Warren L. Widener

“Warren earned our transaction MVP award. His calm persistence and organizational skills are the glue that kept the deal on course and got it across the finish line. (A true bulldog.)”

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Warren has spent his entire career guiding successful owner-managers through capital gain transactions. Prior to joining Bigelow, Warren was a Senior Associate at The Presidio Group, a San Francisco-based boutique financial advisory firm focused on providing investment banking, private equity, and wealth management services to entrepreneurs. Throughout his career he has worked exclusively on mergers & acquisitions advisory and private capital raising, helping owner-managers with exit strategies and deal execution. His experience includes work across numerous industries such as niche manufacturing, technology-enabled business services, food and beverage, and automotive, among others.

Warren graduated from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with a Master of Business Administration and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University.

Originally from the New Hampshire Seacoast area, Warren currently lives in Portsmouth, NH and spends his free time with his wife and children in the outdoors, the hockey rink or on the ski mountains. He is dedicated to supporting his local community and currently serves on the board of the Arthritis Foundation for Northern New England. Warren is FINRA licensed Series 63 and 79.

Character Strengths

  • Capacity to love and be loved
  • Industry, diligence, and perseverance
  • Judgment, critical thinking, and open-mindedness
  • Curiosity and interest in the world
  • Honesty, authenticity, and genuineness