The Team Behind Prairie Capital Advisors

Our Team

Henry Ventura

CFA, ASA

Director

Henry Ventura joined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2019. He specializes in the valuation of businesses, business interests and tangible and intangible assets for purposes of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and other corporate finance purposes. As part of his focus on project management, Henry works to ensure seamless communication with clients, trustees and other service providers.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Prairie, Henry was a Valuation Senior Manager at Ernst & Young in the transaction advisory services group. His responsibilities included engagement management, staff training and development, business development and client relationship management. Prior to that, Henry was employed at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services in the valuation and transaction advisory services group. His responsibilities included business valuations and intangible asset valuation for financial reporting, tax and strategic planning purposes.

Education

Henry holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from The Ohio State University, a Post-Graduate Degree in Finance from Universidad APEC, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
  • National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
  • The ESOP Association

Middle - Market Focus

Middle - Market Focus

Prairie Capital Advisors is dedicated to serving the investment banking and financial advisory needs of middle - market business owners

Ownership Transition

Ownership Transition

A successful transition needs a well-thought- out strategy. We will help define, shape, and implement a plan that meets your short-term and long-term objectives

Corporate Growth

Corporate Growth

Build or buy? It could be both. Prairie Capital Advisor’s strong relationships with debt and equity capital sources will help you realize your corporate growth strategies

Business Sustainability

Business Sustainability

Sustainability requires strategies that grow the enterprise and minimize risks. Prairie advises companies on strategies that result in long-term shareholder value