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Generational Group Expands with New Offices in Houston and Scottsdale

By Generational Group

Oct 5, 2021, 05:00 et

Houston Scottsdale

Generational Group, a leading middle market investment bank for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the continued expansion of the firm with the opening of new offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Houston, Texas. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the firm now has 16 offices in North America.

The Houston office is led by Chris Heckert. Mr. Heckert serves as Sr. Managing Director Mergers & Acquisitions at Generational, and is also the practice leader of the Engineering, Contracting and Construction group. Mr. Heckert has been with Generational for 15 years and holds a number of FINRA licenses. Vice President M&A Nydia Blanco will be supporting Mr. Heckert in the Houston office.

The new Scottsdale/Phoenix office will be led by Bo Zhao. Mr. Zhao serves as a Vice President – Western Region at Generational Equity and is a licensed financial advisor by FINRA.

Generational has a strong track record of success in Scottsdale/Phoenix and Houston, and continues to experience significant buyer demand in both markets. The firm’s strategy to expand in each of these markets is also driven by their expected future economic growth. The job growth in Scottsdale and Houston is expected to be 51% and 31% over the next 10 years respectively, well above the national average.

“Houston and Scottsdale/Phoenix are both very important markets to us. We have considerable momentum in both, and we’re excited to now commit additional resources to each market,” stated Brenen Hofstadter, Chief M&A Officer of Generational.

Hofstadter added, “These new offices are part of our ongoing strategy of continued expansion, with the goal to enhance our deal making capabilities and provide a higher level of service to our clients in each market.”

About Generational Group

Generational EquityGenerational Capital Markets (member FINRA/SIPC), Generational Wealth Advisors, Generational Consulting Group and DealForce are part of the Generational Group, which is headquartered in Dallas and is one of the leading middle market investment banks in North America.

With over 250 professionals located throughout 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. 

M&A Advisor named the company the 2017 and 2018 Investment Banking Firm of the Year and 2020 Valuation Firm of the Year. For more information, visit or