Ambitious

vcardKendall Stafford

Managing Partner
2009 South Capital of Texas Hwy
Suite 300
Austin TX 78746
About

Kendall Stafford was born and raised in North Carolina, where she spent a great deal of time around the manufacturing company owned and operated by her family. This experience gives her unique insight into the perspectives of the business owners that we work with on a regular basis.

Kendall is a Managing Partner at Benchmark International. Her day-to-day responsibilities at Benchmark International include the careful oversight of our Southwest territory. She is accountable for our client experiences, brand recognition, team development, and deal production. She is also a member of our Major Transaction Team and works closely with our teams that focus on transactions with $100M+ in transaction value.

Success

Kendall has led some of the largest and most complicated deals within the industry. She views each client’s listing as an opportunity for her and her team to prove themselves by working diligently towards a successful outcome.

Kendall has been recognized by M&A Advisors as one of the top dealmakers in the industry. In addition, the Major Transaction Team received the Technology Deal of the Year award for Transaction Value of $250 to $500 million for Rx30.

Resourceful

Tombstones

Sample of Involvement

Our Success
GreenTex Landscaping, Inc.Acquired ByZodega Landscape Services, LLC
Seller
GreenTex Landscaping, Inc.
Acquirer
Zodega Landscape Services, LLC
Industry
Scott, Singleton, Fincher & Company, PC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByPark & Associates, PLLC
Seller
Scott, Singleton, Fincher & Company, PC
Acquirer
Park & Associates, PLLC
Industry
Financial
CCAC, Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired BySouthern Air Heating & Cooling
Seller
CCAC, Inc.
Acquirer
Southern Air Heating & Cooling
Industry
Construction
Johnson Claim Service, Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByDavies - Buyer Success
Seller
Johnson Claim Service, Inc.
Acquirer
Davies
Industry
Business Services
Calvin's Electric, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByIn Charge LLC
Seller
Calvin's Electric, LLC
Acquirer
In Charge LLC
Industry
Construction
BTech Manufacturing Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByPrivate Investor
Seller
BTech Manufacturing Inc.
Acquirer
Private Investor
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Hall Building Products, Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByReddi Industries, Inc. - Benchmark International Buyer
Seller
Hall Building Products, Inc.
Acquirer
Reddi Industries, Inc.
Industry
Construction
Developscripts LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByAwection Inc
Seller
Developscripts LLC
Acquirer
Awection Inc
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
Ascendant Engineering Solutions, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByMBO
Seller
Ascendant Engineering Solutions, LLC
Acquirer
MBO
Industry
Business Services
Vertex Software Corporation - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByLevel 5 Lab
Seller
Vertex Software Corporation
Acquirer
Level 5 Lab
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
Cello-Wrap Printing, Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByCarroll Products, Inc.
Seller
Cello-Wrap Printing, Inc.
Acquirer
Carroll Products, Inc.
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Seltech, Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByHatfield and Company
Seller
Seltech, Inc.
Acquirer
Hatfield and Company
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Technology Navigators - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByRe-Sourcing Holdings
Seller
Technology Navigators
Acquirer
Re-Sourcing Holdings
Industry
Business Services
Pioneer Realty Capital, LLC - Benchmark International SuccessAcquired ByLuxon Realty Services
Seller
Pioneer Realty Capital, LLC
Acquirer
Luxon Realty Services
Industry
Financial
Provenance Consulting, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByTrinity Consultants - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Provenance Consulting, LLC
Acquirer
Trinity Consulting
Industry
Business Services
Hair Are Us, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByPrivate Investor
Seller
Hair Are Us, LLC
Acquirer
Private Investor
Industry
Consumer, Food, and Retail
Vintage Park VIP Lounge One, LLC dba Barcelona Restaurant & LoungeAcquired ByPrivate Investor
Seller
Vintage Park VIP Lounge One, LLC dba Barcelona Restaurant & Lounge
Acquirer
Private Investor
Industry
Consumer, Food, and Retail
Cubic, IncAcquired ByA.H. Belo Corporation
Seller
Cubic, Inc
Acquirer
A.H. Belo Corporation
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
Jackson Galloway Associates - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByFGM Architects - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Jackson Galloway Associates
Acquirer
FGM Architects
Industry
Construction
Landtec - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByERW Site Solutions - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Landtec
Acquirer
ERW Site Solutions
Industry
Construction
Fulfill Plus, Inc - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByBalwa Group - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Fulfill Plus, Inc
Acquirer
Balwa Group
Industry
Business Services
Ground Hog Foundation Drilling - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByHigh Networth Individual
Seller
Ground Hog Foundation Drilling
Acquirer
High Net Worth Investor
Industry
Construction
Hughes Trailers, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByPrivate Investor
Seller
Hughes Trailers, LLC
Acquirer
Private Investor
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
ME Interests DBA First Service Technology - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByRestoration Risk Management - Benchmark International Success
Seller
ME Interests DBA First Service Technology
Acquirer
Restoration Risk Management
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
South Texas Precision - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByHarris Machine Tools, Inc - Benchmark International Success
Seller
South Texas Precision
Acquirer
Harris Machine Tools, Inc
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Urban Design Group - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByDunaway Associates LP - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Urban Design Group
Acquirer
Dunaway Associates LP
Industry
Business Services
Residential Air Conditioning Services LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByCoastland Enterprises, LLC DBA Temperature Pro - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Residential Air Conditioning Services LLC
Acquirer
Coastland Enterprises, LLC DBA Temperature Pro
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
American Precision Fabricators - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByAlpine 4 Technologies, LTD - Benchmark International Success
Seller
American Precision Fabricators
Acquirer
Alpine 4 Technologies, LTD
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Technical Resource Group - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByWhite Wolf Capital, LLC - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Technical Resource Group
Acquirer
White Wolf Capital, LLC
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
UBEO Business Services - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired BySentinel Capital Partners - Benchmark International Success
Seller
UBEO Business Services
Acquirer
Sentinel Capital Partners
Industry
Business Services
Builder Security Group - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByCentral Security Group Inc - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Builder Security Group
Acquirer
Central Security Group Inc
Industry
Business Services
Illah Sports Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByHigh Net Worth Investor
Seller
Illah Sports Inc
Acquirer
High Net Worth Investor
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Database-Brothers, Inc. - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired By3rd Millennium, Inc - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Database-Brothers, Inc
Acquirer
3rd Millennium, Inc
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
WildeWood Construction and Development - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByHigh Net Worth Investor
Seller
WildeWood Construction and Development
Acquirer
High Net Worth Investor
Industry
Construction
Solis Medical Laboratories (SML), Inc - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByDe Novo Diagnostics, LLC - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Solis Medical Laboratories (SML), Inc
Acquirer
De Novo Diagnostics, LLC
Industry
Healthcare
Bold Staffing Solutions, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByDallas Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Bold Staffing Solutions, LLC
Acquirer
Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc
Industry
Business Services
Weigelt Enterprises, LLC - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByPrivate Investor
Seller
Weigelt Enterprises, LLC
Acquirer
Private Investor
Industry
Construction
Warkentine, Inc, DBA Computer RX - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByTransaction Data Systems (Rx30) - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Warkentine, Inc, DBA Computer RX
Acquirer
Transaction Data Systems (Rx30)
Industry
Healthcare
The Common Source - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByAureus Group - Benchmark International Success
Seller
The Common Source
Acquirer
Aureus Group
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
RX30Acquired ByGTCR
Seller
Transaction Data Systems (RX30)
Acquirer
GTCR
Industry
Healthcare
Windsor Metal Specialties Inc - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByCR Coatings & Logistics Management Group, LLC - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Windsor Metal Specialties Inc
Acquirer
CR Coatings & Logistics Management Group, LLC
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Braille BatteryAcquired ByGrafoid, Inc.
Seller
Braille Battery
Acquirer
Grafoid, Inc.
Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
Seafood Sales & Services - Benchmark International Client SuccessAcquired ByEastern Food & Distribution - Benchmark International Success
Seller
Seafood Sales & Services
Acquirer
Eastern Food & Distribution
Industry
Transportation
AW SolutionsAcquired ByInterCloud Systems, Inc.
Seller
AW Solutions
Acquirer
InterCloud Systems, Inc.
Industry
Technology, Media, Telecom, and Data
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Intelligent

Education

East Carolina University - BS, Finance

Saint Leo University - MBA, Business Administration

Experience

Prior to joining Benchmark International, Kendall was with a regional bank in their commercial underwriting and wealth management departments, working closely with business owners on their capital needs and succession planning. With over 8 years at Benchmark International, Kendall's knowledge and experience to manage, negotiate and close deals of all sizes ensures that she is a valuable resource for any entrepreneur wanting to maximize the value of their exit option or find the right partner to drive the future growth of the company.

Passion

Kendall's desire to help business owners motivated her to find a role with a stable company that would allow her to fulfill her aspirations while making the most of her diverse skills and attributes. She welcomes the idea of facing challenges head-on while always maintaining a positive attitude. This led her to Benchmark International, where she is able to work closely with business owners to discuss their exit strategies, allowing her to be creative and seek out the best buyers in the marketplace.

Skills

Negotiation, Communication, Leadership, Problem Solving, Self-Management, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Finance, Accounting, Financial Analysis, Customer Relationship Management, Time Management

Humble

Loyal

Having been involved in the sale process previously we were very careful when selecting a partner to help us with the sale of AWS. I have been delighted with the service provided by Benchmark International, Kendall and her team have worked diligently to identify the right fit for us financially and culturally and were fully engaged through the entire process. We would happily recommend Benchmark International in the future.