Mr. Varner is Director of M&A Services for BusinessQuest Brokers Inc. and is a Certified Business Broker. His background and experience includes executive leadership as President, COO, CFO, and Vice-President for both publicly and privately held manufacturing companies; acquisition, investment, and crisis management consulting; and management and mentoring for startup and emerging technology companies, including major fundings. He has extensive expertise in business management, performance analysis, strategy and business planning, due diligence, business valuations, and communications. He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He was named a Distinguished Alumnus by the College of Engineering, California Polytechnic State University and is a Registered Professional Engineer – State of California.. He has served as a Director for Wilshire International, Van Vorst Corporation, Southern Cross Industries and California Tackle Company, Inc. Mr. Varner’s experience and expertise uniquely qualify him as a business broker that can successfully work with buyers and sellers in all types of transactions.