Executive Profiles

Richard Taylor, Principal

Richard has significant operating experience as a former CEO, COO and CFO of a variety of companies, ranging in size from $3 million to $100 million in annual revenue.  In these capacities, his responsibilities included executing and managing mergers and acquisitions.  This experience has proved highly beneficial in facilitating merger and acquisition transactions.


"During the sale process of our company to a competitor Mr. Richard Taylor was a key player in the sense he examined the feasibility of our restructuring plan and gave his opinion, which helped the sale and purchase process be successfully completed.  His experience and savvy helped us on stay on track and not get off course during that hectic time. His help was greatly appreciated by myself personally and professionally."



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Richard also has substantial international experience including merger and acquisition undertakings abroad.  He has an MBA and is an Adjunct Professor of Finance in the University of Wisconsin system.  He is also an accomplished turnaround consultant and provides interim CFO services for some clients (see Global Capital Advisors ).




David Hildreth, Principal

David Hildreth brings over thirty years of experience to the table, having held leadership positions of President, COO, VP/GM, and Regional Manager in both privately held and corporate organizations. Industries included manufacturing, construction, distribution, as well as business and residential services. These companies varied in size from $5mm – $360mm. They were either a growth or turnaround situation and all had very successful outcomes.


Additionally, he was trained and developed as a trainer in leadership, strategic planning, supervision, sales, service, and process management, and possess a strong financial acumen. It was applying these principles which led to the positive results achieved in the organizations mentioned above. He is a “Product of the Process!” Dave has walked in your shoes and understands the challenges companies and leaders experience, including prepping businesses for sale.


He has worked with owners on both the “sell side” and “buy side” and understands the uniqueness of the individuals and businesses involved. His approach is very “hands on” walking folks through the process, one step at a time.

Our Principals are supported by a highly qualified team of merger and acquisition experts (taxes, business valuations, environmental compliance, etc) who have been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions.


Company Information


3914 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53211


Telephone:  (414) 963-9373



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