Prairie Welcomes KC&G Business Appraisal Associates


OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – February 12, 2018 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc., a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm, welcomes the personnel of KC&G Business Appraisal Associates, Inc., a firm exclusively devoted to the valuation of privately-held businesses and business ownership interests for companies of all sizes. KC&G Business Appraisal Associates bring over 25 years of business valuation experience.

The senior professionals that are joining Prairie are Stephanie Klingzell Carlin and Melissa Goetz. They have backgrounds in public accounting where together they helped form the business valuation department for the largest regional accounting and consulting firm in the State of Kansas. They started KC&G Business Appraisal Associates, Inc. in 2006 and developed clients throughout Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.

“Stephanie, Melissa and their team are a great addition to Prairie,” commented David Diehl, CEO of Prairie. “We have seen tremendous opportunity in the Heart of America region and this team will help expand our footprint while obtaining the skill set this team has to offer.”

The Heart of America offices of Prairie will have two locations: Kansas City and Salina, Kansas.

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 2017 U.S.A. Fairness Opinion Advisor of the Year by M&A Atlas. For more information, visit


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