C level networking the way it is supposed to be!

You are busy. Your time is valuable.

You want more success. You need the right business relationships. You need CONNECTIONS®.

CONNECTIONS® brings together a select group of top C-level executives in the Baltimore/Washington corridor for an informal evening of engaging conversation over drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

  • Each exclusive event has a specific theme and only C-level executives whose business fits that theme are extended invitations by our team of advisors.
  • Events locations in MD, Washington DC and VA.
  • CONNECTIONS® is a proven concept that facilitates the development of the right relationships with the right people.

No sales. No program. No agenda.


Michael Mercurio Headshot 1Mike MercurioOffit Kurman Founder of Connections®
Mike is a Principal and the Chair of Offit Kurmans’s Business Law and Transactions Practice Group. and serves on Offit Kurman’s board of directors. He serves as outside general counsel to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, commercial transactions, government contracting and real estate. A core specialty practice area for Mr. Mercurio is mergers and acquisitions, both from the sell side perspective and buy side perspective.  He founded CONNECTIONS® as a way to give back real value to his clients by facilitating business relationships in an efficient and meaningful way.



Mark CissellKatz Abosch

Mark serves as CEO and President of Katz Abosch. Mark is closely involved with clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in an advisory capacity. The services he provides include developing growth strategies, business and succession planning, and advising on mergers and acquisitions.




Martin O’NeillThe Alternative Board

Marty is the Managing Partner of The Alternative Board (TAB-BWI), an executive peer advisory firm serving small and middle market businesses. Each month TAB’s executive coaches meet with member CEO’s to help them align their personal goals with their business objectives to reach heights they had previously only dreamed of.



hogan Greg Hogan – SC&H Capital

Greg is a Director with SC&H Capital, where he provides merger and acquisition, ESOP advisory, and business valuation services to private company business owners. With more than 14 years of investment banking and business valuation experience, Greg leads sell side and buy side M&A transactions, ESOP transactions, business valuation engagements, and debt and equity raises.





Chris Pintauro – Bessemer Trust

Chris is a senior vice president and wealth advisor at Bessemer Trust, responsible for business development and client relationships in the mid-Atlantic region.  Prior to joining Bessemer, he was a vice president at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. where he was responsible for advising and managing the assets of high-net-worth families and institutional clients. Before that, he was a flight officer and mission commander in the U.S. Navy.  Additionally, he volunteered to serve with Army Special Forces in Baghdad during the troop surge.






Are you a C-Level Executive of a business in the Baltimore/Washington area?Are you interested in being invited to a CONNECTIONS® event?
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