Richard G. Wilson, Jr.
Rick has more than 30 years of experience assisting clients in achieving their financial and strategic objectives. He has advised more than 100 companies in seller representations, buyer engagements, and valuation and litigation assignments in both growth and distressed situations. His industry experience includes diverse sectors such as human capital services, energy services, real estate, financial services, manufacturing and distribution, and other business services.
Prior to joining Crutchfield Capital, he was a Managing Director at De Bellas & Co. and GulfStar Group. Beginning his career as a Certified Public Accountant at Ernst & Young, Rick later joined First City National Bank of Houston, where he was a Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer responsible for complex debt restructurings, credit and workout policy, valuation, accounting, and regulatory issues. Additionally, he led several large distressed loan syndicates and was involved in numerous bankruptcies, foreclosures, and restructurings of both public and private entities.
Rick holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University. He is licensed with FINRA as a General Securities Representative and General Securities Principal. He has made presentations on mergers and acquisitions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s seminar “Winning Solutions for Private Companies,” the Staffing Industry Executive Forum, and Fulcrum Information Services. In addition to his speaking activities, Rick has taught accounting for the American Banking Association.