Heritage Capital Group Celebrates One Year Anniversary in Savannah, Georgia
One year ago, Heritage Capital Group opened its doors in Savannah, Georgia. The news cemented its long-term commitment to the city of Savannah. Bert Tenenbaum, principal, continues to manage the day to day operations while Daren Pietsch, industry specialist, focuses on manufacturing & distribution in Marietta and Glynn County, Georgia. Since the opening, the office has grown by adding Bill Skinner and Remer Lane, III.
Bill focuses on advising clients on merger and acquisition transactions as well as financial and strategic advisory services in all industries, with a focus in aerospace. He has over 33 years of financial management and leadership in public accounting as well as the aerospace industry.
Bill served in various financial leadership capacities, most recently as vice president – financial planning and treasurer, and previously corporate controller, for Gulfstream Aerospace, a leader in the business-jet industry and a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD). Over his career, Bill was actively involved in numerous M&A transactions, both in the aerospace industry, and while working previously with Deloitte LLP.
Remer Lane, III joined the firm recently and focuses on advising clients on merger and acquisition transactions as well as financial and strategic advisory services in all industries, with a focus in food and agriculture. Remer’s US portfolio includes agribusiness work with Savannah Foods & Industries, McKeany-Flavell Commodities and Louis Dreyfus Commodities, as well as consulting and analytical work for departments and agencies within the US government. As the general manager and chief financial officer for Navigator Gas Management (Isle of Man), he led construction of five petrochemical tankers in China ship operations and trading.
Remer spent eight years with Booz Allen Hamilton planning and implementing projects for the US, foreign governments and private industry in: southeastern Europe, EU, Russia-CIS, North and sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and southeast Asia. He was assigned to work with over 2,000 agricultural, apparel, tourism, information technology, pharmaceutical, furniture, and construction companies to assist them in their business organization, financial needs, production, processing, packaging, marketing, foreign market access, sales, distribution networks and customer service. He has organized participation in more than 200 trade shows in the US, France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Russia, UAE, Japan, Malaysia, and Serbia.
Remer has prepared trade and investment strategies for Serbia, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Georgia, Kosovo, Laos, Mozambique, Tajikistan, and Tanzania. His agribusiness work is credited with helping to increase export sales from Serbia, Egypt and Morocco by more than $2.5 Billion.
Since the opening, Heritage Capital has garnered engagements from local and regional companies including strategic advisory services, exiting planning, raising capital, and M&A.
“On September 25, 2019, we reached our one-year anniversary and I would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who have made it such a success,” said Don Wiggins, president. “We look forward to continuing to support the Georgia communities we serve.”