OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – June 21, 2017 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc., a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm, has named Vincent DiRaddo, Anthony Dolan and Hillary Hughes as its newest company shareholders.

“We are pleased to announce the addition of three new shareholders,” said David Diehl, CEO of Prairie Capital Advisors. “Vince, Anthony and Hillary have been exceptional performers who have demonstrated their ability to live our values of integrity, respect, teamwork and passion.”

With these new purchases, Prairie Capital Advisors now has 11 shareholders, including its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Prairie continues to support their long term plan by encouraging the direct investment of our key managers alongside the broad-based ownership provided by our ESOP.

Vincent DiRaddo, Director of Finance and Administration, 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. He 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.

Anthony Dolan, Director, has significant experience advising middle market companies and shareholders on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, leveraged ESOPs, and strategic advisory engagements. He holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Economics from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.

Hillary Hughes, Director, is a trusted advisor on ownership transition. She provides strategic insights to assist business owners and board of directors to address long term ownership transaction goals. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Chartholder and holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Agriculture, Business and Economics from Iowa State University.

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. For more information, visit

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