Officers / Executive Committee

Randy Katz
Randy founded Synesis Advisors with the intention to bring high-end client focused advisory work to the main street business owner. ... Read Bio
Edward Fixen
Immediate Past President
Ed is the President of BusinessQuest Brokers, Inc., a full service business valuation and business brokerage firm serving Southern... Read Bio
Richard Rayl
President-Elect, Treasurer and Co-Director of Government Affairs
Rick Rayl is Co-Owner and CEO of Transworld Business Advisors – Coachella Valley serving the Eastern Inland Empire.  Rick is... Read Bio
Matt Coletta
Secretary, Director of Website, and Director of CBB
Matt Coletta is the Co-Founder / Managing Partner of M&A Business Advisors, a full-service Business Brokerage and M&A... Read Bio
Tawnya Gilreath
Director of Forms
I help business owners successfully sell their businesses on their terms. Over the past 15+ years, I’ve worked with hundreds of... Read Bio
Ronald Johnson
Director of Education
Ron Johnson, M&AMI, CBI, Fellow of the IBBA, Fellow of the M&A Source Ron Johnson was principal and Owner and/or Chairman of ABI... Read Bio
Steven Hanson
Co-Director of Education
Adding value by assisting business owners in the confidential sale of their business and/or growth through franchise Development. Through... Read Bio
Tony Moran
Director of Membership
Tony has earned the trust and respect of his clients during his 32-year career in the business brokerage industry. He has been involved in... Read Bio
Kelley Cheney
Director of Affiliates & Sponsors, Co-Director of Governance, and Co-Conference Chair
Kelley Cheney is Vice President and SBA Business Development Officer at Plumas Bancorp, a full-service community bank headquartered in... Read Bio
William Ziprick
Director of Governance Director of Government Affairs We are a boutique law firm, with an emphasis on corporations (for-profit and non-profit), limited liability... Read Bio
Gregory Michail
Co-Conference Chair
Gregory Michail is a second generation Broker, with extensive knowledge of the Los Angeles and Orange County marketplace. Prior to becoming... Read Bio
Teri Craft
Teri is an experienced business broker specializing in restaurant, bar, specialty food, grocery, and main street business sales throughout... Read Bio