Our Affiliations

The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, established in 1937, is a fraternal educational and community-minded organization composed of former FBI Special Agents who served with Fidelity, Bravery and Integrity in defense of America. The Society mission is to preserve our shared FBI values; to support the welfare of our members through services, benefits, and career networking; to offer programs of fellowship, education, service, and history; and to promote the FBI and law enforcement/national security communities. 

The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) has a proud history that began when the organization was chartered on August 12, 1971. The TCDLA was initiated as a formal stance against legislation and organizational actions that did not mirror the criminal defense rights supported by the constitution. Since then, the organization continues to advocate for equal treatment in criminal defense cases and provide a statewide forum for the criminal defense community of Texas.  

A certification is proof an individual meets a minimum standard. The mission of GIAC is to provide assurance to employers their people and prospective hires can actually do the job. To accomplish this mission, GIAC goes beyond theory and terminology and tests the pragmatics of Audit, Security, Operations, Management and Software Security tasks.

The primary goal of the program is to address the need to validate the skills of security professionals and developers. GIAC certification provides assurance that a certified individual meets a minimum level of ability and possesses the skills necessary to do the job. The standards for the GIAC certification were developed using the highest benchmarks in the industry.

Founded in 1954, ACG is the premier M&A deal-making community with a mission of driving middle-market growth. ACG’s global network operates through 59 regional chapters worldwide and comprises more than 100,000 middle-market professionals who invest, own and advise growing companies.

ACG delivers on its mission to drive middle-market growth by bringing these professionals together and giving them the resources to navigate the industry landscape to their utmost success.

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is a global non-profit organization comprised of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals with more than 9,000 members in 52 chapters including 32 in North America.  TMA’s mission is to serve as a forum for corporate renewal professionals from all disciplines to promote high standards of practice, foster professional development, and enhance the image of TMA members. 

The mission of the Private Directors Association is creating, sustaining and enhancing Private Company value through the active use of diverse Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.  We advocate for excellent practices in board formation and governance. We provide a national network where executives and professionals interested in board service can find and meet with those interested in securing exceptional board members. We provide a welcoming and responsive culture that distinguishes us.