The FENG Raleigh, NC Chapter

Next Meeting


04/12/2017 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)


Place: Mass Mutual Financial Group
4000 Westchase Blvd. Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27607

Host: Accounting Principals / Ajilon / Parker + Lynch / APS Logistics, Drake Berryhill, Managing Director and
Mass Mutual, Laird Hepburn, Partner


Topic: Buying & Selling Your Business

Congratulations – you’re in business and things are looking good. So, now what? Have you protected yourself and your partner if something happens before your exit plan kicks in? Do you have an exit plan? Ralph DiLeone, Managing Partner/Attorney of The DiLeone Law Group, will cover strategies to help you prepare to EXIT (planned or not).

Speaker: Ralph DiLeone, Esq.

Ralph DiLeone obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Case Western Reserve University in 1977, after which he worked for Arthur Andersen & Company in Cleveland, Ohio as a Senior Tax Accountant, and then Marathon Oil Company in Findlay, Ohio as an international tax analyst. Ralph then earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from The University of Toledo College Of Law in 1984 and continued utilizing his accounting and tax background when he began practicing law in 1984. After about 17 years in large law firms and serving as General Counsel/ Senior Vice President for both a large publicly traded and a privately held corporation, Ralph started his own business – The DiLeone Law Group, PC. His combination of legal, accounting and business experience has been very influential in operating his own business and in counseling his clients.

Ralph concentrates on all of the general business and corporate matters in which the Firm currently concentrates for U.S. and international corporations in such industries as technology, manufacturing, hospitals, physicians and other health-care organizations, banks, tax-exempt organizations, and various other service businesses.

Ralph is a member of: U.S. Supreme Court Bar; American Bar Association; North Carolina Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Triangle Medical Managers; Brier Creek Country Club; Who’s Who Registry of Global Business Leaders; North Carolina Legal Elite – 2007 and 2013; and The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who (law).

Ralph serves on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina and Project Enlightenment Foundation. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and continues to serve on its Board of Advisors. He participates in the Membership Council. Ralph is also on the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Ralph is a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church in Raleigh. He has presented estate planning seminars through the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh in parishes throughout the Triangle. He is a guest lecturer in business law classes at two of the law schools in the Triangle as well as being a guest lecturer at one of the business classes at NC State University College of Textiles.



From I-40 (Wade Ave)
•Take the Edwards Mill Exit and head northeast. (2.8 mi.)
•Turn right onto Park Lake Road. (.2 mi.)
•Go to the building on the right.
•Best parking is behind the building.

From US-50 (Glenwood Ave)
•Turn southwest onto Creedmoor Road (US-50) (.7 mi.)
•Turn Left onto Park Lake Road. (.2 mi.)
•Go to the building on the right.
•Best parking is behind the building.

About the Raleigh, NC Chapter

The Raleigh chapter has over 900 members and meets monthly, generally on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Meeting locations vary so be sure to double check each month. Guests and prospective FENG members are always welcome. First-timers are given the opportunity to introduce themselves to the other chapter members. Most meetings include a speaker and a current topic of interest to our members.

We look forward to meeting you and getting to know each other.

Chapter Leadership

Ted Bachman
(919) 606-3477
Jack Finley
(919) 832-5130
Cyn Thomas
(919) 285-2338

Future Meetings

06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Place: Grant Thornton, LLP
4140 ParkLake Ave., Suite 130
Raleigh, NC 27612
P: 919.881.2700

Host: Grant Thornton
Many thanks to Joey Ward, the managing partner, for hosting this event

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Ted Bachman