Our Professional Team
Our professional team has over 80 years of combined investment banking experience. Collectively, over the past 30 years our team has closed in excess of $1 billion in mergers & acquisitions advisory services, including the structure and placement of debt, mezzanine and equity.
Mr. Laux is the President and founder of Laux & Company and Laux Capital. His career spans 30 plus years with diverse experience in the areas of corporate finance, investment banking, direct investments, and commercial lending. Mr. Laux's client specialization includes the steel, foundry, manufacturing, distribution and financial services industries.
Heather B. Cook
Executive Operations Manager
Mrs. Cook is the Executive Operations Manager of Laux & Company. She is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Company, which includes public relations and marketing activities, accounts payable and receivable, banking, vendor relations, maintenance of all computer systems and office equipment, database management, website design, development and maintenance, and special projects.
Mr. Moore is the Senior Vice President of Laux & Company. His transaction experience encompasses sell-side and buy-side merger and acquisition advisory services, private placements of debt, mezzanine and equity securities, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, valuations, and strategic advisory. He has advised public, private, and family-owned clients in a broad mix of industries including metals, consumer goods, automotive, manufacturing, distribution, and service.
Thomas A. Rankin
Mr. Rankin, the President and founder of T.A. Rankin and Company, works with Laux & Company on a transactional basis. He has a diverse background that includes debt restructuring and reorganizations, business succession planning, forensic accounting services, operations consulting, and general accounting assistance.