the team behind prairie capital advisors

Our Team

Anthony Dolan

DIRECTOR

Anthony Dolan joined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2005 and is a shareholder in the firm. He has significant experience advising middle market companies and shareholders on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising, leveraged employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and strategic advisory engagements. Anthony’s expertise includes involvement in all aspects of the M&A process including relationship management, developing deal strategy as well as strategic and tactical decisions. 

Anthony frequently presents at industry conferences and webinars, including those presented by The ESOP Association and the National Center for Employee Ownership, on topics including ownership transition planning, preparing companies for sale, ESOP transactions, debt financing and valuation. He has also authored a number of articles on these subjects.  Anthony was a recipient of the 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Award of 2017 presented by The M&A Advisor.


Prior to joining Prairie, Anthony was an investment professional with Alpha Capital Partners at Alpha Capital and NM Group Global LLC, a multi-national industrial holding company. Anthony also served as a past board observer to several portfolio companies of Alpha Capital Partners.
Anthony holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Economics from Benedictine University in Lisle, IL. He has participated in numerous technical seminars on leveraged buyouts, M&A, ESOP transactions, and corporate valuations. Anthony currently holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 securities licenses.
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA)
  • National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
  • The ESOP Association

Middle - Market Focus

Middle - Market Focus

Prairie Capital Advisors is dedicated to serving the investment banking and financial advisory needs of middle - market business owners

Ownership Transition

Ownership Transition

A successful transition needs a well-thought- out strategy. We will help define, shape, and implement a plan that meets your short-term and long-term objectives

Corporate Growth

Corporate Growth

Build or buy? It could be both. Prairie Capital Advisor’s strong relationships with debt and equity capital sources will help you realize your corporate growth strategies

Business Sustainability

Business Sustainability

Sustainability requires strategies that grow the enterprise and minimize risks. Prairie advises companies on strategies that result in long-term shareholder value