the team behind prairie capital advisors

Our Team

Stephanie Carlin, ASA

VICE PRESIDENT

Stephanie Klingzell Carlin provides closely-held business owners with an understanding of their business value and the best options available to them in considering ownership transition. She is passionate about helping owners achieve their overall business objectives. Ms. Carlin has performed hundreds of valuations for a variety of clients in a very diverse range of industries including manufacturing, retail, wholesale, service, real estate, and oil and gas. She has experience in providing valuation analysis for Federal gift and estate tax matters, buy/sell arrangements, divorce, succession planning, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) purposes, specializing in Family Limited Partnerships, Litigation Support, and Exit Planning. Ms. Carlin has been a speaker for the Saline/Ottawa County Bar Association and has given several presentations on business valuations. She has also testified as an expert in Weld County, Colorado District Court and Reno, Saline, and Shawnee Counties, Kansas Court. Ms. Carlin was recognized as a Top 40 Under Forty honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).

Prior to joining Prairie Capital Advisors, Ms. Stephanie Klingzell Carlin was a co-founder of KC&G Business Appraisal Associates, Inc. Ms. Carlin started her career as a business appraiser with Kennedy and Coe, LLC where she helped form the business valuation department.
Ms. Carlin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Kansas State University.
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers
  • The ESOP Association
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • National Center of 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