Tyler Carlson

Vice President & Owner
P: 414.465.5641


  • Financial modeling & analysis
  • Industry & market analysis
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Business valuations

As a key team member of Taureau Group, Tyler works closely with the investment banking team to realize the goals of clients. He performs valuation analyses, constructs complex financial models, conducts industry research, and works with clients to create offering materials for potential sell-side and buy-side companies. He identifies the highest potential buyers or sellers, while evaluating comparable companies and relevant transactions to create pitch books and calculations of value.

Throughout the process, Tyler coordinates communications between his client and outside parties, prepares financial schedules, and creates management presentations for meetings between his client and interested strategic and financial organizations. In addition, Tyler establishes and manages electronic data rooms during due diligence to facilitate an efficient and timely process for the success of the transaction.

Prior to joining Taureau Group, Tyler had more than five years of experience as a project engineering manager for Brady Corporation. He is knowledgeable in industrial manufacturing, product design and development, Six Sigma, competitive market analysis, and quality assurance. He managed the annual budget for the Small Marketing Projects Group, which delivered over $20 million of revenue during his tenure. He was the first member to complete the R&D Leadership & Development program at Brady, which focuses on developing top young talent.


  • Successfully found a strategic buyer to purchase an international medical device manufacturer.
  • Significantly increased purchase price for a client after a pre-emptive offer was made by running a marketing and competitive bidding process.
  • Successfully sold an industrial electrical control panel engineering and manufacturing company to a private equity group.
  • Assisted owner in recapitalization of business by creating private capital market to identify and negotiate with best buyer.


  • University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, MBA, Finance Concentration, graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Minnesota, BS, Mechanical Engineering

Professional memberships

  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Wisconsin Chapter, ACG Cup Committee Chair
  • Licensed Securities Representative (Series 79 and 63)

Community involvement

  • The First Tee of Milwaukee County
  • Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon

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What our clients say

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
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.
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.
I don’t spend much time doing references or give a lot of referrals, but have been delighted to do both for Taureau Group. Corey Vanderpoel and his team were great to work with. Smart, experienced, and good people to boot. They worked with us on the quantitative and qualitative aspects of our transaction to mindfully refine our goals and strategy. They then facilitated a very intentional process which yielded a successful outcome. Hard to ask for more with such an important matter that is one part business and one part emotion. - Alex Lawton, CEO, The C.A. Lawton Co.
I want to thank you again for all the hard work and support and effort your team put into making this deal happen. I know it was quite a challenge, but I believe the outcome couldn’t have been any better. Taureau Group’s professionalism, thoroughness and insight were very valuable in achieving the successful outcome we did. I look forward to staying in touch, and I invite the opportunity to work together in the future. - John Topetzes, (Former) Owner, Sanborn Tube Sales of Wisconsin, Inc.
I trusted Taureau Group with the sale of my business and was pleased with the structured process meeting my objectives to maximize value and keep the business in the community. They approached hundreds of prospective buyers in a manner that created a lot of interest yet with full confidentiality. Although this was a business transaction, I appreciated the human approach their team had as they worked closely with me and my family throughout the process and relentlessly negotiated for our benefit. - Rick Blaha, Pak-Rite, Ltd.
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
Taureau Group got me through some very difficult times during the acquisition of our company, and I will never forget their friendship. - Peggy Lescrenier, (Former) President, Gammex, 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