Timothy P. Schmitt

Partner, Financial Advisory Services Group

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Timothy P. Schmitt is a partner in Aronson’s Financial Advisory Services Group and with Aronson Capital Partners. Tim has broad experience advising on buy and sell side M&A transactions and providing other corporate finance and strategic guidance to clients in the defense and government services industry. Tim’s deep understanding of the federal contracting environment enables him to articulate the unique strategic attributes of his clients and help shareholders achieve their short and long term strategic alternative objectives.

Tim has advised on over 20 transactions involving some of the most reputable strategic buyers and private equity firms focused on the defense and government contracting market. Representative notable transactions include the sale of:

  • Proteus Technologies to Polaris Alpha (portfolio company of Arlington Capital)
  • Force 3 to Sirius Computer Solutions (portfolio company of Kelso & Co)
  • Wavefront Technologies to Ball Aerospace
  • GSM Consulting to Preferred System Solutions (portfolio company of CM Equity)
  • Optimos to Acentia (portfolio company of Snow Phipps)
  • Kimmich Software Systems to Vistronix
  • Hawthorne Services to the Berger Group
  • Novonics Corporation to Camber Corporation (portfolio company of New Mountain Capital)
  • TexelTek to TASC (portfolio company of KKR / General Atlantic)
  • PMSI to KS International (portfolio company of DC Capital Partners)

Prior to joining Aronson, Tim worked in the Audit and Enterprise Risk Services practice of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, focusing on clients in the aerospace and defense industry. He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Registered Representative (Series 7) and Uniform Securities Registered Representative (Series 63).


  • University of Richmond: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (magna cum laude)

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