M&A Symposium


M&A Next Symposium

Tampa Bay, Florida | September 17

Want to dive into the “next” practices in the world of M&A?

This highly interactive event is designed to provide M&A education and practical application through interactive roundtable discussions, thought leadership from expert panelists, and focused networking to connect leaders from across the country. You will end the day better informed about the opportunities for M&A as a growth strategy.

Thank you to our M&A Next Sponsor

M&A Next Speakers

Darin Anderson
Chairman & CEO
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Gary Cooley
Chief Financial Officer + Chief Corporate Development Officer
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Tracey Eaves
Director, Valuation Advisory Services
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Dave Guetig
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Peter Grupp
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Grayson Hale
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Betsy Hurner
Vice President, Corporate Development
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Frank Joanlanne
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Digital Initiatives
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Kevin Johns
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Sarah Kinard
Market Research Partner
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Thomas McCarthy
Chief Executive Officer
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Amber Milot
VP, Director of Mergers & Acquisitions
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Tony Mirchandani
Chief Executive Officer
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Gen Oraa
Partner, Transaction Advisory Services
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Jonathan Parnell
Chief Strategy Officer
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Justin Ramirez
Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
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Mick Renshaw
Chief Executive Officer
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Bo Sutton
Co-Founder and Partner
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Tom Secker
SVP, Corporate Development
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Will Swearingen
Principal & Director of Ownership Transition
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Monday, September 16, 2024

3:00 pm
Registration Table Opens
4:30-6:30 pm
Welcome Reception
5:00-5:45 pm
Opening Bayside Chat - M&A Perspectives: Anatomy of a Deal

Tuesday, September 17, 2024

7:30-8:30 am
8:30-9:00 am
State of M&A in the AEC Industry: Review of the record-breaking M&A activity in 2024 and the key trends that will impact M&A Next
9:00-10:00 am
Insights Panel: AEC Industry Deal Dynamics & Influencers
10:15-11:00 am
Small Group Roundtables
11:00-12:00 pm
Perspectives on Firm Valuation: A conversation from both sides of the table
Networking Lunch

Sponsored by Unanet

1:00-2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

A: Legal & Tax Considerations Special Topics: Unique entity structures, transaction vehicles, and other reasons you need sound legal help

B: Experience Roundtable – Q&A on anything and everything M&A with experts who have seen it all

2:15-3:15 pm
Breakout Sessions

A: Leading with Culture: Integration best practices and keeping a recruiting mindset throughout M&A

B: Implications of AI in M&A

3:30-4:30 pm
Closing Coffee Roundtables
5:00-6:30 pm
2024 ElevateAEC Welcome Reception

Mergers & Acquisitions


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