Bob Dunn is managing director for GF Data, leading all aspects of the business for its new owner, the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).
Prior to joining GF Data and ACG, he served as Chief Development Officer and General Manager of Portfolio Management Research for With Intelligence (FKA Pageant Media). Prior to that he ran Hedge Fund Intelligence and Institutional Investor Intelligence for Euromoney Institutional Investor. Prior to that he ran Dow Jones Private Markets for Dow Jones & Co. with oversight of product management.
Bob has experience in both corporate and start-up environments, and an in-depth knowledge of private and public markets, including asset management, corporate finance, private equity, venture capital and hedge fund industries.
Bob began his career as a journalist covering private equity. He received his BA from Bowdoin College, and his MS in journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.
Andy Greenberg is a founder of GF Data®, the largest and most reliable collector and publisher of confidential data on private equity-backed transactions in the $10 million to $500 million value range.
He is also CEO of Greenberg Variations Capital (GVC), an investment banking firm devoted to clients engaged in one-off or highly targeted transactions. GVC is based in Conshohocken, PA.
Andy’s prior experience was as a managing director with several middle-market investment banks. He has advised dozens of owner-managed private companies on transactions spanning industrial & consumer, business services and health care services sectors. He serves on the board of a privately held chemical distributor.
Before his move to investment banking, Andy was the youngest Secretary of Commerce in the history of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He served in that position from 1991 to 1994.
Andy began his career with the law firm that is now Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath. He has an A.B. from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard University.
Andy received the Alliance of M&A Advisors’ Thought Leader of the Year Award in 2014.
He writes and speaks frequently on industry trends and practices, and is co-host of the Middle Market Musings podcast.
B. Graeme Frazier, IV is a founder of GF Data. He is also president of Private Capital Research LLC, a buy-side investment and M&A firm that partners with a select number of family offices and institutional private equity funds to source, originate and co-invest in platform acquisition opportunities. Graeme was previously director of research for the Private Capital Group of Berwind Financial Group LP. He has been a founding shareholder of an investment company specializing in acquiring underperforming companies, executive vice president and general manager of a hundred-year-old bookbinding company, and an institutional account representative with Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities. Graeme has a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College and an M.B.A. from Temple University.
Ryan Meyers is the Director of Sales for GF Data.
Prior to joining GF Data, Ryan was the Head of Sales of Portfolio Management Research (PMR), a division of With Intelligence Ltd, focused on providing a leading independent research product to the investment management community. In his seven years with PMR, he generated exponential revenue growth and oversaw several product enhancements and sales operation projects, all while growing and managing a global sales team.
Ryan has experience working in roles in Real Estate Investment, Private Client Services, and Equity Sales and Trading, beginning his career at GFI Group. He received his BA from Elon University, and proudly resides on the Jersey Shore.
As Chief Executive Officer at ACG, Brent oversees all aspects of the organization’s operations and plans for strategic growth.
He has a long career in middle market M&A, with more than 25 years of sell-side and buy-side advisory experience, closing more than 200 transactions with a combined value of more than $1 billion. He also has a long and dedicated history supporting ACG in a volunteer capacity, serving in multiple positions on the ACG Board of Directors, and was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 DealMAX event.
Brent has been an active participant in numerous chapter leadership events for 20+ years, forming deep connections with ACG’s chapter network. He has attended more than 250 ACG events throughout the U.S. and has been a key member of his local ACG St. Louis chapter, serving in multiple positions including Board President, Membership Chair, Chair of the Corporate Peer Group, as well as Chair of a key multi-chapter Midwest event, the Growth Conference.
Immediately before joining ACG, Brent served as Managing Director at Nolan & Associates, a leading boutique investment banking firm with a focus on the middle market.
Prior to joining Nolan, Brent spent 18 years as Managing Director of a St. Louis independent investment bank. He also has extensive experience growing private companies through acquisitions, serving as CEO of a food manufacturing company that more than quadrupled its sales in eight years, and continuing to serve on the boards of several privately held companies.
Brent and his wife, Celeste, have two sons, and when he is not attending ACG events or board meetings, he enjoys traveling, reading and cooking, which he developed a passion for while working in an Italian restaurant in college.