About John D. Wagner

John D. Wagner is the award-winning author of 14 books on construction, the digital supply chain, and corporate management; he has also published one young adult novel and a book of poetry. He has written more than 2,000 journalism articles about business topics, home building, and commercial construction, among other topics. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Asian Wall Street Journal, LBM Journal, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, JLC, and many other media outlets. His commentary has been heard on National Public Radio's All Things Considered. John is an adjunct professor of business and architecture at Norwich University.

John is also a Managing Director of 1stWest Mergers and Acquisitions, a boutique investment banking and advisory firm dedicated to serve private businesses worldwide in the lower middle-market with sales of $10 to $100 million. John focuses on M&A work in the construction, manufacturing, and software sectors. Visit www.1stWestMA.com to learn more.