Global law firm Goodwin today announced that Stephen Lee, a partner in the firm’s Private Equity and Technology groups and Co-Chair of the Search Funds practice, was named as Vice-Chair of the ACG Chapter Council.
The ACG Chapter Council is complimentary to the Board of Directors, and is a newly created body to ensure chapter representation. Chaired by a board of director member, the structure makes certain the council is informed of board strategy and that its positions are duly represented to the board. The council is purposed with sharing best practices across all chapters to ensure that local ACG members are duly represented in the organization's decision-making.
“As Vice-Chair of the Chapter Council, I look forward to helping ACG better serve the middle market ecosystem and create opportunities for innovation and growth among M&A deal-makers and business leaders on a national level,” said Lee.
Lee was recently elected and currently serves as President and Secretary of the Los Angeles chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG LA). He was previously a board member of ACG LA, the chair of its Programs Committee, a member of its Private Equity Committee, and the former chair of its Annual Awards Committee. At Goodwin, Lee advises private equity funds, entrepreneurs and corporate clients regarding mergers and acquisitions, as well as early stage companies regarding capital raising and general corporate matters. He also regularly represents buyers and sellers in cross-border transactions and has particular expertise in the aerospace, software, technology and medical device industries.
Council members will serve staggered two-year terms and will seek input about the future direction for the organization from boards and members in ACG’s 60 chapters.
Founded in 1954, ACG has 60 chapters across the globe. ACG's worldwide network comprises 90,000 professionals within the middle market, including 15,000 members who serve as the investors, lenders, owners, executives, and advisers to growing middle-market companies. ACG’s mission is to drive middle-market growth.
To learn more about Lee’s appointment, please read the ACG press release.