Monterey Business Brokers

Flora Chong

Phone: 831-809-5892
Email:
monterey@business-team.com

Professional Affiliations:
CABB, REALTOR, ABR

Background/Experience:
Flora has been in business brokerage for 19 years. She has helped buyers and sellers of businesses in the Central Coast areas of Monterey, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and San Benito Counties. She also specializes in investment properties and commercial leasing. Flora has a BS degree in nursing from the University of Cal. at San Francisco. She is a Certified Business Broker and has served on the California Business Brokers Board of Directors for 2 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.