Michael J. Querard has been involved with mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) for over two decades, working with diverse businesses across a wide range of industries. 

Mr. Querard has worked with both smaller private companies and Fortune 500 public companies; with both domestic and foreign companies (he lived and worked in Europe for three years); with both strategic and financial buyers.  For the last fifteen years, Mr. Querard has focused exclusively on the middle market, working with business owners and investors maximize the value of their deals.

Drawing on his extensive knowledge of the M&A process and his experience working with buyers, Mr. Querard offers insightful direction to business owners looking for an exit strategy, growth capital or a structured way to maximize their value.  Mr. Querard understands the on-going challenges of business ownership and how they must be balanced to properly exit a business.  As a highly sought-after expert and speaker, his acumen has helped thousands of business owners throughout North America understand the M&A process, explore available options, and successfully prepare for a business transition.  Most importantly, Mr. Querard guides business owners to determine the most appropriate and profitable time to exit their business.

Mr. Querard has held Series 79 and 63 FINRA licenses.  He received his undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Colorado School of Mines and his J.D. from Georgetown University.