Generational Group Acquires Decker Transformation Advisors

By Generational Group


Generational Group, a leading investment banking firm for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Decker Transformation Advisors. The transaction closed on November 19, 2020 and details were not disclosed.

Decker Transformation Advisors (DTA), founded in 2008, is dedicated to transforming mid-market companies by developing data-driven strategic growth plans, building high performing teams, and propelling execution to dramatically increase value.

DTA is an important addition to Generational and will substantially strengthen the offering and capabilities of the Generational Consulting Group (GCG). The acquisition of DTA complements Generational’s strategy to provide business owners with a full suite of value-added services throughout the business life cycle.

DTA was founded by T.D. Decker, who will be retained as President of GCG. Decker has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs, PE, Fortune 50 and family-owned companies. He has created and helped implement strategic growth plans for companies of all sizes, from small family-owned firms to large multi-national corporations.

Decker has been the President/CEO of a multitude of companies in a wide variety of industries. Decker is a highly accomplished C-Level executive, successfully leading businesses with revenues ranging from $500 million to $4 billion. In addition, Mr. Decker has extensive M&A experience, having helped numerous businesses in the selling process.

According to T.D. Decker, “I am thrilled to be joining Generational. We have tremendous growth opportunities and I am excited to bring our capabilities to Generational’s clients. Generational is a perfect fit for our services and our culture, and I look forward to leading GCG, and making a difference in the lives of business owners and their families.”

Ryan Binkley, President and CEO of Generational, added, “Our organization is excited to have T.D. and DTA as a part of the Generational family. From our very first meeting, I’ve been impressed with the commitment to their clients, and their passion in helping business owners grow to their true potential. We look forward to T.D. leading Generational Consulting Group and working together to help middle market companies on their growth and exit journey.”

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit