ACG Silicon Valley Names John Froman to Advisory Board

J.P. Morgan banking executive brings a wealth of risk management expertise and international experience to the Valley’s premier business organization

CUPERTINO, CALIF. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 28, 2018ACG Silicon Valley, a chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, today announced that John Froman, vice president of J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Palo Alto, has been named to its advisory board. As the Valley’s premier business organization for C-suite leaders, ACG Silicon Valley (ACGSV) is dedicated to bringing together a group of leaders assembled by invitation only, enabling both personal and organizational growth.

Froman works with both private and public company executives to help manage concentrated risk and advises them on short-term and long-term wealth planning. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he was an advisor at Bernstein Private Wealth Management and Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management in San Francisco and Menlo Park. Froman also served as vice president of product marketing for software firm SpinVox in Marlow, U.K., and in strategic marketing and business development at Nuance Communications. Earlier, as an associate with J.P. Morgan in London and Frankfurt, he worked as a trader for fixed income securities. He earned a bachelor’s degree in government and international studies from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in finance and marketing from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

“Silicon Valley was built on risk capital,” said Drue Freeman, CEO of ACG Silicon Valley. “It is also one of the most internationally connected business environments in the world. John’s extensive experience in the U.K. and Germany and his expertise in helping executives diversify their risk profiles will be a great asset to the ACGSV advisory board and will allow us to add even more value to our select group of entrepreneurs and key executives.”

“I look forward to working with the ACG Silicon Valley community and its active board of directors in fostering the growth of technology companies in the area,” said Froman. “ACGSV has created a phenomenal platform to drive business collaboration and innovation and is a unique resource for Silicon Valley executives. I’m thrilled to be joining the advisory board.”

ACGSV is dedicated to providing business professionals with direct and referral access to key business leaders, transformational thought leadership, and practical experiences for career growth and business development.

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About ACG

The Association for Corporate Growth ( is a global learning and networking organization specifically for executives driving their company’s growth strategy. Active global membership exceeds 14,500 executives from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 59 chapters in North America, Europe and Asia.

About ACG Silicon Valley

ACG Silicon Valley (ACGSV) is a unique community with a purpose; where CEOs and senior executive leaders connect to conduct business, build new careers, and link together to lead the future of Silicon Valley. The 34-year-old chapter strives to provide an environment where members, over 80% of whom are CEOs, gain access to key insight, knowledge, and connections.

ACGSV is a forum beyond networking and has earned its credible reputation by consistently providing one of the strongest possible thought leadership platforms available to corporate leaders and executive teams.