Maryann Ford
Managing Director

Maryann Ford joined Chapman Associates following a successful career of more than 30 years in manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, and mergers and acquisitions. 

An executive with extensive mergers and acquisitions experience she has expertise in due diligence, valuations, post-merger integration, carve-outs, and strategic planning.  She earned her BBA in Management from Pace University and her MS in International Management in the Sloan Fellowship program at London Business School.

Most recently an entrepreneur in healthcare, Maryann started, grew, and transacted her own healthcare services business.  This is an industry undergoing transformation through steady consolidations.  As a consultant, she supported her clients in the transaction range of $5 million through successful, lucrative acquisitions.  In preparation for these transactions, she consulted on a variety of value maximizing business improvements.  She is a Certified Compliance Officer.

As a member of Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Services team, Maryann was a management consultant on M&A transactions in investment banking (supporting the largest transaction in asset management history), automotive, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, and cosmetics. 

During her tenure at DHL, Maryann led the Americas team in the multi-billion acquisition and global consolidation of Airborne Express, Danzas Air & Ocean, and DHL Express. 

At Engelhard Corporation, now BASF, she worked with chemical, petroleum, environmental, pigments and additives, and paper manufacturing as well as precious and base metal trading.  She was instrumental in the acquisition of several chemical manufacturers, both domestic and international.

Maryann represents buyers and sellers throughout the Middle Atlantic and U.S. primarily in manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare.

Current residents of Morristown, NJ, Maryann and her husband have three children, three grandchildren and a dog who considers herself a child.  An avid reader and international traveler, Maryann is working on her golf game. 

Industry practice groups:

  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare

Contact information

In New Jersey:
51 Pippins Way
Morristown, NJ 07960
Telephone (862) 222-5975

In Florida:
14391 B Harbour Landings Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Telephone (862) 222-5975

E-Mail: [email protected]

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