Professional Representation As Measured By:
* Successful Closings.
The professionals at APG were selected for their direct experience in key roles operating small to mid-sized companies and their analytical skills and expertise in bringing consensus to a transaction. Each APG Partner has been directly involved in the merger and acquisition process for many years.PARTNERS & MANAGEMENTNorth Texas
Bill Pruitt, President and Senior Partner. Bill oversees the overall activities of the firm and is directly involved in M & A engagements in North Texas. Prior to the founding of APG, Bill was CEO of a Texas-based manufacturer of oilfield service equipment that he was instrumental in selling to a NYSE-Listed company. Before taking the CEO role, Bill managed an M & A firm that handled the sale of multiple small to mid-sized Texas-based companies. He has more than 25 years experience in the M & A business having begun his career with Merrill Lynch and in the corporate finance department of a Dallas-based investment bank.
Beaumont and Southeast Texas
Rodney L. Ames, Partner. Rodney is directly involved in all aspects of M & A and business brokerage transactions, working from APG's Beaumont-Southeast Texas area office. Rodney has an extensive background in business management, marketing and sales and has led a multi-location manufacturing, distribution and sales organization as its CEO. A creative problem solver, Rodney's skills in assessing a challenging opportunity and taking it to a successful conclusion have been a valuable asset to APG and its clients. Rodney has proven to be a tireless and determined advocate of our clients' interests and has been directly responsible for the completion of numerous sale transactions. Having begun his business career over 30 years ago, Rodney is an active member of the State's business brokers association.
Austin, San Antonio and Central Texas
James D. Pringle, Partner. Jim, a native and lifelong resident of the Austin area, has more than 35 years of business ownership and business consulting experience and brings a unique perspective to the process of representing sellers of medium-sized companies. Jim draws from his first-hand experience as both a buyer and seller of businesses when helping to negotiate purchase and sale agreements and has a keen insight into the nuances of the transaction process and what it takes to get to the closing table. Jim has a well-deserved reputation for trust, dependability and for getting results for his clients. He is a past board member of the Austin chapter of the state's business brokers association and member of the international association.
Gayle Pruitt, Chief Financial Officer. Gayle is a Certified Public Accountant and handles all accounting and financial duties of APG. Gayle has a background in public accounting as well as having served as a financial analyst and as controller/CFO of multiple manufacturing companies. Gayle also assists with financial analysis and data presentation on behalf of APG clients.