Our Team

Peter R. Schmedt
Senior Managing Director

Mr. Schmedt has been a senior mergers and acquisition and corporate finance dealmaker for over 16 years, and has closed over 100 transactions valued at over $1.1 billion.  Mr. Schmedt formerly worked for Quality Distribution (NASDAQ: QLTY), the largest chemical transportation company in the U.S., as its acquisitions director and was involved in the entire process of identifying, analyzing, negotiating and closing target acquisitions. Prior to Quality, Mr. Schmedt served as M&A Director for Brooke Franchise Corp in Kansas City, a top-50 independent insurance agency; Managing Director for J.W. Parker and Company, a middle market M&A services firm in Tampa, also serving as its interim CFO; an Associate Director for Geneva Capital Markets working on business valuations and M&A services; Senior Business Consultant for Tunstall Consulting, a Florida-based regional business consulting firm gaining experience in capital raising and IPOs; and began his career with KPMG in Tampa, as Senior Auditor and Consultant.

During his career Mr. Schmedt has developed significant expertise in the PEO/Staffing/HR, real estate, distribution, transportation, insurance, technology and retail industries.

Mr. Schmedt recieved a BBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of South Florida and is a licensed real estate broker, Certified Valuation Analyst and CPA.