Corey Vanderpoel

Managing Director & Owner
P: 414.465.5607


  • Executing mergers & acquisitions
  • Sell-side & buy-side strategy
  • Business growth & value planning
  • Financial analysis & valuation

Corey has nearly 20 years of experience building growth and value through mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and company sales. His extensive experience includes preparing companies for sale and creating value prior to a sale, developing sell-side and buy-side strategies and marketing processes, contacting potential targets, executing auction processes, and negotiating transaction terms.

Corey diligently works with his clients to understand their specific objectives. He then develops and executes M&A strategies to best accomplish these objectives while protecting the interests and confidentiality of the respective companies. Corey recognizes that each client and project is unique and devotes the appropriate time to discuss options along with the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Representing clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, service and distribution industries, he has significant knowledge of the key business value drivers.

Corey has led projects across many countries including the United States, Canada, China, India, United Kingdom, Italy and Germany.


  • Marquette University, MBA, Finance
  • University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh, BBA, Finance/Management Information Systems
  • Licensed Securities Representative (Series 63, 79 and 82)
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Salesperson

Community involvement

  • HOPE Network, Board of Directors/Treasurer
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Member
  • Tool, Die & Machining Association of Wisconsin, Contributing Sponsor (Past)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Alumni Board of Directors (Past)


  • UW–Oshkosh Outstanding Alumni Award
  • 40 Under Forty Recipient, National Association of Certified Valuators & Analysts

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What our clients say

“With their dedication to the project and timely, organized communication, it was easy to partner with Taureau Group and we’d happily refer them to anyone looking for acquisition help.” - Lisa Reardon, President, CEO and Chairman , OwnersEdge, Inc.
"Working with their M&A team, was not only effective but pleasant and informative. I realized how important their extreme detail, responsiveness and warm personalities were, which I believe was the recipe needed in making this all come together." - Steve Mirecki, President, Color Craft Graphic Arts
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you once again for playing an integral part in the success of this transaction. I was thoroughly impressed from day one with your level of professionalism and the detail provided by the team at Taureau throughout the M&A process. It was a true pleasure working with you and I look forward to the potential opportunity of doing so again in the future. - Matthew Doran, President & CEO, Anstadt Communications
“It was a pleasure working on our project with Ann Hanna and Mike Schroeder of Taureau Group. It was truly a very professional experience.” - Guy Bradshaw, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Bradshaw Medical, Inc.
“Choosing Taureau Group to help me find an investment partner was the best decision I could have made...I’m grateful to have found the perfect team, giving my company and me the perfect solution.” - Steve Mirecki, President, Color Craft Graphic Arts