the team behind prairie capital advisors

Our Team

Shaun McGehee

DIRECTOR

Shaun McGehee is a Director based out of Prairie Capital Advisors’ Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois office. Mr. McGehee has extensive experience advising middle market companies, shareholders, and trustees on ESOP transactions, fairness opinions, leveraged buyouts, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic advisory engagements. Mr. McGehee has a diverse background executing transactions in manufacturing, food and beverage, distribution, industrial products, financial services, and business services. Mr. McGehee is a frequent speaker in forums around the country on topics including valuation, ESOP transaction, mature ESOP issues, management incentives, and ownership transition planning.


Prior to joining Prairie Capital Advisors, Mr. McGehee was a Financial Planning Professional for Wachovia Securities, LLC. His duties included financial modeling, investment research and database creation and maintenance. The majority of his experience was concentrated in analyzing portfolio holdings, creating investment proposals and providing related support for a team of financial advisors.
Mr. McGehee holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Roosevelt University. He has participated in numerous technical seminars on ESOP transactions, leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate valuations. Mr. McGehee currently holds FINRA Series 79 and 63 securities licenses.
  • The ESOP Association
  • The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)

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