Michael S. Wurst is a Director of Graphic Arts Advisors. Michael has had a lifelong dedication to the printing industry. During his tenure as CEO of the Henry Wurst company in Kansas City, Michael grew the company and diversified its service offering by making multiple acquisitions throughout the country and established a substantial western presence through acquisitions and plant consolidations in the Denver, CO, area. Michael brings this considerable first-hand experience in providing professional guidance for GAA's clients.
Michael completed the sale of Henry Wurst, Inc., in 2019. During his tenure as CEO, he achieved sales growth of 124% over six years, became one of the top three printing companies in the Denver market through six acquisitions, reached $110 million in revenues, and maintained ranking in the top 50 printers in the U.S.
Active in both industry and civic organizations, Michael has served on the Printing Industries of America (PIA) Board of Directors, was named PIA MidAmerica Kansas City Printing Executive of the Year in 2002 and was inducted into the Printing Impressions / Rochester Institute of Technology Printing Industry Hall of Fame in 2018.
Mergers & Acquisitions / Purchase or sale of business
Strategic & Financial Advisory
Capital structure & funding