Generational Group buys Decker Transformation Advisors

30 November 2020 2 min. read
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Generational Group, a Dallas-based investment banking firm, has acquired Decker Transformation Advisors, a boutique Chicago-based strategy consultancy.

Founded in 2008, Decker Transformation Advisors (DTA) helps mid-market companies develop strategic growth plans, build high-performance teams, and improve execution to increase business value.

The firm is led by founder and CEO T.D. Decker, an experienced C-suite executive with more than thirty years of experience developing and executing strategic growth plans, overseeing operational improvement and turnaround situations, and building expert teams in a range of industries. He has served as the president or CEO of numerous firms, including Ritchie Capital Management, a $4 billion diversified alternative fund; Aquascape Designs, a $60 million water feature design and installation company; and Shaped Wire, a $25 million family-owned process manufacturer.

Decker has also served as interim president/CEO at various distressed firms, including Clark National, a $200 million wholesale distributor of food, paper products, and janitorial supplies; and Premier Card Solutions, a $65 million gift card printer.Generational Group buys Decker Transformation AdvisorsPrior to entering the business world, Decker was a captain in the US Army. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a BS in engineering from the US Military Academy at West Point.

Decker will join Generational’s consulting business as president. Generational’s consulting business supports clients with tactical acceleration plans that target improved cash flow and strategic growth plans that drive long-term growth and profits. The company’s consultants help clients improve their performance in the areas of finance, technology, sales & marketing, operations, human capital.

“I am thrilled to be joining Generational,” Decker said. “We have tremendous growth opportunities and I am excited to bring our capabilities to Generational clients.”

The wider Generational Group supports mid-market companies with services in valuation, mergers and acquisition advisory, value enhancement, and wealth management. The group has more than 250 professionals across a dozen offices in the US and two locations in Canada.

Ryan Binkley, president and CEO of Generational, added, “Our organization is excited to have T.D. and DTA as a part of the Generational family. From our very first meeting I’ve been impressed with the commitment to their clients, and their passion in helping business owners grow to their true potential.”

Terms of the transaction, which closed earlier this month, were not disclosed.