Mike Skowronek is a founder of Strata Valuation Advisors.

Mike founded Strata Business Consultants following a banking career that spanned over thirty years. He has extensive experience in all phases of commercial banking including operations, management and commercial lending. His career history includes positions as President and CEO, Director, Regional CEO, EVP and Chief Credit Officer for community and regional banks located in Texas.

Mike received his Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University in 2004. He also graduated from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University and received a Bachelor of Arts from John Carroll University. Mike is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

Steve Broder is a founder of Strata Valuation Advisors.

Steve has extensive experience in all phases of M&A and is a seasoned Valuation professional. His career history includes positions as Financial Analyst, Valuation Analyst, Financial Planning Manager, and Director of Business Analysis with NYSE-listed corporations, and Advisor to and President and General Manager of small businesses. Industry experience includes Oil & Gas, Oil Field Services, environmental, beverage, wholesaling, telecommunications, and professional services businesses.

Currently, Steve assists owners of small businesses and professional services firms in matters of acquisitions, divestitures and exit planning, and in issues related to value. He often works with business owners’ other advisors such as attorneys, CPAs, insurance professionals, investment advisors and bankers to develop optimal client solutions. Currently, Steve’s primary focus is on the preparation of business valuations which are used for such purposes as Buy/Sell Agreements, Charitable Contributions, Gifting Programs and Gift Taxes, Estate Planning and Succession/Exit Planning.

Steve received an undergraduate degree in Finance, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, Wisconsin, and received a Master of Business Administration, Dean’s Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement, from Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a Certified Exit Planner (CExP) and is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.