PSMJ Team Member Karl Wohler

Karl Wohler

Senior Consultant | Instructor

"Engineering a successful merger or acquisition requires understanding many different moving parts - from finance to strategy to human resources."
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Expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions | Ownership & Leadership Transition


Karl Wohler provides advisory support to the mergers and acquisitions and valuation practices at PSMJ focusing exclusively on architecture and engineering firms seeking to acquire or be acquired.

His diverse experience in business ownership, operations management, finance, AEC M&A deal structuring, and process management means firm leaders benefit from his unique insights and counsel in developing superior growth, ownership transition, and exit strategies. Karl has planned and managed buy‐side and sell‐side M&A deals ranging in size from $1 million to more than $100 million. Consolidated Engineering Labs, Prime Engineering, Symbiont, PM Environmental, Callaway Architecture, BOK Modern, Chastain Skillman, Callaway Architecture, and LR Nelson Engineering are among the AEC firms that Karl has advised in M&A process.

Karl has built deep experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, which includes a range of advisory engagements as well as his roles as the corporate head of M&A for Bowne & Co., a $1 billion public financial services content management company, and as the owner and CEO of a 150‐employee printing company.

Karl holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MBA from Babson College.