Prairie Welcomes Rebecca McElwain

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL– March 10, 2020 – Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc., a leading corporate advisory and investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca McElwain, CPA as Director. Ms. McElwain is part of the Columbus, Ohio office and will manage, execute and deliver fair value analyses and reports for privately-held and publicly-traded clients. The Columbus team provides financial reporting valuations, ESOP advisory and corporate/shareholder valuation advisory services to clients nationwide.

“Rebecca joins our team with extensive financial reporting valuation experience,” commented Dan Callanan, Managing Director at Prairie.  “We are thrilled to have Rebecca on our team. Her more than 15 years’ experience delivering financial reporting valuations will be instrumental in the expansion of our Columbus office for Prairie.”

Ms. McElwain is a skilled finance professional focused on financial reporting valuations for purchase price allocations, portfolio and fund valuations, equity-based compensation valuations and indefinite and long-lived intangible asset impairment testing.

Ms. McElwain holds a Certified Public Accountant designationin the state of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Penn 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. Prairie was named the 2020 Valuations & Fairness Opinions Advisor of the Year by M&A Atlas. For more information, visit


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