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Written on: April 4, 2022

Cetane Associates LLC is pleased to announce that Tamera Kovacs has joined its financial advisory firm as Director, effective April 1, 2022. Tamera Kovacs has spent the last 20+ years in the retail propane/delivered fuels industry with much of that time performing M&A advisory, business consulting, transition planning, and business valuation services. Tamera is a regular speaker at industry trade shows and she is a published author for business trade journals.

Tamera has touched every aspect of sale transactions including financial modeling, valuation analysis, confidential marketing, due diligence, contract review and negotiation of final closing documents. Her experience and skills are the perfect fit for clients seeking an experienced professional advisor.

Before joining Cetane Associates, Tamera spent 23 years with Propane Resources in various roles including senior advisor for their M&A consulting group. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri–Columbia as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Baker University.

Steve Abbate, Managing Director and Principal of Cetane, commented “We are thrilled to have Tamera join our team. Tamera’s experience and knowledge will add to the strength of our company as we continue to expand our services throughout the industry. Her ability to connect with clients to help them achieve their goals and her extensive knowledge of valuations plus her experience in guiding clients through business transitions will enhance our value to our clients.”