Bill Whiston brings over 30 years of Safety, Distribution, & Equipment Rental industry specific expertise to the Transworld M&A team. Bill is a Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP) with a primary service area focused on lower-middle market transactions ($5mm-$50mm) having both buy-side and sell-side experience in a number of industry concentrations. In 1995, Bill Whiston co-founded Safety Source, Inc. a dominant, multi-location regional distributor of safety equipment and supplies before successfully monetizing in 2015. Bill has served as Chairman of the Board of Safety Marketing Group, an international buying cooperative, representing 50+ independent distributors approaching $1B in annual revenue as well as being former President of the American Society of Safety Engineers in Mobile, AL. In 2018 Whiston joined Transworld M&A bringing his experience and business acumen to serve business owners along the Gulf Coast in all of their succession and exit planning needs.