Merit Harbor Group Hires New Principal in Technology Vertical

Merit Harbor Group is welcoming Dustin Walling to the team as a principal. He will be focusing on the Technology and Construction verticals.
TACOMA, Wash. - July 7, 2014 - PRLog -- Merit Harbor Group, a regional M&A, Investment Banking, and Advisory Firm dedicated to helping CEO’s and Entrepreneurs create, grow, optimize and capture their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Dustin Walling as a Principal in the Company’s Advisory and Consulting Practice.

In his new role, Mr. Walling will leverage his extensive Strategy and Operations experience and expertise and serve as a senior contributor to the company’s Advisory and value enhancement practice. He will be based in Seattle.

Mr. Walling brings nearly 20 years of consulting, management and operating experience in Media, Technology and Construction verticals to the firm. Mr. Walling’s expertise includes delivering growth for technology-driven organizations.  Combining a balanced blend of actionable strategy, leadership development, and operational results, Mr. Walling has developed a reputation for rapid accomplishments, with difficult objectives, in order to build true enterprise value.

Prior to joining Merit Harbor Group, Mr. Walling successfully ran his own firm providing strategy development and operational implementation with clients such as:

Warner Bros.
Microsoft Corporation
Hollywood Video
Design Within Reach
Purdue University
University of Kentucky

“I am excited to welcome Mr. Walling to our team. Dustin has an excellent background and will further enhance our ability to serve our clients across a broad spectrum of engagements,” said Craig Dickens CEO of Merit Harbor Group. “Given Dustin’s proven track record and history of value creation, we are confident that he will be an invaluable resource for our clients.”

“It is an honor to be working with the professionals at Merit Harbor Group and I look forward to serving our clients by increasing their enterprise value in an advisory and consulting capacity related to value creation or operational efficiency consulting projects,” said Mr. Walling. “I appreciate Merit Harbor Group’s competence and professionalism as well as holistic approach to value creation helping Lower Middle Market companies see real value enhancement and eventually capture that value in an M&A event or succession strategy.”

Mr. Walling serves clients as CEO Advisor, Executive Coach, Performance and Process Facilitator, and Advisory Board Member. He holds CPBA, CPVA, and CPHDA certifications. He holds a B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. from Purdue University. He is also active in Rotary International. For more Information on Mr. Walling please visit

About Merit Harbor Group
Merit Harbor Group, Inc. is a regional M&A, Investment Banking and Advisory firm dedicated to helping CEO’s and Entrepreneurs create, grow, optimize and capture their enterprise value in an increasingly complex market. Operating in the pacific NW with offices in Seattle and Portland Merit Harbor Group professionals work closely with clients to increase the company’s value and profitability as well as prepare them for an M&A event or raise growth capital to accelerate growth.  The Company concentrates on helping lower middle market companies from 10mm – 100mm in sales.  More information can be found at

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