Meet the Team
Bob Champoux - Managing Partner
"Wisdom begins with the recognition of how little we know: "(Socrates)
Raised in Seattle, Bob attended the U.S. Naval Academy and became a Naval Aviator. He earned Masters Degrees in Business and Aernautical Engineering. He left the Navy to become an executive and owner of a series of manufacturing and technology companies. He founded RC Advisory Services in the 1990’s and has become known as one of the top M&A Advisors in the Pacific NW.
Bob lives in Bellevue and has been married for over 50 years. Bob has six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is active in his church, Kairos and is a committed volunteer to a number of organizations. Bob is a docent at the Museum of Flight. He occasionally hits an errant golf ball.
Pete McDowell - Partner Emeritus
Pete was a fully partner in our firm for ten years and recently retired but will continue to assist the firm with lead generation.
Pete and Anne were on an extended trip to their Condo on Sanibel Island Florida in August 2022, when the Hurricane destroyed access to their unit. The building appears to have minor damage but it will most likely be 1-2 years before they can continue their trip to Florida. In the interim, the are seeking a residence in Fountain Valley, AZ, nearby their son and granddaughter. 436-577-3603 email@example.com
Ben Morley, Principal
Ben grew up in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. After graduating from the Air Force Academy, he become a pilot in the Air Force flying primarily transports such as the C-17. His passion for integrity and attention to detail enable him to be a compassionate caretaker of owners of companies as they transition. 206-355-1769
Don Gerould, Managing Director
Don has extensive experience as a business owner. He is one of the founders of Cogent Equity, a Newport Beach and Seattle firm that specialized in the development of exit stregies for buisness owners. Don has started, purchased, operating an sold several companies. Because of his experience, Don knows haw to execute a transaction wihile minimizing the stress on a seller 425-923-3601 firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Bielen, MBA, CFP, CM&AA
Don heads up the firms alliance with Perkins & Co, a Portland based regional accounting firm. With over 25 years of M&A experience, his multifaced business skills, and his reverence for the history of business, make hime the ultimate "quarterback"for business transition and succession planning..
Rick Maronick, Managing Director
Rick is responsible for our business in the mid mountaiin states as well as general support for all of our construction related clients. A resident of Helena, Montan, and a graduate of the Univertsity of Portland school of Civil Engineering, his is a very experience as a business owner and consultant. Earlier in his career, he and his brother operated a succedssful constrion company which they sold to a public company. 406-459-0567 email@example.com