E5 Preparing to Sell Your Business with Lisa Riley
There are so many aspects of prepping for and selling a business that most business owners do not think about or do anything about. Lisa very clearly outlined in this episode some key things that business owners need to think about so that they are ready to exit their business on their terms.
If you have any desire to sell your business at some point in the future, you won’t want to miss the advice that Lisa gives in this episode. A few easy things to implement that will help you to be prepared to exit on your terms and for top dollar.
Delta Business Advisors is a boutique firm focused on assisting business owners of privately held businesses with the sale or acquisition of a business. Their advisors specialize in business sales transactions, predominantly in Arizona, however, they have experience and contacts throughout the US and the world.
Selling or buying a business is time-consuming and very difficult at times. They provide insight on valuations, market conditions, and manage the due diligence process. This helps to remove the stress and anxiety for the business owner and allows them to keep successfully operating their businesses.
Lisa Riley is the Principal of Delta Business Advisors. She & her team assist sellers and buyers on the sale and purchase of their business.
She earned the prestigious designations of Certified Business Intermediary from the IBBA, Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional from Coles College of Business and PhD from Notre Dame. She was awarded the prestigious Tom West Award.
Lisa and her team stay up to date on industry trends. Her industry knowledge and large network of business owners and brokers ensures business owners get maximum exposure when it comes time to purchase or sell a business. With thousands of main street businesses in the Phoenix metro, Lisa has access to a broad spectrum of business types and sizes.
As a current and former business owner, Lisa understands the demands and freedoms of both one’s business and moving into the next phase in life.
About the Show
Tycoons of Small Biz spotlights the true backbone of the American economy, the true tycoons of business in America… the owners, founders and CEO’s of small businesses. Join hosts, Austin L Peterson, Landon Mance and the featured tycoons LIVE every Tuesday at 1 pm, right here on Business RadioX and your favorite podcast platform.
About Your Hosts
Austin Peterson is a Comprehensive Financial Planner and owner of Backbone Financial in Scottsdale, AZ. Austin is a registered rep and investment advisor representative with Lincoln Financial Advisors. Prior to joining Lincoln Financial Advisors, Austin worked in a variety of roles in the financial services industry.
He began his career in financial services in the year 2000 as a personal financial advisor with Independent Capital Management in Santa Ana, CA. Austin then joined Pacific Life Insurance Company as an internal wholesaler for their variable annuity and mutual fund products. After Pacific Life, Austin formed his own financial planning company in Southern California that he built and ran for 6 years and eventually sold when he moved his family to Salt Lake City to pursue his MBA. After he completed his MBA, Austin joined Crump Life Insurance where he filled a couple of different sales roles and eventually a management role throughout the five years he was with Crump. Most recently before joining Lincoln Financial Advisors in February 2015, Austin spent 2 years as a life insurance field wholesaler with Symetra Life Insurance Company. Austin is a Certified Financial Planner Professional and Chartered Life Underwriter.
Austin and his wife of 21 years, Robin, have two children, AJ (19) and Ella (16) and they reside in Gilbert, Arizona. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in French and of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management with a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in sales and entrepreneurship.
Landon Mance is a Financial Planner and founder of YourFuture Planning Partners out of Las Vegas, Nevada. His firm came to life in 2020 after operating as Mance Wealth Management since 2015 when Landon broke off from a major bank and started his own “shop.”
Landon comes from a family of successful entrepreneurs and has a passion and excitement for serving the business community. This passion is what brought about the growth of YourFuture Planning Partners to help business owners and their families. At YourFuture, we believe small business owners’ personal and business goals are intertwined, so we work with our clients to design a financial plan to support all aspects of their lives.
In 2019, Landon obtained the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation through the Exit Planning Institute. With this certification, YourFuture Planning Partners assists business owners through an ownership transition while focusing on a positive outcome for their employees and meeting the business owner’s goals. Landon is also a member of the Business Intelligence Institute (BII) which is a collaborative group that shares tools, resources and personnel, and offers advanced level training and technical support to specifically serve business owners.
Landon enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, stepson, and new baby twins. He grew up in sunny San Diego and loves visiting his family, playing a round of golf with friends, and many other outdoor activities. Landon tries make a difference in the lives of children in Las Vegas as a part of the leadership team for a local non-profit. He regularly visits the children that we work with to remind himself of why it’s so important to, “be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Landon received his B.S. from California State University Long Beach in business marketing and gets the rest of his education through the school of hard knocks via his business owner clients.
Connect with Landon on LinkedIn.
About The Tycoons of Small Biz Sponsors
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Austin L. Peterson and Landon Mance are registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.
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Backbone Financial and Mance Wealth Management are marketing names for business conducted through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.