Venue
Hilton Columbus Downtown
Hilton Columbus Downtown, 401 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, United States

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Event Date Wed Sep 8 EDT - Thu Sep 9 EDT (about 2 months ago)
Location Hilton Columbus Downtown
401 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, United States
Region Americas
Details

The Great Lakes Capital Connection Conference is a dynamic networking, deal-sourcing and educational event that attracts a virtual who’s who of middle market M&A professionals from across the country. It is a collaborative effort of seven ACG Chapters from the Midwest & Mid-Atlantic regions.

Each year, this high-energy event brings together more than 1,000 M&A professionals for incredible deal sourcing opportunities, networking and insights into the biggest trends in corporate growth, finance and exits.

Why Attend?
• Connect with more than 1,000 influential investment bankers, M&A professionals and intermediaries
• Network with ACG members from the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Western Michigan, and other chapters
• Gain new insights in growth, acquisitions, finance, partnerships & exit strategies
• Learn from renowned speakers and panelists
• Source new deals and opportunities

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Joshua Curtis
Managing Director, Footprint Capital

Peter Davies
Managing Partner, Stonehenge Partners

John Lewis II
Founding Member, Metz Lewis Brodman Must O'Keefe, LLC

Jennifer Miller
Director, Katz, Sapper & Miller

Murad Beg
Founding Partner, Provariant Equity Partners

Brian Cline
Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, RSM US LLP

Joe Herman
Senior Vice President M&A and Transaction Solutions, Hylant

Bob Ross
Partner, Benesch

Tracy Britt Cool
Co-Founder, Kanbrick LLC

Corrie Menary
Partner, Kirtland Capital Partners

Regina Carls
Managing Director, ESOP Advisory Group Head, J.P. Morgan Chase

Renee Milyiori
Banker, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Susan Walton
Managing Director, Lazear Capital Partners

Rich Harrison
Chief Executive Officer, CollisionRight

Michael Shaw
Partner & Managing Director, Copper Run

Joseph Solano
Vice President, Atlantic Street Capital

Cheryl (Brady) Strom
Principal, Origination, The Riverside Company

Jeff Wyatt
CEO, CertaSite

Nicholas Berry
Principal, Clearview Capital

Justin Disch
Vice President, McCarthy Capital

Sarah O'Connor
VP FP&A and Treasurer, MedVet

Christopher Rechner
Vice President, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Tom Robertson
EVP & CFO, Rocky Brands, Inc.

Doug Farren
Managing Director, National Center for the Middle Market

Dan North
Chief Economist for North America, Euler Hermes

Mark Kvamme
Co-Founder and Partner, Drive Capital

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSOR:
• DFIN
• FOOTPRINT CAPITAL
• HYLANT
• Plante Moran

GOLD:
• BKD
• Copper Run
• Frost Brown Todd
• GROUP 2
• S&T Bank
• TOTUM

SILVER SPONSORS:
• ACCORD
• Armanino
• Bakertilly
• Benesch
• CLA
• Connection Builders
• EHS Support
• GBQ
• Howard & Howard
• Ice Miller
• KJ+K
• KSM
• msguire sponsel
• PERKINS COIE
• RSM
• Rehmann
• Right Brain + Left Brain
• Sikich
• SourceScrub
• Tecum Capital
• VRC
• Vorys
• BNY MELLON

BRONZE SPONSOR:
• Cohen&Co
• FIFTH THIRD BANK
• GF DATA
• HURON
• Keybank
• lsq
• New Leaf
• SAPLING
• Schneider Downs
• Riverside
• Warner

CANDY BAR:
• BDO

CHARGING STATION:
• LAWRENCE EVANS & CO. LLC

COFFEE BAR:
• usBank

COLD BEVERAGE & GIVEAWAY:
• Mitsubishi HC Capital

DEAL SOURCE:
• PAIRIE

EVENT BADGE LANYARD:
• MelCap Partners, LLC

OPENING RECEPTION:
• OXER CAPITAL

PROGRAM BACK COVER:
• Huntington

PROGRAM INSIDE FRONT COVER & CHAIR MASSAGE:
• CHIKOL EQUITIES

REGISTRATION BOOTH:
• BANNOCKBURN GLOBAL FOREX

CHARITY:
• Columbus Works