ACG New York Inc. — The New York chapter of the dealmaking organization Associate for Corporate Growth elected Heidi Deiner, director of business development for Murray Devine, as president. Deiner, who will officially step into the role on Sept. 1 , is currently ACG New York's vice president for programming. She succeeds Martin Okner, a managing director of New York consulting firm SHM Corporate Navigators. Deiner is also the first woman president of the organization in its 60-year history. Okner, meanwhile, will become ACG New York's chairman. He succeeds Stephen Prostor of Citi Private Bank, who will continue as a board member.
Bridge Growth Partners LLC — The New York private equity firm hired Alison Catchpole, former chief financial officer of Solera Capital LLC, as vice president of finance and controller. Prior to joining Solera, Catchpole spent eight years at Invesco Private Capital as vice president of operations, where she was responsible for the accounting, performance measurement and trading for their direct and fund of funds investments. She began her career as an auditor with PwC. Bridge Growth specializes in technology and financial services.