Officers / Executive Committee

Nanda Nandkishore
Nanda Nandkishore has been involved with small businesses for around 37 years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering... Read Bio
Past President / Co-Director of Government Affairs
Matt is a Certified Business Broker and the Managing Partner of Business Team, Business Sales & Acquisitions, the Largest Business... Read Bio
Amy Cole
Secretary / Director of Communications
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 owner and Principal Broker of Venture Investors Business Group.  Our services include: • Business... Read Bio
Gary Hines
President-Elect, Director of Membership
Mr. Hines, has over 35 years’ experience in the brokerage of small to medium size businesses. He has handled a wide variety of... Read Bio
Ronald Johnson
Co-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, 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
Ed is the President of BusinessQuest Brokers, Inc., a full service business valuation and business brokerage firm serving Southern... Read Bio
Tim Cunha
Co-Director, Government Affairs
Summary Business Broker (CA real estate license - BRE# 01919755), attorney & counselor at law (New Jersey Bar); formerly: professor... Read Bio
John Homan
Director - Affiliate & Sponsor Program
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
Al Statz
Director - Forms
Al Statz founded Exit Strategies with the idea of helping private business owners exit right and be well rewarded for years of hard... Read Bio
George Hicks
Director - CBB
I am 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 top... Read Bio