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Kenneth H. Marks, CM&AA, CFq

KENNETH H. MARKS, CM&AA, CFq, is founder and a Managing Partner of High Rock Partners, Inc. He is lead author of The Handbook of Financing Growth: Strategies, Capital Structure, and M &A Transactions (Wiley). He has been involved as management, advisor and board member with many emerging growth and middle market businesses.
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Robert T. Slee, CM&AA

ROBERT T. SLEE, CM&AA, is Managing Director of Robertson & Foley, a middle market investment-banking firm. He has published over 100 articles on private finance topics in a variety of legal and business journals. Slee is author of Private Capital Markets (Wiley).


Christian W. Blees, CM&AA

CHRISTIAN W. BLEES, CPA, CM&AA, is President and CEO of BiggsKifford P.C., directing several sectors of the business including the firm’s merger, acquisition, and sales practice. He has been involved in over 200 middle market M&A sales transactions.
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Michael R. Nall, CM&AA

MICHAEL R. NALL, CPA, CM&AA, is founder and CEO of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, a Chicago-based professional trade association featuring a resource and development center serving more than 600 independent accountants, attorneys, and business advisors. He is an author and recognized speaker on valuation, growth and sales of middle market companies.
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