As the Founder and Chairman of reputable Middle-Market M&A firm Generational Equity, Dr. John Binkley is highly-regarded as a businessman, both in his home of Dallas, Texas and across the nation. The firm has helped many business owners and facilitated the transfer of nearly $4 billion in wealth for its clients. However, while Dr. Binkley is rightly proud and deeply invested in the growth of the firm and the support it offers company owners throughout North America, Dr. Binkley considers himself a Man of God first.
Indeed, Dr. John Binkley’s business education began at the Cox School of Business from South Methodist University, where he still has strong connections to his alma mater. His further education reflected his dedication to his faith; Dr. Binkley completed his Master’s and Doctorate in Ministry from Phoenix University of Theology, one of the first people to receive this distinction. He now serves as Chancellor at this very university, playing a role in the education of the next generations of students. Furthermore, Dr. Binkley is also the Dean of the Institute of Christian Maturity.
Dr. Binkley’s commitment to the Church extends to his work on the Board of Directors for several faith-based organizations. These include Here’s Life Africa, who share the gospel of Christ throughout Africa and train/equip pastors for villages across the continent, and Iran Alive Ministries, which seeks to transform the lives of Iranians through viral evangelism and practical leadership development. In addition, he is also on the board for the unique Christian Cultural Center, fusing a cathedral, Smithsonian and college campus into one dynamic spiritual experience. Dr. Binkley’s tenure the helm of Generational Equity helps ensure the success of these associations in spreading the word of The Lord.
Dr. John Binkley has also been on over 100 mission trips since 1995, visiting 66 countries in the process. On these missions, he has participated in and partnered with some of the biggest organizations in the United States and globally, such as the Christian Men’s Network, Global Advance and Goshen International. This endeavor to spread the word of God is continued in Dr. Binkley’s work as a philanthropist and published author. His book, Character is King, charts a road map to help others discover the path that God has designated for you. Comparable to his work crafting Generational Equity’s comprehensive process for business owners to prepare for a successful exit, this offers universal truths and a complete plan to following His eternal plan.
Both his pursuits in business and his faith play a huge part in defining Dr. John Binkley, as well as his love of family. His son, Ryan Binkley, now directs the continued growth of Generational Equity as the firm’s President and CEO, allowing Dr. Binkley to devote more time to his loved ones and his work with missionaries and the Church. He remains active in the business in his role as Chairman, and his foundations have allowed the organization to thrive and establish a strong presence in the Middle-Market M&A sphere. Now, Generational Equity employs a specialist team of over 200 M&A professionals and has won over 40 awards from recognizable publications, including The M&A Advisor, Thomson Reuters and Inc. 500.
As a businessman and a Man of God, Dr. John Binkley continues to be committed to company growth, spiritual growth and personal growth, both for himself and those he interacts with on God’s path.
You can read more about Dr. John Binkley on his LinkedIn profile. Also, you can learn more about Dr. Binkley’s company Generational Equity on their official website.