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Thomas O. Miller & Co.

August 21, 2013

“During my work with Bill Beattie, prior to his co-founding Keiter Stephens Advisors, he helped us figure out where our operator relationships were profitable – and where they were not. …

Favorite Foods

“Our relationship with Bill Beattie and Keiter Stephens Advisors goes back nearly ten years. They have worked with us on a number of initiatives including the acquisition of a competitor, …

Cara Donna Provision Company

“To be a best-in-class foodservice distributor, you need to know about finances. You must have command of the numbers and the metrics that indicate your business is not just running, …

Thurston Foods, Inc.

“We are a family owned business with a long history of success, however we were facing the same challenges as most other foodservice distributors. We wanted advice from an independent …

Pate Dawson Company

“I have known Bill Beattie, KSA’s Managing Director, for many years.  KSA is particularly well qualified because of their knowledge of the broadline industry and their specific experience in closing …

Ben E. Keith Foods

“Keiter Stephens not only understands broadline distribution and finance, they also brought in a meat specialist on our deal who had experience managing a meat operation similar to Winn’s. KSA …

Sysco Corporation

“When we needed assistance in selling a non-core asset, our first thought was to go to Keiter Stephens. KSA’s depth of knowledge in the foodservice industry is unquestioned, and when …

Catanzaro

“Keiter Stephens Advisors is unique because they understand the art of selling a family foodservice distributor. They helped us identify the key areas of value in our business, and their due diligence …

Mid-America

“When it came to getting my company ready for sale, I know I couldn’t have done this on my own: you think you know what the business is worth, but …

NATCO

“The costs of an independent foodservice distributor are growing faster than our gross margin dollars, but more importantly, our customer base was struggling in a tough market. Rarely did a …

Valley Food Service

“I contacted KSA to help me evaluate my options regarding the business. Like so many other independent distributors, our customer base has struggled in a tough economy, sales have fallen …

Great Western Meats

“Earlier this year, our family decided we should consider selling our distribution business. We turned to Bill Beattie at Keiter Stephens Advisors for advice and he confirmed there had been a recent …

Glover Foods

“My first experience with KSA was on the opposite side of the table when Glover was purchasing a distributor in Alabama they represented.  I was immediately impressed with their expertise. …