Association for Corporate Growth Names McGladrey's Don Lipari to Board
The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle market growth, recently named McGladrey's Don Lipari to its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Lipari is the office managing partner – New York and national private equity leader for McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market.
In his role as a board member, Lipari will serve with 26 other professionals who will help guide the organization and member firms on how to best meet the needs of middle market business leaders. The ACG board determines the organization's strategic direction and vision, and approves its policies, budget and annual priorities. As its governing body, the board has fiduciary responsibility for ACG and related chapters.
"With this welcome addition to the board, I am confident that we will build on the successes of the last few years," said Doug Tatum, chairman of the Newport Board Group and the 2014-2015 ACG board chairman. "I look forward to growing ACG's voice in policy discussions and working with Don and McGladrey to further enhance the value and benefits offered through membership in this premier global middle market association."
"It is an honor to be selected to contribute to the ACG and its member firms by serving with other private equity professionals; investment bankers and intermediaries; attorneys; auditors and accountants; lenders; corporate development officers; company leaders and others focused on the middle market," said Lipari. "The middle market is a critical part of the U.S. economy, accounting for approximately one-third of the nation's GDP, and providing 40 percent of the jobs. Serving on ACG's board will allow me to build upon McGladrey's experience serving more than 1,000 private equity clients and 1,200 portfolio clients throughout the private equity life cycle."
For more details about ACG's 2014-2015 Board of directors, view the ACG press release.
About the Association for Corporate Growth
ACG's 14,500 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Founded in 1954, ACG is a global organization with 56 chapters. Learn more at www.acg.org. ACG drives middle market growth. Learn how at www.middlemarketgrowth.org.
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