ACG Louisiana’s 7th Annual ‘A Taste Of New Orleans’ To Feature Keynote Speaker Spear Point Capital Management’s Trevor Colhoun

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Louisiana) will host its seventh annual A Taste of New Orleans on Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, 130 Roosevelt Way, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

         This conference will consist of networking, educational events, deal making and access to capital.

         A Taste of New Orleans’ keynote speaker is Trevor Colhoun, managing member of Spear Point Capital Management, LLC.

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         In addition to the luncheon keynote speaker, the conference will present speakers and panel discussions on a variety of topics such as:


• Early investment outlook

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• Regional banking outlook

• Energy investment outlook

• Regional government outlook

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• Regional fund formation and management outlook


         Featured guest speakers will include: Gerard Ramos, founder, CEO of Revelry Labs; Joseph Lovett, general partner, Louisiana Funds; Elia Brodsky, co-founder, CEO of Pine Biotech; David Rieveschl, partner, Stone Pigman Law Firm; Dorothy Clyne, director, J.P.Morgan Private Bank; John Kallenborn, president of J.P.Morgan Chase, Louisiana Market; Guy Williams, CEO Gulf Coast Bank; Karl Hoeffer, Louisiana market president, Iberia Bank; Britton Seal, partner, Jones Walker Law Firm; Miro Lazarov, managing director Energy Investment Banking, KPMG Corporate Finance; Gary Sernovitz, managing director, Limerock Partners; Frank deVay, SVP, Chaffe & Associates; Nemo Viso, managing director, Bluehenge Capital Partners; Scott Whittaker, partner, Stone Pigman Law Firm; Richard Cortizas, former attorney for the City of New Orleans; Mario Zervigon, Louisiana political strategist and lobbyist; JP Morrell, Louisiana State Senator, Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Commission chairman; Walt Leger, Louisiana State Representative, Speaker Pro Tempore; Les Alexander, partner, Jefferson Capital Partners; Charles Cox, VP of Longuevue Capital Partners; and Eli Feinstein, managing director of Fox Henning.

         Organizers said one of the highlights of the conference will be the evening networking reception. Private equity firms, commercial banks, investment banks, venture capital firms as well as other capital providers will host tables and serve attendees A Taste of New Orleans inspired cocktails and cuisine.

         The event attracts approximately 200 and will include companies that are actively seeking to complete transactions with businesses in the region. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with financial, legal, accounting and other business professionals about debt and equity financing, or completing merger and acquisition transactions in a relaxed convivial atmosphere, organizers said.

         Tickets are available for $200 for ACG members and $250 for non-members here


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