The Team Behind Prairie Capital Advisors

Our Team

Nick Viner

CFA

Vice President

Nick Viner rejoined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2020. He advises middle-market companies on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), corporate valuation, financial opinions and other investment banking advisory services. Nick is responsible for providing project management services, corporate valuations and transaction analyses in support of capital structuring engagements including the following: ESOP implementation, leveraged recapitalizations, management buyouts (MBO), mergers and acquisitions (M&A), fairness opinions and other corporate finance-related topics.

 Nick also regularly presents webinars on the topic of valuation.  

Professional Experience

Immediately Prior to rejoining Prairie, Nick was the VP of Finance and Controller at IDc Technologies, where, as part of the management team, he was responsible for the Company’s accounting and financial management. Nick has also worked as an Investment Development Analyst at Summit Agricultural Group, where, as part of the investment team, he evaluate investment opportunities both domestically and internationally throughout the agriculture value chain.

Education

Nick earned both a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Iowa.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder
  • The ESOP Association
  • National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)

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