Strategic M&A Advisors is directed by an Advisory Board of professionals representing the areas of expertise critical to ultimate M&A success. The Advisory Board supervises and directs all activity of SMAA.
With collective experience of over 100 years, SMAA has assisted business owners during the final stages of the business life-cycle for over two decades as lawyers, accountants, corporate risk managers, and business advisors. SMAA was founded in order to provide business owners with the highest level of guidance and representation during the most critical stage of the business life cycle – the divestiture stage.
The SMAA team is comprised of professionals that comprehensively represent each aspect of client needs during the business divestiture, merger or sale process.
RYAN HOLDER is a Managing Director of Strategic M&A Advisors, LLC and has been involved in sell-side M&A advisory, valuation, business advisory, and capital formation for over 20 years. Ryan earned a Bachelors of Finance and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi. Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant.
GREG MALONEY is a Managing Director and has been leading clients in his role as sell-side M&A advisor since 1995. In addition to setting the overall strategic direction of the firm, he is responsible for mapping and managing lower-middle market business sale and majority recapitalization strategies on behalf of SMAA clients. Greg is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Millsaps College.
MIKE BOSCHETTI is a Director, CPA and former Partner with Deloitte and has advised numerous individuals and businesses regarding M&A and exit-related transactions for over 30 years. Mike has a BSBA from the University of Arkansas and has completed the Certified M&A Professional (CM&AP) program at Coles College at Kennesaw State University.
DAVID DAVIS is a Director and primarily focuses on leading sell-side engagements, as well as assisting potential clients in analyzing their businesses and determining the optimal pathway to a potential transaction. His international M&A advisory background includes positions with Lockheed Martin and Boston Consulting Group. David earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mississippi.
GARY JONES is a Director and has been dedicated to sell-side M&A advisory since 2010. He is responsible for lower-middle market business sales and majority recapitalization. He holds the Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designations and has completed the Certified M&A Professional (CM&AP) program at Coles College at Kennesaw State University. Gary is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a BSBA in Finance.