IAG M&A Advisors

We help your business get acquired by the right buyer, at the right time.

 

The IAG M&A Advisor Team for Selling a Business

Experienced M&A Professionals

Talent, Experience & Integrity

Our team includes former business owners with years of various industry, banking and real estate experience, along with analysts, transaction advisors and industry professionals. IAG M&A Advisors has established a proven formula for success and we strictly adhere to that formula.

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Meet Our Team of Business Selling Professionals

Our large team of dedicated business selling pros is here to serve our clients with over 100+ years of experience with buying and selling businesses. Our goal is to empower business owners & entrepreneurs to see the true value of what they’ve built utilizing our proprietary Merger & Acquisition process of positioning for the best business sale & acquisition possible.

Jason Hullender, CMAA, CBB

CEO/Managing Director of M&A

Jason is a Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor and IAG’s lead deal maker. After co-founding IAG in 2009, Jason quickly grew it into one of North America’s premier M&A advisory firms. He is passionate about helping other entrepreneurs receive the exit they deserve. He and his team have assisted hundreds of sellers in valuing and eventually exiting their businesses. Prior to starting IAG, he led the marketing division of another M&A firm and proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.

Linda Delcampo

Vice-President of Operations

As part of the executive board, Linda has helped grow IAG into one of North America’s premier M&A advisory firms by leading the marketing division and being the liaison for all clients. Prior to her work at IAG, she was an executive for twenty eight years with an aerospace manufacturing company.

Jeannette Zimmerman

Director of Client Services

Jeannette has been with IAG M&A Advisors since its inception. With a passion for client satisfaction and knowledge, she manages the Client Services Division. Jeannette always strives to find new ways to improve the process and the client experience. Listening intently, she explores options with clients to help them achieve their goals efficiently. Her innate ability for technology tied with her experience and industry diversity make her an asset to the company and its future.

David Banastre

Director of Business Development

David brings to IAG decades of experience in Business Development, Client Service and Acquisition, and Training and Motivation. He has worked successfully with clients ranging from the restaurant/hospitality industry to lawyers, judges and physicians and is passionate about bringing the best possible outcome to every client. He is determined to offer the highest possible experience to every IAG Client.

Tim Marlo

Managing Director of M&A

In connection with four mergers and acquisitions platforms during a 30-year investment banking career, Tim Marlo has closed more than 150 lower middle market M&A and other corporate transactions across many industries with an aggregate deal value of four billion dollars. Prior to joining IAG Mr. Marlo was a Managing Director of a New York boutique investment bank.

Lisa R. Mungilla

Vice President of Human Resources

As an assistant to the Executive Management Team since IAG’s inception, Lisa has been an integral part of all HR processes. She provides stellar customer service and organizes in-project management. Prior to her work with IAG, she has had over thirty years experience in the banking and financial industry. Lisa’s education and experience allow her to have valuable M&A insight.

Paula Kruger

Managing Director of M&A

Paula has worked in various industries, including Telecommunications, Technology, and Financial Services. She has managed a range of various sized companies, from small businesses to Divisions with P&L’s in excess of $6B. Her experience makes her uniquely qualified to assist entrepreneurs seeking to sell or acquire businesses across diverse industries.

Flavia Milano

Managing Director of M&A

Flavia has extensive experience in the financial industry as she was a Vice President/ Corporate Banker JPMorgan Chase for 18 years. Flavia was responsible for Middle Market Banking and was promoted to Global Accounts nationally. Flavia has a BS in Economics and graduated from Long Island University at CW Post. Flavia also has successful experience in starting and growing her own companies.

John Loewen

Senior M&A Advisor

John assists business owners by maximizing the proceeds from the sale of their business. His small and middle-market experience is an indispensable qualification for his role in the sales process. He is responsible for the review, initial analysis, selection and recommendation of those companies that will be accepted to enter the mergers and acquisition process with IAG, LLC.

Kris Quistgard

Senior M&A Advisor

Mr. Quistgard has over 27 years experience in mergers and acquisition specializing in small to mid cap businesses across all major industries. His understanding of the M&A process along with his insight into finance, marketing and sales has been invaluable to business owners creating exit strategies that optimize value from the sale of their business.

Ann Parsley

Managing Director of M&A

Ann focuses on building relationships with sellers and buyers. She has owned her own business, started a non-profit company, written government grants, taught at the university level and sold a business. Ann holds a BFA from Oakland University graduating summa cum laude and receiving an outstanding alumni award for the success of her business.

Tom Schildhauer

Managing Director of M&A

After many years of providing revenue development and business management services to a wide variety of companies, Tom now leverages his entrepreneurial skills to assist Business Owners with business value development and exit planning. Tom spent his early career years with IBM as a Major Account Executive, then went on to manage and sell several companies.

Steve Ingemi

Senior M&A Advisor

Mr. Ingemi brings over 40 years of a diverse and comprehensive background in entrepreneurship and executive management with the small, mid-market and large privately held companies. As a business owner he has successfully developed, operated, and exited several businesses.

Shane Hammond

Managing Director of M&A/Senior M&A Advisor

Shane served as the President and CEO of a publicly traded (NASDAQ) firm up until 2012. Since that time, he has been helping business owners meet their personal and professional objectives as an interim-CEO, Fractional Executive and Business Counselor. Assisting companies with pragmatic advice on company sales, mergers, and acquisitions is his passion.

Joe Lieberman

Managing Director of M&A/Senior M&A Advisor

Joe is a successful entrepreneur, speaker and published author. He has over 30 years experience building, growing and exiting his own businesses and in providing growth and exit advice to both sellers and buyers. Joe has helped businesses across a wide array of industries and sizes to help set and meet their strategy and growth goals.

David Michaelson

Senior M&A Advisor/Transaction Advisor

David has been involved in business acquisitions and analysis for many decades. He has been a business owner, a corporate executive, and a visiting professor of business management. David has owned or headed businesses from thousands of dollars annually to $100 million in revenue with over 1500 employees. David has been associated with IAG for three decades with many successful transactions under his guidance.

Ryan Berquist

Senior M&A Advisor Coordinator

Ryan’s main focus is to deliver quality mergers and acquisitions for his clients, while assisting them with the task of preparing their business for sale. Ryan’s expertise in the sales process helps create a streamlined platform to help clients successfully broker valuable assets. Ryan has served as a C-Level executive for a risk-management company.

Jim Callahan

Senior M&A Advisor

Mr. Callahan’s small and middle market experience is indispensable in the exit process for his
clients. He assists business owners by maximizing the proceeds from the sale of their business.
Jim is responsible for the initial analysis, review, selection and recommendation of those
companies that are a good fit for IAG’s Acquisition process.

Kent Gaudian

Managing Director of M&A

Kent has extensive experience in the financial services industry, having served as President & CEO in the banking industry for over 30 years, and where he consolidated 5 separate bank charters during his career.  His experience helping his clients grow their businesses to their greatest potential gives him the tools needed to help navigate the sales and liquidation process for our IAG clients.

Travis Hough

Senior M&A Advisor

Travis is responsible for the initial analysis, review, selection and recommendation of companies that are a good fit for pre-screened and financially capable buyers desiring to purchase viable businesses throughout the United States.

Caleb Cowden

Senior M&A Advisor

Caleb Cowden is a highly motivated self-starter, networker, and business growth professional with deep roots in the Texas business community. Originating from a proud Texan and Irish heritage, his family has a historic presence in various industries, beginning with cattle ranching and later transitioning to oil and real estate. Caleb, currently residing in Weatherford, TX, excels in developing strategic relationships across multiple industries, both domestically and internationally.

Tatiana Del Pilar

Vice President of Buyer Experience

Tatiana Del Pilar has over 8 years of experience in the M&A industry and has helped IAG’s transactions run smoothly since she joined. Prior to her career in Acquisitions, she received her diploma from Columbia University in New York City. Tatiana’s experiences provide her with a vast knowledge of the M&A industry and allow her to handle complex marketing strategies.

Steven Rafter

Managing Director of M&A

Steven Rafter is both a Sr. Business Analyst and Transaction Specialist, a rarity that gives him a broad perspective of the whole exit process, from the initial business owner qualifying interview to closing the deal. Since 2006 Mr. Rafter has been a top producer in the industry and understands business owners well and bridges the gap between buyers and sellers.

Holden Buckner

Senior M&A Advisor

Mr. Holden Buckner started his career in investment banking in 2001 until joining IAG M&A Advisors as a Senior M&A Advisor in 2009. Specializing in small to middle market companies has made him one of the leading experts in the industry. You will find him a transparent and direct communicator which he believes directly correlates to his ability to get deals done. Mr. Buckner has assisted in the successful acquisition of hundreds of companies throughout the United States and Canada. 

Orbin Swisshelm

Senior M&A Advisor

Orbin “Buddy” Swisshelm  has over 42 years of business background working with independent and national companies. He has built successful businesses and understands how to analyze a successful business and knows how to find the things that get top dollars on exit plans. Buddy is married with three children, and five grandchildren and is the author of two books.

Matthew Denike

Managing Director / M&A Advisor

Matthew Denike graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s in business administration with an emphasis in accounting.  He started his career in software and now has over 10 years’ experience in the mergers & acquisitions field.  This experience has enabled him to fully understand the inner workings of a business and how, with the rest of the talent of the IAG team, to optimize the value in the sale of our small and middle market clients.

Cary R. Hullender

Director of Buyer Experience

Cary Renee Hullender has provided client services to entrepreneurs at IAG since 2009, helping to craft optimal transactions for buyers and sellers alike. Prior to her work with IAG, she has amassed over twenty five years of experience in the M&A field and has tenaciously strived to achieve maximum deal value for her clients.

Don Hearn

Senior M&A Advisor

Don Hearn comes to IAG M&A Advisors as a seasoned analyst. His strength within our firm is developing and managing clients through the exit process. His expertise in the Merger & Acquisition field will guide you as the seller through this exciting final stage of your business cycle. He brings to the firm almost 25 years dealing with mid-market companies that range into every vertical.

Steve Barnette

Managing Director of M&A/Senior M&A Advisor

In the last 29 years, Steve has helped over 150 business owners begin and move through the process of selling their business. Since his career as an Army officer, Steve has started, bought, managed and/or sold his own businesses in equipment rentals, agricultural equipment manufacturing, senior home care, industrial and mobile cranes, commercial real estate, business brokerage and a vineyard.

Charles Olson

Managing Director of M&A

Charles has served Ten Years as a member of IAG’s Transaction Team and Buyer Development Dept. He consults with Business Sellers, and Buyers, to draft and review business acquisition proposals, negotiate sale terms, research markets, industries, and companies, as well as corporate personnel background discovery. He has more than 28 Years Experience as a Broker, in both CRE and M&A.

Bob Parsons

Senior M&A Advisor

Mr. Bob Parsons is renowned for his expertise in small to middle market transactions, positioning him as a pivotal figure in the industry. Known for his straightforward and transparent communication style, Mr. Parsons credits these traits with his consistent success in facilitating deals. Over his tenure, he has played a crucial role in the successful acquisition of numerous companies, earning a distinguished reputation for his strategic acumen and dedication.

Ellen Lalli

Senior Client Service Manager

Ellen Lalli has been in the M&A arena for over 25 years and member of the Executive Board since IAG’s inception. As Head of Operations, she has built a team of top-notch personnel and implemented procedures to simplify the buyer/seller process. With attention to detail, she also oversees the day to day procedures to see that IAG standards are met.

Carlos Argote

Assistant Director of Business Development

Carlos is a proven M&A professional with successful results across a wide range of industries, along with extensive deal structure, financing & capital raise experience. Carlos has been an integral part of IAG’s internal team, ensuring that our clients are taken care of 100% of the time, and that successful outcomes are the number one goal of IAG.

Horace Hayes

Senior Business Development Specialist

Horace is an asset to IAG with successful results throughout multiple industries. Horace has been an integral part of IAG’s internal team ensuring that clients are taken care of 100% of the time and that successful outcomes are the number one goal of IAG.

Dean Blythe

Managing Director of M&A

Dean has extensive experience leading complex M&A transactions in both public and private companies, in industries including media, business services, data and analytics, and marketing services.  He has served in various C-Suite roles (CEO, CFO, General Counsel) for both NYSE-listed and private companies, and he has served as a Board member of both public and private companies. 

Theresa Pittard

Senior M&A Advisor Coordinator

Theresa’s main focus is to deliver quality mergers and acquisitions for her clients, while assisting them with the task of preparing their business

for sale. Theresa’s expertise in the sales process helps create a streamlined platform to help clients successfully broker valuable assets.

Cedric Allen

Senior Business Development Specialist

Cedric’s main focus is to deliver quality mergers and acquisitions for his clients, while assisting them with the task of preparing their business
for sale. Cedric’s expertise in the sales process helps create a streamlined platform to help clients successfully broker valuable assets.

Michael Rose

Senior Business Development Specialist

Michael’s main focus is to deliver quality mergers and acquisitions for his clients, while assisting them with the task of preparing their business

for sale. Michael’s expertise in the sales process helps create a streamlined platform to help clients successfully broker valuable assets.

Geoffrey Lara

Client Service Specialist

With a strong background in client services and marketing, Geoffrey has an excellent understanding of client needs and expectations. He works closely with the corporate team to prepare business presentation documents and keep them updated, highlighting the strongest business traits for buyer appeal.

Greg Flanigan

Senior M&A Advisor Coordinator

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Deborah Jacobs

Client Service Specialist

With over 25 years of experience supporting business owners, executives, and senior Managers, Deborah is proficient in handling in handling a myriad of projects and multitasking. Detail-oriented, she is exceptionally organized in time and project management with excellent data entry skills. With a positive attitude and professional demeanor, she keeps clients abreast of their account status.

John Songer

Senior Business Development Specialist

Clyde McCullars

Senior Business Development Specialist

Eric Hopkins

Senior Business Development Specialist

Frederick Collins

Senior Business Development Specialist

Howard Patel

Client Service Specialist

Louise Glass

Senior Business Development Specialist

Robert Smith

Senior Business Development Specialist

Rodney Pace

Senior Business Development Specialist

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