Murphy McCormack Capital AdvisorsCredentials:
244 Atlantic Ave., Reading, PA 19608
David W. Wimer is Sr. Vice President of Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors, an investment banking and corporate advisory firm headquartered in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Wimer has had three distinct chapters in his career: owner/operator, turnaround executive and M&A advisor. During his first 20 years, Wimer started-up, owned and operated five businesses in different sectors: B2B direct sales, software technology, logistics, manufacturing, and franchises. With the sale of his software development business in 1998, Wimer applied his entrepreneurial drive and passion for initiating change as the key turnaround executive for family businesses for 6 years. He successfully led these manufacturing, distribution and logistics enterprises, with revenues up to $110 million, through critical financial transition, enterprise transformation and ultimate sale.
Since 2006 Mr. Wimer has advised business owners and their management teams on M&A business preparation and readiness, and executing strategic succession & growth initiatives. During this same time, he developed a Family Office where he oversaw the strategic planning, turnaround and eventual sale of $50+ million in operating assets for two high net worth families. Mr. Wimer continues to navigate his clients through planned and sudden transition to maximize the value in their business. His guidance has preserved and generated millions in enterprise value and cash flow.
Mr. Wimer holds designations as a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from the International Business Brokers Association and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) from the M&A Source, both national organizations, where he serves as the Chair for the Communications Committee and featured contributor to the Bridge monthly newsletter. He is also Chair-Elect for the Marketing Committee and an M&A Source Board Member.
Mr. Wimer is Founder and Instructor of the Simplified Value-Prep® Model for Business Preparation, the proven process he developed for growing and protecting business value. He has been a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship and operational excellence at several universities and family business organizations. He is also author of INSIGHT: Business Advice in an Age of Complexity (Amazon, 2014) that describes his personal business journey, while discovering universal insights essential to any business leader facing uncertainty, complexity and a changing world. Mr. Wimer is a cum laude graduate of Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Psychology. He enjoys the outdoors and traveling with his family. Mr. Wimer resides in Reading, Pennsylvania.