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J. Craig Dickens
Craig Dickens is CEO of JD Merit & Company, as well as an experienced entrepreneur, certified M&A advisor, investment banker, and angel investor. He is responsible for setting the firm’s vision, creating a culture of boutique personalized service, and recruiting experienced and excellent people to build the JDM team nationally and internationally. Mr. Dickens has not only advised many leading companies, but also participates and chairs several middle market company boards.
Having participated in virtually every kind of business dynamic from start-up to IPO, merger to an acquisition, Mr. Dickens serves clients by guiding them toward a strategic path to rapid growth, business optimization, and profitable exit.
Mr. Dickens serves on the management committee for CDI Global, JD Merit’s sister organization, for cross-border Merger & Acquisitions represented in over 30 countries globally. Mr. Dickens’ reach and access to world-class buyers and capital partners are imperative in the service of all JDM clients.
JD Merit is an investment bank Built for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneurs® and Mr. Dickens ensures the results JDM achieves for clients encompass entrepreneurial creativity, tenacity, and often, out-of-the-box strategic marketing and structures not offered by large corporate banks.