Reno Business Brokers

Katrina Loftin Winkel

2016

Phone: 775-742-9764
Email:
kwinkel@att.net

Professional Affiliations:
Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce, IBBA, WINevada

Background/Experience:
Katrina Loftin-Winkel operates BTI Group’s Nevada office and is also licensed and active in California. Katrina has been involved in mergers and acquisitions since 1992. Over the years, she has handled numerous transactions including privately held businesses of all types including manufacturing, distribution, automotive dealerships and auto related businesses, franchises, restaurants, service, and hospitality companies. Katrina previously has owned and operated multiple businesses including an automobile dealership, auto pawn business, a motel and also owns the BTI Group Reno office. Katrina is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), The M&A Source, a member of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) and a member of the Northern Nevada Executive Council (NNEC). Additionally, she has served on the Board of Directors and is a former officer of a local Chamber of Commerce and has served on many other community organizations. With her father, she cofounded and chaired of the River City Classic Car Show, which raised funds for local charities. Katrina has also served on the Business License Task Force Committee for the City of Reno. Katrina also serves as a Bosma Business Advisor in and is regularly featured on Bosma on Business Saturday mornings on New Talk KOH 780 in Reno. Over her 24 years in Business brokerage, Katrina has earned numerous distinctions including Top Listing Agent and Top Producer many times over.

Todd Elam

Phone: 775-846-9160
Email:
todd@business-team.com

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Bob Elam

2016

Phone: 775-690-9374
Email:
bobe@business-team.com

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Background/Experience:
Bob Elam has been a resident of Reno since 1979 and has been selling businesses and commercial real estate for more than 30 years. Bob began his career in real estate in 1980 specializing in business sales, business acquisitions and commercial real estate. Bob previously founded and operated Corporate Investment International, a business brokerage in Reno. In addition, Bob has owned and operated several businesses including a chain of Midas stores, a Bayliner boat dealership, AAA contract towing company, and Exxon, Chevron and Shell service stations. Bob has represented numerous companies over the years and has been the exclusive broker for Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center for 20+ years.

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.