Robert Palmer is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of Palmer Acquisition Group. Mr. Palmer is responsible for firm management, oversight of portfolio companies operations, professional recruitment, deal sourcing, fundraising and investor management. Mr. Palmer directs the firm’s investment policies, overall operations and strategic planning.
Mr. Palmer has twenty years of experience in managing a privately held corporation and broad experience in operations. His areas of expertise are risk assessment, credit management, financial analysis and valuation.
Mr. Palmer has successfully negotiated the purchases of privately held enterprises and is keenly aware of the complex issues associated with the transfer of family owned and closely held businesses.
Mr. Palmer holds an MBA with a focus on finance from Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business, and a BS in Business Administration with focus on finance from Regis University. He is an adjunct advisor and coach with the Hatchery Program, Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Olin School of Business and a frequent lecturer on business valuation, planning and financial modeling. He is a member of the YPO (Young Presidents Organization), ACG (Association for Corporate Growth), the NPSA (National Portable Storage Association) and the William Greenleaf Eliot Society.