Richard Schammel is the founder and President of Venture Investors Business Sales and Acquisitions, a Business Brokerage and Advisory firm – facilitating the sale and acquisition of businesses throughout California. We provide sell side representation and project marketing, buy side search and representation, business valuations and consulting services – focused on enhancing a business’ sellability and value. owner and Principal Broker of Venture Investors Business Group.
Rich is the former President of the California Association of Business Brokers. He has over 25 years experience in senior financial positions at industry leading firms, including the titles of CFO, VP Finance and Senior Vice President, CFO at Kennedy Wilson Properties, Grubb & Ellis Real Estate Management Services and CB Richard Ellis, respectively. As a Director at KPMG Consulting he managed domestic and international consulting engagements. Rich has led numerous corporate acquisition efforts, and has extensive experience in the pricing, negotiation, due diligence and structuring of business consolidations.
Rich has BA in Economics from UCLA, an MBA from Santa Clara University and attended Loyola Law School.
He is active in the local community - as Chairman of the Pasadena Center Operating Company (responsible for operation of the Pasadena Convention Center and Visitors Bureau), Director of the Rose Bowl Operating Company (responsible for management and operation of the Rose Bowl stadium and golf course), and is President of the Oak Knoll Improvement Association.