The Team Behind Prairie Capital Advisors

Our Team

Will Hobby

CPA

Senior Analyst

Will Hobby joined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2018. He performs financial analysis and modeling services, as well as analyzes the business dynamics and trends of publicly-traded companies. In addition, Will performs merger and acquisition (M&A) research and prepares narrative reports in support of a wide variety of valuation projects, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), leveraged buyouts (LBOs), management buyouts (MBOs) and other capital structuring projects for clients nationwide. He is also actively involved in Prairie’s ESOP Committee.

Will is actively involved in volunteering for the Stock Market Program through Big Shoulders Fund. Through this program, Will teaches basic concepts related to the stock market, investing and careers in business to eighth grade students in Chicago-area schools.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Prairie, Will worked in the financial services assurance practice at Ernst & Young where he audited year-end financial statements in the insurance and asset management industries.

Education

Will holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation in the state of Kentucky. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Miami University in Ohio.

Professional Affiliations

  • 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