the team behind prairie capital advisors

Our Team

Naida Smajic

Marketing Coordinator

Naida Smajic is the Marketing Coordinator for Prairie Capital Advisors. She supports the firm’s marketing team with conference and event planning, database management, and marketing communications. Ms. Smajic works closely with the Director of Marketing to manage a variety of marketing projects.


Prior to joining Prairie, Ms. Smajic worked as a Product Marketing Intern for ACCO Brands, an office products manufacturer in Lake Zurich, IL. There, she supported the Swingline and Quartet brands by locating product positioning opportunities and developing collateral.
Ms. Smajic holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL.
  • American Marketing Association
  • 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