Marigold Resources Office at 308 E River Drive in Davenport, Iowa

Marigold Resources is proficient at advising businesses in the lower-mid market with $5 to $25 million in annual sales.

Independently owned since 2011, Marigold Resources is one of Iowa's leading M&A advisory firms.

Value Builder System: 8 Key Drivers

Driver 1: Financial Performance
Driver 2: Growth Potential
Driver 3: Switzerland Structure
Driver 4: The Valuation Teeter Totter
Driver 5: The Hierarchy of Recurring Revenue
Driver 6: The Monopoly Control
Driver 7: Customer Satisfaction
Driver 8: Hub & Spoke

The Marigold Team

Chris Barnard
Managing Partner


Todd McGreevy
Managing Partner


Larry McDonald
Brand Advisor


Justin Holstein
Digital Media Advisor


Bill Karben
Accounting & Valuation Advisor


John Mack
Business Appraiser


John Crowe
Senior M & A Advisor


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67060 Audio Visual

The Company is a full-service audio and visual provider, specializing in the sale, service, and installation of audio and video presentation equipment. The Company enables organizations and individuals to utilize innovative tools and enhance their technological resources and communication capabilities. 

Company Stats:

  • 2022 Revenue: $1.76MM
  • 2022 EBITDA: $428K
  • 2023 Revenue (Projected): $1.85MM
  • 2023 EBITDA (Projected): $455K
  • Home-based Business
  • 23 Active Accounts
  • 96% Repeat Business





67146 iStock 1347150429The Company provides auto repair and preventative maintenance services, leveraging its knowledge and expertise to best serve customers. They employ ASE Certified technicians to perform their wide spectrum of preventative maintenance and mechanical repair services for cars, trucks, and SUVs.

The Company’s extensive service offerings include exhaust and brake services, catalytic converter replacement, tires, shocks, and struts maintenance, engine diagnostics, alignments, and fluid flushes. In addition, the Company utilizes a digital vehicle inspection process, elevating its commitment to high-quality total car care. 

Company Stats:

  • 2022 Revenue: $1.89MM
  • 2022 EBITDA: $385K
  • 2023 Revenue (Projected): $2.30MM
  • 2023 EBITDA (Projected): $585K
  • 660+ Active Accounts
  • 52% Repeat Business

Company Stats:66238 Cosmetology School

  • FY 2023 Sales Estimated: $1.8MM
  • FY 2023 EBITDA Estimated: $233K
  • 4 Locations
  • 60+ active accounts
  • 18 full-time employees
Business Highlights:

The Company is a privately-owned vocational school, educating cosmetology across four locations throughout Nebraska. Throughout the Company’s lengthy history, they have trained thousands of licensed cosmetologists and are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences and the Nebraska Department of Health-Cosmetology Division. The Company prides itself on its 92% student pass rate on the accreditation exam with a placement rate above 67%, significantly higher than the industry benchmark.




Locally owned and operated hydraulic door manufacturing distributor located in eastern Iowa. The company's unique business model offers customers single-source accountability from local custom fabrication, delivery, installation, and support.

The business builds and installs custom doors for commercial, agriculture, aviation, and architectural projects. As of October 2022, the business has 39 door contracts in the backlog.

The business employs 6 full-time staff that build, weld, paint, and install doors. Business does require an oversize load permit and DOT # for transport.

  • Asking Price: $340,000
  • 2021 Gross Sales: $907,000
  • 2022 Estimated Sales: $1MM
  • Includes $10,000 in inventory
  • Includes $250,000 in FF&E
  • Real Estate: $525,000*
    *Not included in asking price
    *Relocatable or Seller will sell/lease current facility