FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Richmond, VA – (March 1, 2008) Transact Capital announced today that Stan Maupin, Managing Director, has joined the firm to enhance its Capital Formation and Strategic Growth Consulting practices.
Stan has more than 20 years experience in providing advisory services in capital formation, business development and financial and strategic planning to emerging and growth oriented companies. His specialty is creating shareholder value for business owners. He is also a successful entrepreneur who has been a founder of several successful companies in a variety of industries.
Stan started his career with 6 years in the consulting divisions of large international accounting firms. He began working with emerging businesses by co-founding Office America, a big box retail chain that grew to more than $70 million in sales. He has worked with more than 100 growth-oriented businesses in projects ranging from start-up capital raises to securing growth capital to implementing exit strategies including buyouts, mergers, public offerings and joint ventures. His clients include TransPharm, Inc, a bio-tech firm that sold out to the British company that cloned Dolly and Commonwealth Technologies, Inc., the first Richmond based biotech firm to go public.
Most recently, Stan was a founder and the CFO of EverDrive, LLC, a company that connects the thousands of small automotive recyclers with the mass markets offered by retail automotive aftermarket chains. He initially consulted with the founder on development of a business plan and securing key contracts. He then joined the company as its second employee and helped raise the financing and execute the business plan that helped the company grow to more than 70 employees providing guaranteed used auto parts to consumers in more than 6,000 locations in the US.
He also has been active in political and community activities, having served as Chairman of a number of business organizations including the Richmond Venture Forum and the Greater Richmond Technology Council. He is also active in Virginia’s political sector, having served as treasurer of several campaigns for the Governor of Virginia and the U.S. Senate. He received the Leadership Award of the Greater Richmond Technology Council in 1998.
Stan has an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden School of the University of Virginia.
Transact Capital is an independent mergers and acquisitions advisory firm headquartered in Richmond, VA with offices in Roanoke, VA, Lexington, KY, and Orlando, FL. Transact focuses on the needs of small privately held companies with less than $100 million in revenues. With extensive experience in owning, running, or investing in private companies or divisions of public companies, the firm’s principals are able to help many business owners exit their companies or explore other opportunities.
To learn more about Transact Capital, please call Steve Zacharias at 804-323-6868 ext. 102 or send an e-mail to Steve at Steve@TransactCapital.com.