Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: John Marsh, The Bristol Group
John Marsh of The Bristol Group joined host Roger Lusby to discuss his business brokerage practice, the current environment for selling a business, how a business owner should prepare for a sale, and much more. “Business Beat” is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
The Bristol Group
The Bristol Group is a trusted national Business Brokerage and Merger & Acquisition Firm focused on providing professional sell-side representation and mergers and acquisition services to lower middle market clients across the United States. This segment of the market is underserved by experienced and professional business brokers. The Bristol Group is here to transform the transactional nature of business brokerage by using a holistic and consultative approach and strongly believe in developing relationships built on trust.
John Marsh, Managing Broker, The Bristol Group of Greater Atlanta
Prior to founding the Bristol Group of Greater Atlanta, John served as a corporate executive with experience leading and strengthening finance, accounting, and operations organizations. He has held a variety of executive-level roles including CFO, VP of Supply Chain and Planning, and EVP of Finance and Operations during his 17-year career.
In those roles, John served as an integral part of the leadership team that scaled a medical device company that was sold to a private equity firm for $162M. John led integration efforts and was a part of due diligence on all the company’s acquisitions. In total, John participated in over $360M in transactions in his executive roles.
John started his career with the accounting firm, Ernst and Young in Atlanta, GA, and has worked with both start-ups and large private equity-owned companies. He leverages his significant mergers and acquisition experience to help entrepreneurs successfully transition business ownership.
John graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Accounting and holds an MBA from Kennesaw State University. He currently lives in Marietta, with his wife and two daughters.
Frazier & Deeter
The Alpharetta office of Frazier & Deeter is home to a thriving CPA tax practice, a growing advisory practice and an Employee Benefit Plan Services group. CPAs and advisors in the Frazier & Deeter Alpharetta office serve clients across North Georgia and around the country with services such as personal tax planning, estate planning, business tax planning, business tax compliance, state and local tax planning, financial statement reviews, financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, internal audit outsourcing, cyber security, data privacy, SOX and other regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and more. Alpharetta CPAs serve clients ranging from business owners and executives to large corporations.
Roger Lusby, host of Frazier & Deeter’s “Business Beat,” is an Alpharetta CPA and Alpharetta Office Managing Partner for Frazier & Deeter. He is also a member of the Tax Department in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for our clientele. His responsibilities include a review of a variety of tax returns with an emphasis in the individual, estate, and corporate areas. Client assistance is also provided in the areas of financial planning, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and succession planning, international planning (FBAR, SFOP), health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology and service companies.
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