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