Corporate Finance Forum: Building a Growth Company in 2012

Venture Development Center ● University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard ● Boston

8:00-8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45am Introduction
Lawrence Gennari • Partner • Gennari Aronson, LLP
William Brah • Assistant Vice Provost for Research & Executive Director • Venture Development Center • UMass-Boston

8:45-9:30am Panel One: “If I could write a letter to me…” Advice from accomplished entrepreneurs for emerging growth companies
Moderator: Lawrence Gennari • Partner • Gennari Aronson, LLP
Vince Galluccio • CEO • Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company
Peter Mawn • Managing Partner • Oakmont Partners LLC
Micah Rosenbloom • CEO and Chairman • Novophage
Addie Swartz • Founder and former CEO • Beacon Street Girls & BrightIdeas

9:45-10:30am Panel Two: Financing growth, finding the right people, and staying on track
Moderator: Laura Glynn • Partner • Gennari Aronson, LLP
Dan Allred • Senior Relationship Manager • Silicon Valley Bank
Doug Banks • Associate VP Economic Development • UMass-Boston
Theodore Coburn • Partner • Coburn Greenberg Partners
Charles Jacobs • Managing Partner • 180 Partners
Nicole Stata • Founder and Managing Director • Boston Seed Capital

10:45-11:30am Panel Three: Strategic Partners and M&A
Moderator: Neil Aronson • Partner • Gennari Aronson, LLP
Ian Blasco • General Partner • Riverside Partners
Marco Buchbinder • EMC Global Head of GTM Equity Investments
Thaddeus Gozdeck • Deloitte & Touche LLP M&A Transaction Services
Jim Idelson • CEO/Founder • DesigNET International
Tim McMahon • Managing Director • Covington Associates

11:30am Keynote Remarks Peter Howe • Business Reporter/Interim Host “CEO Corner” • New England Cable News

12:15pm Lunch and Networking

Event Free ● Space is Limited ● RSVP: ceden@galawpartners.com