Managing Partners Bio

Patrick Neal

Patrick Neal is the Co-Managing Partner at Stonemill Partners working with architects and engineers across the country. He started Stonemill Partners, Inc. in 2006 to help professional service firm owners and partners achieve their goals of growth by acquiring or their goals by selling their firms. This was after a successful career advising on mergers and acquisitions in the financial services industry.

Stonemill Partners has represented over 100 firms in successfully transitioning their firm since 2011. Patrick also is a former business owner, who sold his firm and his now helping others do what he did successfully with his sale. Patrick has successfully grown Stonemill Partners from their one office in Atlanta to 4 offices across the U.S.

When Patrick is not busy helping firms to sell or buy other firms he enjoys traveling, cooking, watching baseball and spending time with his wife and three children.

Al Lautenslager

Al Lautenslager is the Co-Managing Partner at Stonemill Partners, a mergers & acquisitions advisory firm for architectural firms. Al has been a business owner, a marketing consultant, a published best-selling author 6 times over, avid speaker and entrepreneur. Al has a background of merger and acquisition activity in the franchise market as well as professional services, small to mid-size businesses of all types.

When not fulling his professional responsibilities Al enjoys traveling, baseball, reading and he collects pizza.

Bradford Jones

Bradford Jones, Associate, is Series 66 licensed and registered financial advisor by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA formerly known as NASD), and has been a business owner and consultant for over 20 years. Brad has been involved in business providing management and operational expertise as well as strategic planning for growth of businesses.

Brad has bought and sold business in various sectors of the economy ranging from Retail to Transportation and everything in between. Brad is also a licensed Financial Advisor.

When away from work Brad spends as much time as possible with his family, and he is also an avid fan of baseball and football.