Mr. Smiggen has more than 15 years of merger and acquisition, private equity, corporate finance and commercial banking experience. He held senior positions in the Phoenix office of the investment banking firm Greene Holcomb & Fisher and at Tonka Bay Equity Partners, a Minnesota-based private equity fund. Mr. Smiggen also financed middle market corporate clients involved in buyout transactions during his time with US Bank.
Mr. Smiggen's experience includes more than 50 transactions for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and strategic acquisitions. He worked with management teams and ownership to develop and execute long-term strategic plans for acquired companies. During his time with Tonka Bay Equity Partners, Mr. Smiggen was involved in more than two dozen acquisitions with companies across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, aerospace, professional and healthcare services, and consumer/food industries.