Rocky Fiore joined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2000 and serves as a member of the company’s Board of Directors, Fairness Committee, Operating Committee and Business Development Committee. He is also a shareholder in the firm. As a Managing Director, Rocky oversees client engagements related to employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) feasibility and structuring, valuation, fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”), estate planning, capital structuring and more for clients across the country. Rocky has extensive experience in leveraged ESOP and M&A transactions as well as other forms of leveraged buyouts. He also has a diverse background working with companies in many different types of industries.
As Chief Operating Officer, Rocky manages all production teams, ensuring the exceptional delivery of services and the ongoing development of Prairie professionals. In addition, Rocky oversees business development across the entire organization.
Rocky is a nationally-recognized speaker on topics related to ESOPs, valuation, M&A and more. He is a current member of the Advisory Committee on Finance with The ESOP Association and sits on the Board of Directors at Novaspect Holdings, Inc., an Emerson Automation Solutions Business Partner, and Contegra Construction Co.
- Novaspect Holdings, Inc., Schaumburg, IL – Member, Board of Directors
January 2017 – Present
- Contegra Construction Co., Edwardsville, IL – Member, Board of Directors
- January 2023 –Present