Forbes M+A Announces Successful Acquisition of Professional Services Client, ENVISION Business Consulting

Greenwood Village, CO, United States (July 31, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of its client, Envision Business Consulting. Through a majority investment by Bow River Capital, Envision will be combining with Strong-Bridge Consulting. With deeper service offerings and an extended geographic footprint, the new company is positioned to deliver greater value and benefits to more clients across the country.

Dan Pellegrino, Managing Director at The Forbes M+A Group, and Bob Forbes, President, ran the process, providing exclusive sell-side, M&A advisory services for this transaction. “Having spent the first half of my career in the management consulting industry, it was readily apparent to me that Envision was a well-run, high quality professional services company,” said Pellegrino. “Many of the country’s leading businesses rely on Envision’s thought leadership and experience to help them implement transformative business initiatives. We knew it was important to find a buyer that matched the company’s commitment to customer care and its culture of valuing employees.”

“Envision has a performance-driven culture that allows it to attract and retain top talent and maintain long-term relationships with clients,” said Kurt Wolf, co-founder Envision. “The Forbes M+A Group has similar values with a clear focus on taking care of its clients. Bob and Dan understood what was important to us and, as a result, were able to identify an ideal partner. The resulting combined entity is poised for tremendous success and continued market leadership.”

Strong-Bridge Consulting is a management consulting firm providing business transformation services to many leading organizations. Robert Novick, Envision co-founder owner, will continue in a leadership position at the newly-combined company. “Right from the start Bob and The Forbes M+A Group under-stood what made our company unique,” said Novick. “They could see our vision and patiently guided us along a path that ultimately lead exactly to where we wanted to go. We appreciate their constant guidance and are very happy with the outcome.”

The Forbes M+A Group began its relationship with Envision by performing an Exit Optimization™ analysis. This proprietary consulting service provides business owners with current and real-world advice to help understand their exit options, next steps and what potential obstacles could get in the way of achieving their goals. “Kurt and Rob have learning mindsets that we appreciate in a client,” said Bob Forbes, President at The Forbes M+A Group. “Their willingness to listen and learn the M&A process created a true partnership over the years as we worked together to create the optimal selling position. Consequently, we were able to find them the ideal buyer, overcome potential sticking points and negotiate a deal that met the professional and personal needs of both sellers. We wish them all the best in the future.”



Founded in 2009 by owners Kurt Wolf and Robert Novick, Envision Business Consulting is based in Denver, CO with additional offices in the Northwest and Midwest. Over the years, Envision has generated strong industry momentum and become a niche leader in human capital development and business transformation. The company’s services include organizational change management; strategy and operations; business technology enablement; customer engagement and leadership development.


The Forbes M+A Group is an award-winning Denver, CO-based mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. The firm has a capital formation group and also serves buyers and sellers in middle-market M&A transactions. It applies meticulous attention to detail in helping business owners develop and execute M&A strategy, acquire companies and partner with investor groups for growth to maximize value in an eventual exit. Senior advisors at The Forbes M+A Group have more than 150 years of combined experience in transactions across a wide variety of industries.

For more information regarding this transaction or The Forbes M+A Group please visit or contact the following professionals:

Dan Pellegrino, Managing Director | 303.770.6017 |

Bob Forbes, President | 303.848.4580 |

Kurt Goss, Associate| 303.770.6017, x102 |