Timmaron Capital Advisors
Timmaron Capital Advisors

Strategic corporate advisory services

Timmaron Capital Advisors provides the guidance and experience that a CEO, Board of Directors or Private Equity Investor needs to make critical business decisions.

We have led, created, and sold businesses. We have served on boards, taken firms public, repositioned and revitalized firms, entered new markets, restructured management teams, and dramatically improved corporate performance.

Unlike large consulting firms, our experienced partners lead each corporate advisory engagement and work directly with each client to find practical and implementable solutions to complex problems. Our clients benefit from the decades of personal management expertise we bring to each relationship. Clients choose us for our proactive support, broad industry expertise, and personal attention that helps them accomplish their strategic goals. We invite you to review our client list of successful engagements, from startups to Fortune 100 corporations.

Contact us today for a confidential exploration of how our capabilities meet your needs.

  • Timmaron Partner in the News

    Cyber Group benefits from fresh ideas of Dr. Shah's students at UT Jindal School of Management

    Looking to identify new business models that could lead to sustainable growth, Cyber Group partnered with Dr. Rajiv Shah's Entreprenurial Experience class.

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  • Timmaron Advisory services

    Dr. Rajiv Shah guides AptusCare

    AptusCare, a healthcare software startup that provides cloud-based patient care management, relies on the knowledge and expertise of Dr. Shah as they expand their company's services to healthcare providers.

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  • Timmaron Partner in the News

    Dr. Shah's students explore IoT healthcare solutions

    "Smart" devices for monitoring diabetes, breast cancer detection, and caring for Medicare patients were topics of high level business plans devised by UT management students, taught by Timmaron partner Dr. Rajiv Shah.

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  • Timmaron Insights

    What drives innovation and entrepreneurship today?

    Innovation and entrepreneurship have transformed the western world and made the US the most dominant economic power of today. Yet the information revolution and globalization are also transforming the world with potential to create a different future than we may expect.

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    Book available on Amazon
  • Future Trends

    How will emerging economies shape the future?

    An insightful analysis of the major factors affecting the US, China and India; their effects and likely futures. Lead author, Dr. Rajiv Shah, is a Timmaron Managing Partner. Available at Amazon Books.

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    Executive brief
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    Helping small businesses succeed

    Small businesses often need support and the US India Chamber of Commerce is working with the Texas Governor's office and Texas Workforce Commission to fill this need for Texas' small business owners and entrepreneurs.

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    Small business forum
  • Timmaron Partner in the News

    Master of Science (MS-SEM) program designed by Rajiv Shah is a national model

    The program combines upper-level engineering and management courses in a Master of Science degree. Such programs have seen a rise in popularity as employers seek to hire students with both technical knowledge and business savvy.

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    Dr. Rajiv Shah
  • Timmaron Partner in the News

    Partnering with RMS Aerospace to explore drone applications

    With RMS Aerospace, a team of UT Jindal entrepreneurship students investigated the viability of six business opportunities involving drones.

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    RMS Aerospace partners with Jindal entrepreneurs
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    AT&T taps UT entrepreneurship students for Smart Cities Project

    Smart Cities links wireless and telecommunications networks to help connect communities with city infrastructures. Dr. Shah's students focused on opportunities within five key vertical markets.

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  • Timmaron Partner in the News

    The early days at Caltech

    Rajiv Shah recounts his research working with Prof. Ahmed Zewail at Caltech in the '70s, and his pioneering work that ultimately led to a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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What We Do

Advise PE investors, energize the board and CEO team to maximize the success of business transformation

Timmaron Capital Advisors provides an “honest advisor” alternative. Our partners have actively managed companies and have strong track records of numerous successful business transformations.

Our experts augment your board and/or CEO’s executive team to accelerate your assessment or transformation, providing critical expertise from our network of experienced, motivated advisors and avoid conflicts of interest by M&A advisors and large consulting firms. We adapt proven methods for transformation to each situation and quickly but carefully clarify demands and opportunities for change.

We offer fresh faces, relevant experience, and highly-focused team players without operational distractions, commitment to “the old way” or fear of change. You will reduce risk, preserve confidentiality, increase the speed of implementation and save time and money.

Event-driven Project Management

  • Investment, M&A
  • New technology and markets
  • New threats or opportunities
  • Rethinking strategic vision


Private Equity Investor Advising

  • Provide in-depth industry insights
  • Assess new segments for attack
  • Offer sound business valuation
  • Define strategies for diversification


Competitive Intelligence

  • Review corporate strategy, goals, KPIs
  • Analyze competitors
  • Benchmark firm against competitors
  • Guide optimal implementatin of plans


Board of Directors Assessment

  • Identify gaps and offer recruiting recommendations
  • Develop board candidate list
  • Conduct board reviews


Board of Directors Participation

  • Member of Board of Directors
  • Board observer (on behalf of private equity investor)
  • Committee chairperson


CEO & Executive Team Assessment

  • Interview CEO and key executives
  • Develop Performance Improvement Plan
  • Develop coaching plans


Our Team

Rajiv Shah

Rajiv Shah

Managing Partner
Jack Mueller

Jack Mueller

jim carlisle2

Jim Carlisle


Timmaron Capital Advisors is led by a team of experts in business strategy, analysis and execution, honed through years of experience in corporate boardrooms, and in assisting clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to entrepreneurial startups.

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Our Experience

The members of Timmaron Capital Advisors have personally led consulting engagements and/or served as senior executives in each of the following organizations:

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  • ak steel
  • alcatel lucent
  • answerthink
  • apex
  • apple
  • arbitron
  • avon
  • caltech
  • centennial wireless
  • cerberus capital mgmt
  • chase
  • chrysler
  • cincinnati bell
  • citigroup
  • commscope
  • connexion
  • credit suisse
  • csx transportation
  • d and b
  • deutsche bank
  • ericsson
  • ford
  • gerson lehrman group
  • global options
  • goldman sachs
  • hearst corporation
  • heb
  • ibm
  • idearc
  • iridian technologies
  • itt
  • johnson and johnson
  • lsg sky chefs
  • mci worldcom
  • mckinsey and company
  • metroplex
  • millennium
  • nomura
  • north texas enterprise center
  • north texas rcic
  • primedia
  • rice
  • schering plough
  • silverlake
  • smu cox
  • sprint
  • startech
  • texas instruments
  • unilever
  • us army
  • us west
  • utd
  • valor
  • vectrix
  • vestar capital partners
  • welch carson anderson stowe
  • westinghouse
  • windstream communications
  • xerox

Contact Us

Timmaron Capital Advisors
Serving CEOs, Boards, &
Private Equity Investors

Contact us today for a confidential exploration of how our capabilities meet your needs.