Thomas Stephens’ comprehensive background includes over 30 years as an investor, entrepreneur, training specialist, corporate executive and Merger & Acquisitions deal-maker.
Tom has founded, built and successfully exited three of his own companies and raised capital in a range of business segments including manufacturing, distribution, telecommunications and financial services providing a deep personal understanding of key aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions process from both seller’s and buyer’s perspective.
As Senior Managing Director and advisor to investment banking industry Tom is well known and ranked in the top percentile of Middle Market Merger and Acquisitions advisors for volume of transactions completed in the $5 million to $150 million category.
Mr. Stephens is a noted author of business advisory reports and operational periodicals, and has also produced/hosted business-oriented talk radio programs as interviewer and advocate. His strategies, views and recommendations have been quoted in major media outlets.
Mr. Stephens has also shared his business expertise as an instructor and guest lecturer for Fortune 1000 Companies and at numerous university and college workshops throughout North America and Europe.
Having directed and managed the positioning of over 500 private North American companies for optimization plans and acquisition, Mr. Stephens’ expertise provides a strong foundation for advising private business owners on how to attract investment capital, grow strategically, increase net revenue, structure exit strategies, as well as maximizing value for their companies.