Value Visor is a boutique valuation and M&A firm located in South Dakota, with South Dakota work ethic and South Dakota Values.
The Value Visor Team
JD, CVA, CM&AA, Managing Partner, M&A, Business Valuation, Mediation, and Training
A licensed attorney, enrolled mediator, Certified Valuation Analyst through the National Association of Valuators and Analysts, and Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor through the Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors. Jamison brings over 20 years business development and transactional experience to the firm.
As an attorney, Jamison worked with business sales, transactional law, and business planning and succession. Jamison was the Director of the Governor’s Office of Strategic Initiative for the State of South Dakota, where he was a business recruiter, international relations lead, science and technology policy officer, and entrepreneur advisor. He was the Governor’s staff-lead working in conjunction with department heads and outside counsel on the due diligence on and acquisition of the Homestake Gold Mine. In the private sector he consulted on the Gluco Boy™ (now Bayer Didget® ) development and exit.
From 2011 until their merger with Sanford, he represented The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society on their nationwide home health and hospice acquisitions as their outside M&A advisor. Experienced in various sizes and types of transactions: large scale home health care acquisitions, restaurant franchises, distilleries, cattle companies, aviation services, etc., Jamison’s legal background and love for entrepreneurs keep him involved with all levels of business development: from start-ups and franchises, to larger acquisitions and sales.
He is a member of Murphy Business & Financial Corporation Mountain West’s Million Dollar sales club and was named “Rookie of the Year” for that region during his first year with Murphy, and has received the Murphy Mergers & Acquisition Award. He is a Dale Carnegie Highest Achievement Award Winner. He is an owner of the Dakota Lakes office for Murphy Business, and Managing Partner of Rounds International LLC and Value Visor. He is an active RV’er, was elected mayor of the town of Crooks, SD in 2015, and is married with four children.
Executive Director, M&A, Business Brokerage, Commercial Real Estate, Mediation
Tom Rounds brings 30 years business transactional and lending experience to bear in helping his clients “get the deal done.” He graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in Commercial Economics and then spent 3 years in Texas, working in telecommunications for GTE of the Southwest. An opportunity to work at a small local bank brought him and his family back to his hometown of Pierre where he has been working with the business community ever since.
Tom has worked with American State Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, and Home Federal Bank. He understands SBA 504 and 7A lending. He is also a business owner himself (he owns a graphic design/sign/t-shirt/sporting goods company and a distillery) and is familiar with operations, employee retention, and all aspects of starting and growing a business.
Tom loves reviewing the finances and putting the deal together. He understands the needs of the business owners. He also has developed the network in the region to match buyers with sellers and dreamers and doers with the right lenders.
In addition, Tom is a Past President and has served on the Pierre Economic Development Corporation Board (PEDCO) for 16 years. PEDCO honored him with its annual Vernon Schuetzle Award of Excellence for “Selfless in giving of themselves to the spirit of economic development in central South Dakota.”
He is also active in general service to his community having been Past President of the Pierre/Fort Pierre Exchange Club; PEDCO Board; Capitol Area Soccer Association; Pierre Youth Wrestling; Past Chairperson and served 23 years on the City of Pierre’s Park and Recreation Board; Hughes County Board of Adjustments; and Chairman of Hughes County Planning and Zoning Board.
Tom is married, has 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren.
MBA, Senior Analyst
Drew has worked as a financial modeler for Murphy Business Dakota Lakes since 2015. He has also worked in the Accounting Department at FISERV and the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society. He also runs Cosand Consulting LLC a financial modeling book keeping firm.
Jacob started as an intern and file clerk with the firm in 2016. He has since moved into the role of analyst and financial modeler, working year round for the firm while pursuing his undergraduate and MBA at the University of South Dakota on an accelerated program. He was recently received an outstanding finance student award at the University of South Dakota.
Office management, bookkeeping, file management
Michele has been the executive director at the Tri-Cities Home Builders Association, the Executive Director of the South Dakota Hotel and Lodging Association, and has successfully managed successful political campaigns including two gubernatorial campaigns.
Office management, bookkeeping, file management
Anna is an organizational expert who keeps our team in order and on task. She works with Cosand Consulting and Value Visor and is the office manager for a regional construction company. Anna is part time with us, but is essential with keeping things operating smoothly.
- Vision One Performance
- Value Opportunity Profile
- Murphy Business Dakota Lakes and Murphy Business Brokers (Corporate Franchise)
- Cosand Consulting
- Marvie Tschetter (Kick Ass Strong)
- Meraki Designs
We work with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) in finding affiliated, like-minded, and above all, qualified, regulatory valuators and expert witnesses.
We work with the Middle Market Alliance, specifically the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisitions Advisors (AM&AA) to find affiliated, like-minded, and above all, qualified M&A advisors across the United States and around the world.