Kevin A. Nery, CBB, CBI, M&AMI, President, has over 35 years of business experience in the areas of accounting, management, manufacturing and consulting. He has achieved the Certified Business Broker (CBB), Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), Merger and Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) professional designations. Mr. Nery is a Graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Degree in Accounting. As a professional business broker he is able to utilize his personal and professional experiences in start-ups, buying, selling, and owning his own businesses. He has sold over 100 businesses and has valued hundreds of businesses and companies. Mr. Nery is affiliated nationally with The International Business Brokers Association, The M & A Source, The National Equipment Business Brokers Institute, The Business Brokers Affiliates of New England (BBANE) and is on the Board of Directors and is the organization’s Secretary. Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA) and is the organization's Treasurer.
As a professional business intermediary he is able to utilize his personal and professional experiences in start-ups, buying, selling, and owning his own companies. Mr. Nery has held positions in banking, manufacturing, with CPA firms and a retail corporation prior to founding the firm in 2000. Over the years, Mr. Nery has valued and sold over 100 businesses. He has extensive knowledge of business sales, mergers, acquisitions, business valuations, and commercial real estate sales and leasing.
Adam J. Bradshaw, Broker, has over 17 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and Information Technology. Mr. Bradshaw is a Graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management. Upon graduation, Adam spent 17 years in the Golf Industry with International Manufacturers and Distribution Companies responsible for Corporate Management, Sales and Marketing. Adam also was associated with the nation’s top luxury Real Estate Auction Firm as a Client Services and Database/Marketing Manager.
Christopher Pearson, MBA, Broker, has over 20 years of experience in sales, management and consulting. Mr. Pearson has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Bellevue University and an MBA from the New England College of Business and Finance. Christopher’s work experience is extensive as he has worked for more than 20 years for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Government Business Sector at management level positions. He also has five years experience as a strategy and initiatives advisor for an international consulting organization. Chris worked on projects for European and Asian clients utilizing lean processes, business intelligence and data analysis to penetrate North American trade routes and capture market share. Domestically, Chris also coordinated a sales force covering 15 states to achieve desired results along with leading projects teams promoting Leadership and Organizational Development.
Justin Grolley, MBA, Broker, is experienced in sales, marketing, manufacturing, information technology and finance. Mr. Grolley is a Graduate of Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration and also earned a Master of Business Administration, MBA Degree. Justin has a broad business background working as a product marketing specialist, in client services, a product manager, and an account manager throughout his award-winning career. Justin is a member of New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA), Business Broker Affiliates of New England (BBANE) and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).
Ridgway J. Crouch, CMEA, SBA, Senior Associate, has over 35 years of business experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, management, manufacturing, computer network and communication systems and financial analysis. Mr. Crouch is a Graduate of California State University, Sonoma with a Degree in Business Administration. He has a diverse educational background which includes Bryant College, the University of Michigan and professional certificate programs completed nationally. He has held Senior Management positions in the energy, manufacturing, security technology and government contracting industries. Mr. Crouch has also been active on the Board of Directors of local and statewide organizations. Ridgway is an experienced and effective communicator, negotiator and facilitator. Mr. Crouch, CMEA, leads our affiliated Company, Coastal Machinery and Equipment Appraisers.
Lori A. Nery, CBR, LMS, GRI, Vice-President, is a full time professional Real Estate Broker. REALTOR OF THE YEAR IN 2012. She is a UMASS Dartmouth Graduate with a Degree in Business Management and over 30 years of business experience and has achieved the Certified Buyer Representative, Whale Historical House Specialist and Graduate Realtor Institute of Massachusetts designations. Lori serves on the Board of Directors of SE MA Association of Realtors. Our affiliated Company, Coastal Realty, represents Sellers and Buyers of Residential, Commercial and Industrial Real Estate.