Fresno Business Brokers

Ron Centers

Phone: 209-406-5970
Email:
rcenters@business-team.com

Professional Affiliations:
California Licensed Real Estate Agent

Background/Experience:
Ron Centers is a seasoned business broker, business owner, and senior manager with extensive experience in small business sales, start-up, planning, marketing, and operations. Ron graduated with honors from California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration, Marketing. Before starting his own retail and restaurant businesses, Ron had 10 years of experience as a Director and Product Marketing Manager for computer software and services companies. With 10+ years of direct experience in franchising, retail, and restaurant management, Ron understands the challenges of today’s small family-owned businesses and enjoys working with firms in all industries.

G. Robert Allen, Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary

Phone: 209-482-5202
Email:
boballen100@gmail.com

Professional Affiliations:
IBBA, M&A Source, ACG, Calif. Licensed Real Estate Broker

Background/Experience:
Background/Experience: Bob has a B.A. from Macalester College in St.Paul, MN. and did post graduate work at the University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School. Bob's experience includes previous ownership of a manufacturing company and an import distribution business. He has also served as a management consultant, corporate division president and corporate sales/marketing vice president. He has been a Business Intermediary for the past 22 years and holds the designations International "Certified Business Intermediary" (CBI) and Merger & Acqusisiton Master Intermediary (M&AMI). With personal offices in Stockton, Fresno, and Rancho Mirage Bob serves clients with revenue of $5 Million to $50 Million. We maintain a list of 300+ private equity groups who invest in manufacturing, distribution, and service businesses. Example of experience in manufacturing (auto parts, food products,CNC), service(trade schools, health care, commercial landscape), distribution (auto aftermarket, landscape equipment, food products), miscellaneous (research labs, marinas,) this is only a few types of the over 200 transactions completed. You can reach Bob at boballen100@gmaol.com or his personal number 800-622-0192

Lee Allen, Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary

Phone: (800) 622-0192
Email:
leeallen200@gmail.com

Professional Affiliations:
IBBA, M&A Source, ACG, Calif. Licensed Real Estate Broker

Background/Experience:

Ian MacLachlan

Phone: (408) 316-5198
Email:
ian@business-team.com

Professional Affiliations:
Professional Affiliations: IBBA (past board member), CABB )past president

Background/Experience:
Mr. MacLachlan is the President and founder of BTI Group (1981), the largest regional intermediary for small and mid-sized businesses, with 10 offices in the Western United States and over 5,300 completed transactions. He is qualified as an expert witness in California Superior Court.

Prior to founding BTI Group, Ian started a chain of motorcycle dealerships which he built into the largest Kawasaki dealer in the U.S. The experience of selling it prompted him to enter the merger and acquisition profession.

He is a founder, past President, and former Director of the California Association of Business Brokers, a past Director and current member of the International Business Brokers Association, and a member of M&A Source. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

Ian received a degree in physics from San Jose State University.