A veteran business intermediary with over 25 years of experience doing both Main Street and M&A transactions, Jeff has the knowledge to guide buyers and sellers through the acquisition and divestiture process. Jeff has a degree in Business Administration from Auburn University and is a member of both the International Business Brokers Association and the M&A Source. He holds the Certified Business Intermediary -CBI- designation. The CBI, which represents the gold standard in the business brokerage industry, is granted to individuals who complete required course work, pass an extensive competency exam, and agree to uphold the IBBA’s Professional Standards and Code of Ethics. After over 16 years in plant, operations, and general management, with large food companies, including helping to sell a manufacturing and distribution division, Jeff and his wife Sheree opened an office with one of the large business brokerage franchises. As a licensed real estate broker in both Alabama and Florida, Jeff has been involved in the sale of many businesses in his career as a professional business broker. Now as manager and broker of the Destin office, he looks forward to helping you with a successful business transaction.
Emerald Coast Business Intermediaries was formed to provide a new level of service for those looking to sell and buy businesses in NW Florida and South Alabama. Known as “The Business Owner’s Business Broker”, our intermediaries are trained to the highest professional standards. They have years of experience and our managing intermediary in the Destin office has been helping people to sell and buy businesses for over 20 years. We have unique tools and processes to help people looking to sell or buy businesses with a national reach. The ECBI Team offers extensive knowledge of the current local market along with professional expertise to make buying or selling a business as smooth as possible for both Main Street and the larger Merger & Acquisition -M&A- transactions.
- NW Florida
- South Alabama
Our mission is to conduct a thorough, professional, well-planned, and well-executed transaction for both seller and buyer. For the business owner who is ready to sell, a detailed roadmap will be provided explaining the complete process of how we will guide you as you prepare your company for sale, and how we intend to market it to the world. For those who are new to business ownership or are looking to expand or diversify their business portfolio, we will customize a business search that lines up with not only individual business goals, but personal and financial aspirations as well. Together, we will provide South Alabama and North West Florida a new level of professionalism when buying or selling a business.