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