Officers / Executive Committee

Gary Hines
The 2018 CABB President, Mr. Hines, has over 35 years’ experience in the brokerage of small to medium size businesses. He has handled... Read Bio
Nanda Nandkishore
Past President, Director of Affiliate & Sponsor Program, & Co-Director of Annual Conference
Nanda Nandkishore has been involved with small businesses for around 37 years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering... Read Bio
Al Statz
President-Elect & Director of Forms
Al founded Exit Strategies Group in 2002 with the idea of helping private business owners exit right and be well rewarded for their years... Read Bio
Amy Cole
Secretary, Director of Communications, & Director of Annual Conference
Amy Cole brings 25+ years of diversified marketing, sales and operational expertise to her role as an M&A Advisor and Principal at ABI... Read Bio
Richard Schammel
Treasurer & Director of Governance
Richard Schammel is the founder and President of Venture Investors Business Sales and Acquisitions, a Business Brokerage and Advisory... Read Bio
Matt Coletta
Director of Government Affairs & Website
Matt Coletta is the Managing Partner / Co-Founder of M&A Business Advisors, a full-service Business Brokerage and M&A Advisory Firm... Read Bio
Ronald Johnson
Director of Education
Ron Johnson, M&AMI, CBI, CBB, Fellow of the IBBA, Fellow of the M&A Source Ron Johnson is Chairman of ABI Business Sales, Mergers... Read Bio
Tawnya Gilreath
Co-Director of Education
Tawnya Gilreath, JD, CM&AP, CBI, CBB, CFE has an extremely diverse background which makes her particularly well suited for the Merger... Read Bio
Edward Fixen
Director of Chapter Management & Co-Director of Forms
Ed is the President of BusinessQuest Brokers, Inc., a full service business valuation and business brokerage firm serving Southern... Read Bio
George Hicks
Director of CBB Program
George is the Founder and Chief M&A Officer for The M&A Brokers, having over 30 years of business experience and over a decade as a... Read Bio
John Homan
Co-Director of Chapter Management & Co-Director of Membership
I have been a member of CABB for about a decade.  My personal experience as an attorney and accountant through the controller-ship... Read Bio
Tony Moran
Director of Membership
Tony has earned the trust and respect of his clients during his 25-year career in the business brokerage industry. He has been involved in... Read Bio