We believe that

LEADERSHIP COMES FIRST

Black Diamond Leadership TEAM

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CHRISTIAN BALDWIN

MANAGING DIRECTOR

As founder and Managing Director of Black Diamond Mergers & Acquisitions, Christian directs the M & A services and manages top client relationships and business strategy.

He is responsible for the overall health of the business and growth of the firm through business development and client satisfaction.

Executive Assistant

LEAH EDWARDS

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Leah joined the Black Diamond team in 2021 as the Executive Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for helping improve company procedures, managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner, and acting as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners.

M & A Leader

ROBERT EDMUNDS

M&A LEADER

Robert Edmunds is the M&A Leader at Black Diamond. He is responsible for generating transactions and leading clients through the process of buying or selling their businesses.

Over the past 35 years, Robert has led large organizations and played a role in developing multiple leaders who have had very successful careers.

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Lane Auth

M&A ASSOCIATE

Lane Auth is an M&A associate at Black Diamond. He is responsible for generating transactions and leading clients through the process of buying or selling their businesses.

M&A Leader

RYAN WAGNER

KANSAS CITY M&A LEADER

Ryan Wagner joined Black Diamond in 2021 as the M&A leader in Kansas City and the surrounding area.  He is responsible for generating transaction opportunities and leading clients through the process of buying or selling their business.

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MANAGING DIRECTOR

CHRISTIAN BALDWIN

As founder and Managing Director of Black Diamond Mergers & Acquisitions, Christian directs the M & A services and manages top client relationships and business strategy.

He is responsible for the overall health of the business and growth of the firm through business development and client satisfaction.

M & A Leader

M&A LEADER

ROBERT EDMUNDS

Robert Edmunds is the M&A Leader at Black Diamond. He is responsible for generating transactions and leading clients through the process of buying or selling their businesses.

Over the past 35 years, Robert has led large organizations and played a role in developing multiple leaders who have had very successful careers.

M&A Leader

KANSAS CITY M&A LEADER

RYAN WAGNER

Ryan Wagner joined Black Diamond in 2021 as the M&A leader in Kansas City and the surrounding area.  He is responsible for generating transaction opportunities and leading clients through the process of buying or selling their business.

Executive Assistant

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Leah Edwards

Leah joined the Black Diamond team in 2021 as the Executive Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for helping improve company procedures, managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner, and acting as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners.

Lane Auth Black Diamond Intern

M&A Associate

Lane Auth

Lane Auth is an M&A associate at Black Diamond. He is responsible for generating transactions and leading clients through the process of buying or selling their businesses.

BLACK DIAMOND STUDENT INTERNS

Black Diamond mentors University of Arkansas students from the Walton College of Business to provide opportunities for hands-on business experience.

Internships at Black Diamond

HARRISON GOOLEY

MARKETING INTERN

Harrison Gooley is the Marketing Intern at Black Diamond. He is responsible for collecting qualitative and quantitative data for marketing campaigns. He performs market analysis and conducts research on competition, buyers, and clients. In addition, Harrison supports the marketing team in daily administrative activities.

Harrison is a junior at the University of Arkansas, graduating in 2022. He is studying marketing at the Walton College of Business. Some of his many passions are hunting, fishing, and cheering on the Chiefs.

Harrison prides himself in his strong work ethic and is looking forward to learning from and working alongside the Black Diamond team.

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CHANDLER LUEBBERT

FINANCE INTERN

Chandler Luebbert is the Finance Intern at Black Diamond. He is responsible for preparing financial reports and financial spreads. Additionally, he helps with interpreting balance sheets and income statements. Chandler assists with research, electronic filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records.

Chandler is a senior at the University of Arkansas graduating in Spring 2021. He is majoring in finance banking while minoring in management. His hobbies include traveling, enjoying the outdoors, and watching/talking sports. He is also a die-hard Blues fan and Chiefs fan.

Chandler is a determined individual who possesses a strong ability to analyze and interpret financial reports. He is excited to start his professional journey with Black Diamond and looks forward to helping you and your business.

Landers Moss Intern at Black Diamond

Landers moss

FINANCE INTERN

Landers Moss is the Finance Intern at Black Diamond. He is responsible for preparing financial reports and financial spreads. Additionally, he helps with interpreting balance sheets and income statements. Landers assists with research, electronic filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records.

Landers is a junior at the University of Arkansas graduating in Spring 2023. He is double majoring in Accounting and Financial Management. His hobbies include hunting, traveling, golf, and tennis.

Landers is excited to start his professional journey with Black Diamond and is eager to help you and your business.

Internships at Black Diamond

MARKETING INTERN

HARRISON GOOLEY

Harrison Gooley is the Marketing Intern at Black Diamond. He is responsible for collecting qualitative and quantitative data for marketing campaigns. He performs market analyses and conducts research on competition, buyers, and clients. In addition, Harrison supports the marketing team in daily administrative activities.

Harrison is a junior at the University of Arkansas, graduating in 2022. He is studying marketing at the Walton College of Business. Some of his many passions are hunting, fishing, and cheering on the Chiefs.

Harrison prides himself in his strong work ethic and is looking forward to learning from and working alongside the Black Diamond team.

Black Diamond MA Internship

FINANCE INTERN

CHANDLER LUEBBERT

Chandler Luebbert is the Finance Intern at Black Diamond. He is responsible for preparing financial reports and financial spreads. Additionally, he helps with interpreting balance sheets and income statements. Chandler assists with research, electronic filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records.

Chandler is a senior at the University of Arkansas graduating in Spring 2021. He is majoring in finance banking while minoring in management. His hobbies include traveling, enjoying the outdoors, and watching/talking sports. He is also a die-hard Blues fan and Chiefs fan.

Chandler is a determined individual who possesses a strong ability to analyze and interpret financial reports. He is excited to start his professional journey with Black Diamond and looks forward to helping you and your business.

Landers Moss Intern at Black Diamond

FINANCE INTERN

Landers Moss

Landers Moss is the Finance Intern at Black Diamond. He is responsible for preparing financial reports and financial spreads. Additionally, he helps with interpreting balance sheets and income statements. Landers assists with research, electronic filing, data entry, and recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records.

Landers is a junior at the University of Arkansas graduating in Spring 2023. He is double majoring in Accounting and Financial Management. His hobbies include hunting, traveling, golf, and tennis.

Landers is excited to start his professional journey with Black Diamond and is eager to help you and your business.

At the core of 

WHO WE ARE

Since 2013, Black Diamond Mergers & Acquisitions has focused on serving the needs of business owners through every step of their journey.

CORE VALUES

Our core values by which we operate are accountability, family values, hard work, integrity, and excellence.

OUR MISSION

Black Diamond Mergers & Acquisitions’ mission is to help people increase the value of their companies and convert their equity into real dollars at the right time.

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ACCOUNTABILITY

We hold our team members accountable to meet objectives on time.

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FAMILY VALUES

We foster an environment where we incorporate faith, family, and fun into our daily work routine.

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HARD WORK

We always strive to meet our goals and objectives and we are diligent in finding solutions.

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INTEGRITY

We must be honest and ethical in all circumstances: with ourselves, our clients, and all of those which we come into contact.

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Excellence

We always aim for excellence in the way we work, our communication, and the way we treat others.

Knowing the details is what we do.