Larry Grimes – Chairman & Advisor

Gaithersburg, MD
Hilton Head, SC
Phone: (301) 253-5016

Larry Grimes served as President and Owner of W.B. Grimes & Company from 1985 until its sale in early 2018. During this time Grimes has personally handled the sale of hundreds of media properties while also directing the firm’s sports M&A advisory practice. Grimes has also provided consulting services to several start-up companies in the sports, film, new media, broadcast and direct mail/coupon industries. Today, Grimes serves as Chairman of Grimes, McGovern & Associates providing ongoing support and guidance to the Company’s media M&A team.
Grimes has considerable appraisal experience within the newspaper and B2B and B2C magazine and information industries. He has served as an expert witness in a variety of valuation cases involving divorce proceedings, change of ownership and estate planning. Grimes has served as a consultant to the Northern Virginia Small Business Development Center in affiliation with the Small Business Administration. He has assisted in the development of numerous business plans and their execution and has served as a Business Plan Reviewer for the National Institutes of Standards and Technology.