Western Capital Resources (WCR) is a publicly traded holding company based in Omaha, Nebraska. WCR is focused on growing through the acquisition of established lower middle market businesses with up to $100 million in sales.
WCR is industry agnostic and targets leaders in niche industries or geographies as well as opportunistic purchases of businesses that WCR can improve operationally. WCR has a particular interest in situations involving companies facing succession dilemmas, corporate divestitures and businesses in out-of-favor industries. Current holdings include companies in the franchising, retail and consumer finance space.
WCR’s strategy is to build a diversified portfolio of strong cash flow generating businesses. Our financial strength, long term view and operating expertise allow subsidiary companies to focus on growing and maximizing return on investment.
WCR strives to increase shareholder value through the acquisition and development of predictable, sustainable businesses. Furthermore, we are dedicated to responsibility in financial reporting, record keeping, accounting practices, and auditing.
WCR currently has holdings across 4 industries with 6 subsidaries!
– A global franchisor of 280
B2B print and marketing business centers, based in Salt Lake City, UT http://www.alphagraphics.com
Direct to Consumer Marketing
Jackson & Perkins - An online and catalog retailer of roses, plants, seeds and holiday gifts which sells products under the Jackson & Perkins, Wayside Gardens and Park Seed brands, based in Greenwood, SC
Van Dyke’s Restorers - An online and catalog retailer selling a vast assortment of home restoration hardware, decor and furniture, based in Greenwood, SC
PQH s Wireles– A dealer for Cricket Wireless, operating approximately 110 retail locations in 15 states as of June 1, 2015. Based in Omaha, NE
– An operator of three pawn locations in Iowa and Nebraska, based in Omaha, NE. http://www.paydayexpressomaha.com/pawn Wyoming Financial Lenders
– An operator of 50 retail locations providing consumer finance services in nine states, based in Omaha, NE http://www.paydayexpressomaha.com/home
John Quandahl is President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Capital Resources. Mr. Quandahl is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (inactive registrant) and has been with the company since its founding in 2007. An experienced operator, he is focused on the integration and operational improvement of acquired businesses.
Mr. Quandahl is an alumnus of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln where he received a BSBA degree in accounting.
Steve Irlbeck is the Chief Financial Officer of Western Capital Resources. As CFO, he is focused on the integration of acquired companies and their financial monitoring and controls. Mr. Irlbeck is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (inactive registrant) with more than 20 years of public accounting experience. He was a tax partner with Lutz & Company PC prior to joining WCR in 2009.
Mr. Irlbeck is an alumnus of the Creighton University where he received a BSBA degree in accounting.
Angel Donchev is the Chief Investment Officer of Western Capital Resources and is focused on the sourcing, acquisition and financing of new businesses. Mr. Donchev was previously a Principal at Blackstreet Capital, a private equity fund, and has more than 10 years experience investing in lower middle market businesses. Prior to Blackstreet Capital, Mr. Donchev was a generalist at Stephens, Inc., a middle-market investment bank.
Mr. Donchev is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin
| ||Market Value1 ||$47,393,498 ||a/o Jul 17, 2015 |
| ||Authorized Shares ||12,500,000 ||a/o May 19, 2015 |
| ||Outstanding Shares ||9,497,695 ||a/o Jul 1, 2015 |
| ||-Restricted ||Not Available |
| ||-Unrestricted ||Not Available |
| ||Held at DTC ||Not Available |
| ||Float ||206,620 ||a/o Jul 10, 2015 |
| ||Par Value ||Not Available |