the team behind prairie capital advisors

Our Team

Vince DiRaddo

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & ADMINSTRATION

In Vincent DiRaddo’s current position as Director of Finance & Administration, he is responsible for all of the financial accounting and finance aspects of Prairie Capital Advisors as well as oversight of the company’s information technology, human resources and general operational matters.

Prior to joining Prairie Capital Advisors, Mr. DiRaddo had a distinguished career with several privately owned and private equity backed professional service organizations building multi-location international and domestic organizations through organic growth, as well as integration of strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Most recently as Corporate Controller at Staveley Services North America, Inc., he partnered with an internal cross-functional team focused on reducing costs, improving productivity and enhancing operating efficiencies which led to the successful divestiture of the company’s three U.S. Operating Divisions providing above average returns for the company’s foreign shareholders.

Previously as CFO of Opticor, Inc. a practice management company for ophthalmology and optometry practices, he directed and managed the Finance and Administrative departments and led the company’s acquisition team. Prior to joining Opticor, Mr. DiRaddo spent nine years with The HEICO Companies holding various financial management positions within their portfolio companies, including Andy Frain Services, HEICO Cosmetics and Nutrisystem. Mr. DiRaddo began his career in Public Accounting and spent time on the audit staff in Grant Thornton’s Philadelphia office.

Mr. DiRaddo holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation in the States of Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

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