Mark O’Brien

Environmental Sustainability, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Construction, Technology, Transportation
“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.” – Tom Landry

About Mark

Over thirty years of experience in Value Acceleration, Succession Readiness, and M&A Transactions as a business owner, executive leader, and advisor to privately held & family businesses.  Adept at accelerating sustainable value in competitive & challenging markets. Experienced leader in manufacturing and distribution serving aerospace, automotive, woodworking, plastics, supply-chain logistics, & technology worldwide.  Skilled with innovating recurring revenue solutions generating sustainable competitive advantage and value growth.

Client Results

  • Value Acceleration – Advised and directed technology solution provider in developing MRR support solutions and services, driving sustainable accelerated growth $10M to $23M in 5 years.
  • Growth Capital Partner – Secured family-office growth capital for industrial firm.  Emerging growth firm needed capital to support operations and future acquisitions.  Recapitalized adding $2.5M capital on balance sheet, owner took capital out while adding strategic growth partner.
  • M&A Transaction Advisory – Completed sale of multi-location RV Dealer with $1B strategic PE-backed buyer; Seller retained 30% equity, operational control, and gained team to execute growth for future second-liquidity event.

Areas of

  • Sell Side Exit Prep
  • Buy Side Acquisition Prep
  • Capital Raise
  • Manufacturing – Distribution / Supply Chain
  • Firm Strategy & Positioning
  • Family Business Succession
  • Restructure and Turnaround
  • Innovation

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