OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – October 8, 2019 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc., a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of Gregory Cook and Franco Silva to Director from Vice President.
Gregory Cook joined Prairie in 2014. “Greg has played an important role managing client engagements, mentoring staff and leading key firm initiatives,” said Rocky Fiore, managing director and COO of Prairie. “He has extensive experience managing complex valuation and transaction engagements and is involved in numerous strategic and operational initiatives which are critical to our organizational growth.” Greg has been recognized as a Top 40 Under Forty Honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).
Franco Silva has been a part of the Prairie team since 2007. “Since joining us as an Analyst, Franco has developed a wide range of skills which are important to both our organization and our clients,” continued Fiore. “His passion for serving clients and developing teams has made a tremendous impact on our organization.” Franco is the Immediate Past President of the Illinois Chapter of the ESOP Association and has been recognized as a Top 40 Under Forty Honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).
About Prairie Capital Advisors
Prairie offers investment banking, ESOP advisory and valuation services to support the growth and ownership transition strategies of middle-market companies. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, the company is a leading advisor to closely-held companies nationwide. Prairie was named the 2019 USA Valuations & Opinions Firm of the Year by M&A Atlas. For more information, visit www.prairiecap.com.
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