Robert LathamPresident and Founder, Altapraem M&A Advisors

Robert Latham is the founder and President of Altapraem M&A Advisors. Prior to forming Altapraem, he was the Vice President and a top producing broker of the Houston office of a franchised business brokerage, closing more deals than any other agent. Joining them in the first year of operations, he was a key contributor to their rapid growth over the next 8 years. With over 30 years of hands-on managerial experience and a uniquely broad range of skills, experiences and abilities, Bob has a rare perspective when working with clients to achieve their business objectives. His key attributes in deal-making are creative problem solving, attention to detail and follow-through.Bob has worked in a wide spectrum of industries including heavy manufacturing, petrochemical equipment, aerospace and defense, construction, gas transmission, plastics and commercial real estate brokerage and investment.

Positions held include Owner/Founder of a light construction company, President and COO of ATG Group, a plastics manufacturer, and VP of Business Development and Director of Operations for a petrochemical equipment manufacturer (ultimately acquired by Oceaneering). Bob has a BS in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Demonstrating his commitment to excellence in his chosen profession, he is an active member of the International Business Brokers Association and The M&A Source and has also achieved the industry designations of Certified Business Intermediary and the more demanding M&A Master Intermediary. His interests include automobile restoration, cooking, and flying, including being a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight and he once sailed across the Atlantic.