Mr. O’Connor has over 23 years of beverage industry experience with the majority focused specifically on acquisitions, divestitures and the capital structuring of beverage distribution businesses. Prior to forming OMAC Beverage Advisors, John served as Managing Director at First Beverage Group, where he co-led the mergers and acquisitions group with Sean McLaren. John also served as Vice President of Wholesaler System Development at Anheuser-Busch, Inc., a group focused on distributor strategy, mergers and acquisitions. He has executed dozens of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures involving beverage distributors, suppliers, brands and importers. Additionally, he managed equity investments in several distributors that collectively generated over $750 million in revenue. John brings vast transaction knowledge and experience to our team, providing a unique perspective to our clients.