Raymond H. Melcher, Jr. Co-founder & Managing Principal: Mr. Melcher provides M&A Advisory, business brokerage, strategic planning, and business performance consulting services. He has consulted for banks, insurance agencies, securities firms and other companies in various industries. He also has served as interim, part-time CEO or COO for several diverse companies. He previously served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Leesport Financial Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries: Leesport Bank, Essick and Barr Insurance, and Madison Financial Advisors. During his tenure, Leesport grew from $200 million of assets to over $900 million. At Leesport, he presided over 11 acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. In his career, he has been involved with more than 100 M&A transactions. Raymond can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rodger Caramanica, M&A Advisor: Mr. Caramanica has 35 years experience in management and ownership positions with a diverse mix of companies including manufacturing, logistics, technology, retail, and wholesale. His premier relationship skills make him a trusted advisor for business owners. Rodger is extensively networked and is relentless at matching buyers and sellers of privately owned businesses. Rodger can be reached via email at email@example.com.
Mike McCarthy, M&A Advisor: Mr. McCarthy has 40+ years of experience in various management, leadership and consulting positions from family businesses to multi-billion dollar organizations, for-profit, government, and not-for-profit. Assessing performance capability to determine improvement plans, then putting those plans into action to achieve the improvements, has been a particular focus. He brings a commitment to serve clients with his full array of business skills involving budgeting, staffing, inventory control, profit generation, program management, contracting and negotiation. Mike can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Nester, M&A Advisor: Mr. Nester has over 34 years of experience in multiple aspects of business, including purchasing, operations, customer service, production, ownership, insurance and financing. He has over 7 years of experience in banking, consumer lending, credit analysis, product development, investment property lending, credit card and merchant programs. Mr. Nester has a diverse business background and an engaging style, which serves him well when working with clients.
Lawrence N. Bonino, M&A Advisor: Mr. Bonino has over 25 years experience starting, growing, and preparing businesses for sale. His expertise is in enhancing business value and increasing profitability. Mr. Bonino is a high-performance business coach and creator of the Strategic Asset Value Enhance Program (SAVE,) a business excellence system for dramatically improving company performance. Mr. Bonino is a creative executive who sees the potential greatness of companies and their people. He is a visionary who has mastered the art of thinking big, while simultaneously creating practical solutions for achieving his client's goals. With an extensive background in sales, Mr. Bonino has been personally responsible for the management and direct sale of over $65 million of services, products, and programs to more than 1500 companies. During the past 25 years, Mr. Bonino has founded 5 companies and 2 non-profit institutes; and has served on the Boards of 8 businesses and community service organizations and University Advisory Boards. Larry can be reached at email@example.com