Brady Paschke


Brady is a Transaction Advisory Services Manager in CLA’s Deal Services group. Brady provides services to private equity, privately held clients primarily in the manufacturing, business services, healthcare, and technology industries, which includes companies with domestic and global operations.

Brady’s experience managing due diligence projects includes buy-side quality of earnings, sell-side quality of earnings, working capital analysis, EBITDA analysis, financial statement analysis and reporting. Some examples of relevant experience are:

  • Project scoping and risk assessment
  • Identify and communicate both quantitative and qualitative transaction specific risks and findings
  • Assess the target’s ability to produce financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • EBITDA and EBITDA adjustment analysis
  • Analysis of stand-alone costs for carve-out transactions
  • Working capital analysis and true-up calculations
  • Balance sheet testing and analysis
  • Analysis of historical, projected and pro forma financial measures used in determining key transaction terms and valuation
  • Analysis of target’s industry, operations, assets, revenues and cost structure to identify any business, operational and financial matters which impact the potential transaction


  • Bachelor of arts, accounting, finance, Carthage College

In the community

  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries – Past WI President (MBBI)
  • Association of Corporate Growth (ACG)

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