UNITED STATES BROKERS & AGENTS
ADVANCED BUSINESS BROKERS, INC
JEFFREY JONES (Texas)
ASA, CBA, CBI, Owner/Designated Broker
EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS: Jeff holds a masters degree in business from Pepperdine University and is licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission. He is a designated member of: • The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) • The Institute of Business Appraisers (CBA) • The Texas Association of Business Brokers (BCB) • The International Business Brokers Association (CBI). APPRAISAL AND BUSINESS BROKERAGE EXPERIENCE: Jeff is President of Advanced Business Brokers. Since 1976, he has been involved in appraising and selling small to midsize businesses, including manufacturing, distribution, retail and service companies. He and his staff have sold over 1,000 businesses in Texas and the Southwest United States. As President of Certified Appraisers, Inc., he manages the firm’s multi-discipline appraisal practice, including the valuation of businesses, machinery and equipment, and real estate. He frequently testifies in depositions and courts of law as an expert witness on valuation issues. His clients include closely held companies, publicly-held companies, the IRS and other governmental agencies. As a member of SCORE, the U. S. Small Business Administration’s business consulting group, Jeff serves as an instructor and counselor for entrepreneurs starting new businesses, or helping existing business owners improve their profitability. PUBLICATIONS, ARTICLES, AND SPEECHES Jeff is the co-editor of the Handbook of Business Valuation and Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook for Small and Midsize Companies published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has written many articles on valuation and merger & acquisition issues, and is a featured speaker at many professional associations. firstname.lastname@example.org (713) 680-3290
AMERICAN MOTEL HOTEL BROKERS
MIKE SPRINKLE (Arizona & California)
CEO/Chairman American Motel Hotel Brokers Network, American Motel Hotel Brokers of Arizona as Designated Broker
Mike Sprinkle began his real estate career after a successful management career with Proctor and Gamble. Mr. Sprinkle helped create AMHB Network in 1970. Today, he is Chairman and CEO of the company and considered one of America’s most knowledgeable hospitality / lodging specialists. Mr. Sprinkle has personally negotiated successfully over $900 Million in Hotel / Motel / Casino Sales. He has also supervised and managed over $16 Billion in Hotel / Motel / Casino Sales.
PAUL PARASHAR (Arizona)
Executive Director of International Hospitality Division
S. Paul is Director of International Business Development at AMHB Network. Paul’s work experience as business executive, consultant and advisor spans over 45 years. He has lived and worked in Asia, Middle East and North America. He speaks English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. Paul holds Real Estate Broker License in CA, MD, VA and Sales Person License in AZ. Prior to joining, AMHB Network, he had worked as Associate Broker at Sunbelt Business Brokers, Irvine, CA Office, and Sales Person with Diamond Back Realty, AZ and Pro-formance Concept Realty, AZ. Paul holds PhD in Finance and is a Certified Main Street Business Broker (CMSBB). He specializes in Hotel and Motel Valuation and Investment advisory services. He is a highly educated, experienced and well rounded personality and his clients love him. He may be reached at email@example.com
JACK WILLIAMSON (Arizona)
V.P./Associate Broker/Director of Member Development
Mr. Williamson began working as a full time Broker in early 1994. He became Senior Vice President of the AMHB Network to aid the company in its expansion efforts throughout the US. He has had success in opening several new offices for the company in places including Texas, Colorado, Utah and New Jersey. He has listed and sold millions of dollars worth of hotels, motels and land during his tenure. Mr. Williamson has also held executive positions with Ramada and major USA management companies. He has also owned and operated resorts and hotels in Arizona for many years.
BROKERS GUILD CLASSIC, LTD
ALEX KOVACS, CCIM (Colorado)
Alex K. Kovacs, CCIM is a licensed real estate broker in Colorado and Florida, and is a highly experienced real estate consultant. He has been active in the real estate industry for over 35 years. His professional experience has been in commercial brokerage, entitlements, the fee preparation of real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, rent analyses and market studies specializing in hospitality, resort, and land development. Alex has a Master’s degree in Real Estate from the University of Florida, and has earned the prestigious MAI and SRA appraisal designations, although not currently an active appraiser. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of commercial property types ranging from hotels and resorts to mixed use developments
DIAMOND REAL ESTATE
CHUCK PLATT (Montana)
I have lived in Billings Montana since 1959 and I would I consider this “The Last Best Place! I started my real estate career in 1980. Since then, I have been involved in various facets of the business including: residential sales and development, commercial sales and development, business brokerage, land & building development, investment properties, IRC 1031 exchanges, leasing, property management, strategic planning & problem solving and buyer representation.
My specialty is “Hospitality Brokerage.” I work with Motels & Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Casino’s and Licenses. In 2018, Montana had over 12.4 Million non-resident visitors that spent $3.7 Billion, directly supported 44,670 jobs statewide and generated $230 Million in state & local taxes. In addition to my membership in AMHB, American Motel Hotel Brokers network, I am also a member of the Montana Tavern Owners Association and the Billings Chamber of Commerce.
HAJARI REALTY, INC
MEHUL HAJARI (Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, & North Carolina)
- M.B.A. | FINANCE & MANAGEMENT | LOYOLA UNIVERSITY
- Hospitality experienced – with over a decade of knowledge and first-hand understanding
- Motivated, results oriented (CLOSE DEALS!), and well organized to get deals done
- Licensed Broker in Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina
- Relationship driven and professionally acclimated to providing an unparalleled service
- Hobbies: Traveling, Reading, Exercising, and Spending time with family
HAMILTON REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
MICHAEL T. HAMILTON (Alabama & Texas)
Michael Hamilton, ABR, is an experienced licensed real estate broker with 16 years working in Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas specializing in residential, commercial, and business sales who is frequently used as a consultant to other real estate professionals.
Honesty, integrity, determination and dedication are philosophies that Michael strives for in every aspect of his life. His innovative approach using technology to improve customer care, general marketing, negotiations, and refine office management within real estate has secured him as a top producing agent for 10 consecutive years. Michael takes pride in delivering exceptional service and developing lifelong relationships with his clients.
Michael serves on the Political and Governmental Advisory Board and is a committed member of his church and community.
TANGELA BOND (Alabama)
Tangela is a conscientious Realtor who exudes credibility, commitment, and determination. Her passion for real estate is apparent through her excellent communication skills and her warm and friendly approach. As a native Houstonian, she has witnessed the city’s great transformation into a diverse, bustling metropolis. Her enthusiasm to help foster that transformation, fueled by her intimate knowledge of the region, inspired her to become a Realtor in 2012.
Tangela attended the University of Houston, where she studied Business Administration and Marketing. Tangela has worked with Federal, State, County, and City elected officials on public policy and community initiatives and brings a commitment to work hard, listen and follow through to the real estate profession. Being intentional about building relationships with clients, and more importantly, maintaining those relationships through consistent and effective communication, is a primary focus for her.
Anchored by professional excellence and integrity, Tangela offers the complete package, including unparalleled personal service, strong negotiating skills, business insight, and determination to meet the needs of her clients. She is energized and committed, with a strong work ethic that will guarantee her clients will achieve their goals. Bottom line, she is going to get the job done properly and professionally!
Since 2005, Tangela has partnered with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to support families affected by neuromuscular disease. She has sat on the board of multiple community organizations and currently serves as an advisory board member for The Greater Houston Partnership. For over 20 years, she has coordinated events and activities for various organizations and supports multiple initiatives to educate, elevate, and empower women entrepreneurs. In short, Tangela loves to help people!
HCBRE – HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL BROKERS
PAT GREEN (Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, N & S Dakota, Wyoming)
- 25 years Brokerage and Hospitality Management
- Serving Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming
- One of America’s Most Respected Hospitality / Lodging Specialists
- Top Five Producers in America
GRANT EDMUNDS (Wyoming)
Grant Edmunds began his real estate career in 2010 after earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance at the University of Wyoming. Minoring in entrepreneurship was a stepping stone into real estate. For the past 6 years Grant has been working with Pat Green and his commercial team specializing in: Hospitality, Retail, Multi-Family, NNN and Industrial Properties.
RILEY HUNTER (Wyoming)
Riley Hunter grew up Wyoming as the sixth generation of their family ranch. After attending the University of Wyoming in 2006 he received a degree in finance with a minor in real estate. For the past 10 years Riley has been working with Pat Green and his commercial team specializing in: Hospitality, Retail, Multi-Family, NNN and Industrial Properties.
PACIFIC STAR R.E. & SIERRA PACIFIC MORTGAGE
HEMANT K. PRASAD (N. California)
I started my career in Real Estate at the age of 18, and received my broker’s license in San Mateo County. I was the youngest salesperson to obtain my broker’s license at the time. By 28, I started Sierra Pacific Mortgage Corporation. As my company grew and I expanded my business in the Greater Sacramento area in 1995 and started Pacific Star Real Estate. With my vast knowledge and expertise in this industry, helping you make the best possible decisions is my number one priority.
JASMINE PRASAD (N. California)
The Real Estate and Mortgage Business have had my focused attention for the past 15 years. Underwriting and processing loans in both retail and wholesale transactions has given me extensive knowledge in both the lending process and in real estate. It is my desire to ensure all my clients get the quality and service they deserve to attain their selling and/or purchasing goals while also helping relieve the stress and anxiety that so often occurs with such transactions. I am very good at what I do. Contact me to find out for yourself.
PROMISED LAND REALTY, LLC
RANDY WILLSON (Michigan)
As a current hotel owner/operator who has successfully owned and operated two other properties, I understand all aspects of the hospitality business. It is part of my fabric.
19+ years in the Real Estate business gives me true insight into the requirements of both buyers and sellers. I take great pride in conducting business ethically, morally, and honestly focusing on the needs of my buyers/sellers.
I have been married since 1997 and am a very proud father of four children. Spending time with my family gives me great joy although, when time permits, I also enjoy the outdoors through gardening, fishing and hunting.
THE BUSINESS GROUP INC
DAN SPERRY (Illinois)
Dan Sperry's entrepreneurial pursuits over the last 15 years have allowed him to be involved in starting, acquiring, operating and investing in dozens of businesses and commercial property interests. These include hospitality management, hotel investment property, retail, service, real estate brokerage and commercial property development. Since 2002, his focus has been on business sales, mergers and acquisitions throughout the Midwest.
Mr. Sperry has also had the opportunity to become involved in the franchise industry, both as a franchise owner of a real estate office and retail store front, as well as representing buyers and sellers of various franchise operations. He also represented numerous independently owned businesses.
Mr. Sperry's diverse background as an owner and operator of businesses helps him to relate to the same challenges his clients face when they are in the process of selling their business. Through his experience Mr. Sperry can quickly identify the challenges that arise when selling a business and work toward achieving possible solutions. Mr. Sperry can relate to seller concerns and understands the idiosyncrasies involved in selling their business.
With a leading approach to client service and a passion for results, Dan built his reputation on leading his buyers and sellers through the complex lifecycle of a business acquisition. Based out of our Chicago office, Dan is our specialist in the sale of motel and hotel properties throughout the Midwest.
TRANSWORLD BUSINESS ADVISORS
CAROLYN JOHNSON (Nevada)
Carolyn Johnson has a diverse and extensive background in business brokerage. As President of Transworld Business Advisors & Nevada Realty, she assist people with the confidential sale of their businesses and assist people searching to purchase new franchises or develop their existing businesses into nationwide franchises. Transworld Business Advisors is the world leader in marketing the sale of businesses and franchises. Carolyn’s background includes everything from restaurants, motels, hotels and retail to start-up companies including disciplines of engineering, electric motors, sustainability, green technologies, environmental management, power industry including simple cycle and combined cycle, water distribution companies, nuclear testing, nuclear weapons, and nuclear power. Her vast field of knowledge and experience makes Carolyn and her team a valued addition to the AMHB Network Family.
JOSEPH BOYLAN (Nevada)
Your “Las Vegas Business Connection”, I am a Business Broker in the Las Vegas area. With decades of business experience in the local marketplace. I can assist in both purchase and sale of Lodging Properties.
TERRANCE T JONES (Nevada)
Whether you are contemplating on selling or buying, you owe it to yourself to call Terrance Jones. There is no obligation, just a confidential and honest conversation about your current and future goals, as well as your wants and needs as they pertain to those goals. He will be able to offer you sound advice and insight with a clear road map that helps move you toward those goals throughout the process of selling and/or buying.
CANADA BROKERS & AGENTS
SUNBELT BUSINESS BROKERS – CANADA
Greg Kells, Lifetime Certified Business Intermediary, Life Member Institute of Business Appraisers, Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser, Certified Senior Business Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary, Fellow of the IBBA, Licensed Business/Real Estate Broker, is President of Sunbelt Business Brokers Inc. (Canada). His focus on Sunbelt’s development has made Sunbelt the premiere Canadian Business Brokerage, dominating local markets through superior services, delivered by professional brokers, using effective marketing programs and supported by appropriate technology, training, large national and international networks, and proven methodology.
Mr. Kells is an international entrepreneur with extensive business development, marketing, and management experience. He has served as president/chairman of companies in a variety of industries.
Greg is very much a hands-on CEO and his skills and experience are a significant asset to colleagues and clients. He has been a guest lecturer at Harvard, Yale, and Duke Universities as well as at numerous Canadian Colleges. He enjoys mentoring and is involved in teaching at Sunbelt, at the International Business Brokers Association, the National Equipment and Business Brokers Institute and the Society of Business Analysts.
He is the supportive husband to contemporary artist Gayle Kells and is the proud father of three children and three Grandchildren. Greg is involved in his community on various levels including being the Chair of the Canadian Institute of Nature, the founding Chair of the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution and current Chair of the National Aquatics Institute. He serves as President of International Business Brokers Association Canada and is active in numerous community organizations.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Phil has been involved in the Mergers & Acquisitions space for over 20 years as a private consultant. He has also personally owned and sold multiple companies over the past 30 years. In January of 2018, Phil joined the professional organization of Sunbelt Business Brokers head office in Canada.
Previously, Phil held senior roles in sales management, agricultural development, hardware distribution, manufacturing & distribution, automotive supply & service and clothing manufacturing & distribution all on an international basis.
As an architect of national/international retailer networks, sales channels, supply channel management and vertical manufacturing operations, Phil is adept at strategic & financial management, proforma planning and budget management exceeding $30M. He possesses a strong instinct for interpreting shifts in market trends and P&L data helping to strengthen business development plans, drive dramatic revenue growth, cash flows and EBITDA performance.
CBI (Certified Business Intermediary) IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)
MBA – University of Toronto
CM&AP (Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional) – Kennesaw State University Realtor – Ontario Real Estate Association
Andrew Saikaley entered Business Brokerage in January 2017 after many years as owner/operator of multiple food and beverage establishments. Andrew brings this expertise in corporate structure, finance options, and deal structure to link both buy- and sell-side participants.
As a fiduciary, Andrew has successfully brokered multiple deals by maintaining excellent buyer/seller relations through closing and post-closing transition phases. Andrew thrives on delivering satisfaction to clients throughout the industry.
Certified Mainstreet Business Broker – CMSBB
Real Estate Sales Representative – RECO
International Business Brokers Association Member – IBBA
MEXICO BROKERS & AGENTS
Studies: In 1979, obtained Bachelor Economics degree. 1981 obtained Law degree and professional license.
Real Estate Experience: Initiated into Real Estate activity in 1982. In 1984 created a company dedicated to the development and construction of houses, warehouses, and the development of low income homes, high income suburban subdivisions. Also in 1984, created the company Hard Assets Market dedicated to buying and selling hard assets such as real estate, gold coins, silver and diamonds. Founded another company of real estate in 1986 which he transformed into the franchise which acquired the MASTER FRANCHISE of Realty World for the Mexican Republic and today is one of the three largest and top Real Estate companies in México in which he currently holds the position of CEO.
General Activities: Member of National Association of Realtors, active member and President of Mexico’s Chapter of the Federación Internacional de Profesiones Inmobiliarias (FIABCI) for 2014,2015 and 2016 whose headquarters are located in Paris, France. Active member of the American Chamber (AmCham). Has participated also as broker in the most important real estate transactions for global companies that have invested in Mexico such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Mattel, Sanyo, Siemmens and General Electric.