Mr. Starks leads the Investment Banking Group at Waterview. He has assisted the owners of closely held companies
with the sale and valuation of their companies since 1985. Prior to Waterview, Mr. Starks managed the Southwest Region for
Citi Capital Strategies, the middle market M&A division of Citigroup and Smith Barney. Prior to Citigroup, he was in
the Valuation Services Group of Arthur Andersen & Co.
Mr. Starks authored instructional materials for business valuation classes and was asked by the AICPA to lecture
on the topic of business valuations and transactions. He is a past member of the faculty of the National Center for the Judiciary
in Reno, Nevada. Mr. Starks has been featured on PBS's Small Business School series regarding exit strategies, and is a frequent
speaker at Baylor University's Executive MBA program regarding mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Starks is a Series 62 and 63 Registered
Securities Representative, Series 79 Investment Banking Representative, Series 24 Registered Securities Principal, and a Series
28 Financial and Operations Principal.
- B.B.A., Finance and
Economics, Baylor University 1985
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
- Chartered Financial
- Senior Member (ASA) of the American
Society of Appraisers, Certified in Business Valuation