Consultants

William W. (Bill) Bumstead MPBC, CBI, BCB, LREB, CBC, BME, MME, Fellow IBBA is President of ABC Advocates Business Consultants and may be reached at 719-680-8080:

William (Bill) Bumstead, MPBC, CBI, BCB, LREB, IBA, BME,MME, IBBA Fellow

ABC Advocates Business Consultants, Inc.
Pueblo, CO 81003
Houston, TX 77008
719-680-8080
Bill@ABCbiz.biz
abcbiz.biz

Mr. Bumstead has spent over four decades serving (and training others to serve) entrepreneurs in the Evaluating, Entering, Enhancing and Exiting of business ownership. He is the author of over 15 books and training manuals used in M&A (mergers & acquisitions) and is often used as a speaker at conferences and seminars in buying and selling businesses.


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Curtis Cochran, PhD., MBA, PBC, CTFP

Cochran Consulting
P.O.Box 20585
Riverside, CA 92516
951-237-7234
CochranConsulting@yahoo.com
CochranConsulting.com

Our consulting firm is a middle market Mergers and Acquisition Firm specializing in Businesses from .5 million to 20 million in assets. We serve Entrepreneurs by facilitating the 4 stages of Business Ownership: Entering, Evaluating, Enhancing, and Exiting. Whether you are our Entering or Exiting Client, we have a fiduciary duty to you, your family and your business. Each step of your business ownership cycle is important. However, the balance that comes from the un—compromised coordination of all four steps can bring you success. Whether your goal is financial independence when you Exit your business or expanding business with profits, this is what we do best. Earn more, keep more, we will help you explore your options in all phases of business ownership.


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Frank M. Krupka, PBC, LREB, LIA

Frank M. Krupka & Associates, Inc
112 W. D Street, Ste 100 B
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-821-3497
Frank@abcbiz.biz

Mr. Frank M. Krupka is the founder of Frank M. Krupka & Associates, Inc; a mergers and acquisitions firm that represents the sellers and buyers in middle market mergers and acquisitions with $500,000 to $50,000,000 in sales. Mr. Krupka is a nationally certified Primary Business Consultant (PBC). Mr. Krupka utilizes his training in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to successfully guide and coach clients through the four stages of business ownership known as – Evaluating, Entering, Enhancing, and Exiting business ownership. Once the value of the business has been determined; a strategic business plan will be developed and a successful, exiting experience will be achieved. Mr. Krupka will utilize his skills of leaderships and determination to do whatever it takes to aide in the achievement of each client’s goals.


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Steven W. Pope, MEA, PBC, SBA

Pope and Associates, LLC
P.O. Box 313
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860-227-1506
the3popes@msn.com
popeandassociatesllc.com

Steven Pope holds national certifications as a Primary Business Consultant (PBC), Machinery and Equipment Analyst (ME) and Senior Business Analyst (SBA). In addition to having more than 30 years of business experience, Steven owned and operated a highly successful service company which was a recognized leader in the industry. He also partnered with The Center for Disease Control, major chemical companies, and various state agencies for industry related research projects. Steven has received more than seven different certifications from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.


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Jay Knoblett, MPBC, CBC, SBS, BEC

Arlington Scott, Inc.
400 Redding Rd., #5
Lexington, KY 40517
859-273-0944
jsk@arlingtonscott.com
arlingtonscott.com

Mr. Knoblett is the Founder of Arlington Scott Consulting, a mergers and acquisitions firm with regional, national and international contacts. Arlington Scott advises business owners on the purchase and sale of businesses, entity values, enhancement and turn-around plans along with the development of business plans. Jay has over 25 years of experience serving and training entrepreneurs in all facets of business ownership. Mr. Knoblett has significant experience in valuing all sizes of businesses and has facilitated the sale of companies with values in excess of $40 million.


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Lou Kastelic, MPBC, CBC, SBA, BEC

Jordan-Crandus, PA
11469 Columbia Pike, Ste B1
Silver Springs, MD 20904
301-455-6855
lou@crandus.com
crandus.com

Louis A. Kastelic has been professionally engaged in the merger and acquisition industry since 1975, during which time he has also owned and operated several businesses. He is currently the president of Jordan-Crandus, P.A., a consulting firm that represents sellers and buyers in the transfer of small to medium size businesses, performs business evaluations and assists clients in the enhancement of their companies. Watching business owners make the biggest financial decision, the dale of their business exit, without early planning and informed assistance, Kastelic moved Jordan-Crandus in the direction of business exit planning. The firm now devotes fifty percent of its practice to helping business owners maximize the investment they made in their company when they retire.


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