and bring M&A specialists together for open networking.
The organization’s annual Champions Awards recognize the year’s outstanding middle market firms and deals, while its Education Cup competition honors the best graduate business school team from the New York City area for M&A counseling prowess. These and other programs have spurred ACG New York’s rapid growth in recent years, with membership now exceeding 1,000.