Chartwell is pleased to announce Blackstone has successfully completed a minority equity investment in Salas O’Brien, a leading employee-owned engineering and technical services firm.

Paul Halverson

Paul began his career providing independent business valuation services to privately-held companies and their shareholders. He founded Chartwell in 1995 and has grown the firm into a leading national financial advisory serving the middle market.

He engaged with his first ESOP-owned company in 1987 and has dedicated 30+ years to providing unrivalled guidance on all financial aspects an organization may encounter during the lifecycle of ESOP ownership.

Paul has led Chartwell’s development from a single location valuation firm into a multifaceted financial advisory firm offering unmatched consulting, corporate finance, and valuation expertise. He devotes the majority of his client focus to advising companies, boards of directors, ESOP trustees, and business owners on long-range ownership and capital planning matters.

Professional Involvement & Certification

Paul is an active member of The ESOP Association and the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), where he has been a frequent speaker and thought leader for both organizations.

Paul is a registered representative with Chartwell affiliate CCS Transactions, LLC and holds FINRA Series 24, 63, and 79 licenses.

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