Insights

  1. Strategy or Execution, What’s More Important?

    By: Wesley Legg A lot of emphasis is put on having the right strategy in business. Strategy is important, but I wonder if we spend too much time talking about vision and fresh ideas and not near enough time on good ole fashion execution. Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War wrote, “Weak leadership will…

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  2. Founders Advises Park Supply in its acquisition by CID Capital

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 10, 2022) – Founders Advisors is pleased to announce that Park Supply, a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies and related building products, has been acquired by CID Capital (“CID”). Park Supply was exclusively advised on the transaction by principals of Founders Advisors. Founded in 1963 with locations in Huntsville and Athens,…

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  3. General Drilling has been acquired by Fred Weber Inc.

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 3, 2022) – Founders is pleased to announce that General Drilling, an Indiana-based blast hole drilling company, has been acquired by Fred Weber Inc., a construction materials and services provider based in St. Louis. General Drilling was exclusively advised on the transaction by principals of Founders Advisors. For more than 50 years,…

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  4. Is It a Bad Idea to Consider Selling to a Competitor?

    By: Zane Tarence For many owners, deciding to sell their business is one of the biggest decisions they’ll make in their lifetime. The company’s value represents their life’s work. Successfully selling the business at a premium price is crucial for owners to finance their dreams or fund their retirement. Finding the right buyer or investor…

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  5. Duane Donner Receives Birmingham’s 2021 Vistage Leadership Award

    Founders Advisors announces that Duane Donner has been named the winner of Birmingham’s 2021 Vistage Leadership Award. With wisdom gleaned throughout his career, Duane provided admirable leadership through the Covid-19 pandemic, focusing on effective communication and a clear vision. He helped his company adopt a “we’re in it together” attitude that kept the business running…

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  6. Founders Hosts Annual Christmas Party

    Each year the Founders team takes time to connect with each other during the holiday season. This year, the weather was beautiful, so everyone was able to enjoys appetizers on the terrace at the Country Club of Birmingham. Then, during dinner and the annual game of White Elephant, there was some extra entertainment; Travis Crim…

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