Jonathan E. Wilfong, a Senior Advisor, has almost 45 years of broad industry experience in mergers and acquisitions, business development, and capital formation. Mr. Wilfong has participated in over 100 transactions, as intermediary or principal. In his capacity as business advisor he participated in numerous capital formation and merger and acquisition activities that aggregated in excess of $500 million.
During his tenure at FOCUS he has successfully closed a number of merger and acquisition engagements for middle market companies in the IT, healthcare, human services, construction, alternative finance, employee benefits, manufacturing, architectural design, entertainment, oilfield services and security industries. Some of the more significant transactions he participated in are DrainAll, Encore Construction, VeenendaalCave, Verify Solutions, SBC Solutions, Alliance HealthCard, Celadon Security Systems, Help a Child Smile, Turning Point Family Services, Integrity Music and Soil Farming among others. Prior to joining FOCUS, Mr. Wilfong was the Senior Managing Director of The March Group, LLC, a private investment banking firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mr. Wilfong was a founder and co-founder of two physician practice management companies, OrthAlliance and the Plastic Surgery Company. In founding these companies Mr. Wilfong raised over $5 million in Regulation D offerings and negotiated the acquisition of over 75 medical practices. Both of these companies completed successful initial public offerings with a combined market capitalization in excess of $125 million at the IPO date.
In addition, he was a co-founder of Ouch.com; an Internet-based medical supply superstore. During his tenure as president and chief executive officer, he recruited an experienced management team, managed the development of a web site that offered over 65,000 items and initiated and implemented strategic alliances with several significant medical associations including the Orthopaedic Foundation of America.
In 1970, Mr. Wilfong joined Price Waterhouse, LLP and from 1983 through 1995 he served as a Partner with that firm, including 5 years as an office managing partner. During his tenure at Price Waterhouse Mr. Wilfong served as a business advisor to numerous clients, many with global operations, in a wide spectrum of industries including media, transportation, manufacturing and distribution, consumer packaging and products, healthcare and retail.
Mr. Wilfong, a CPA, received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from East Carolina University and participated in the Executive Program at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.