William T. Buckley

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First National Business Corporation

First National Business Corporation® of Springfield, MO opened for business in early 1998 and has grown to become a highly respected business brokerage, servicing the beautiful Southwest Missouri Ozarks area.

We have successfully completed many transactions, brokering businesses of all kinds, all sizes, all prices throughout the area, and beyond.

FNBC Springfield, MO occupies an 2,200 square foot facility at 1335 E Republic Rd, which it shares with the FNBC national headquarters.

FNBC has 9 highly trained, professional business sales associates on staff in the Springfield, MO office, all dedicated to serving the needs of entrepreneurs, business buyers and owners, in the evaluation, listing, packaging, financing and marketing of business ownership transfers, with maximum benefit and low risk for all parties.

FNBC Springfield, MO is a fully licensed affiliate of First National Business Corporation(FNBC), a nationally recognized network of premier business brokerage offices, whose sales associates have brokered the sale of thousand of different businesses since 1982.

FNBC is also a member of the Springfield, MO Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau, and enthusiastically supports both organizations. We are a long time member of the International Business Brokers Association, the largest such industry trade association in the U.S.A.

FNBC charges no front fees to Buyers or Sellers for it's services, but is paid a commission by the Seller at closing on most transactions. We do accept consulting contracts from time to time, to represent Buyers, at their request, on special projects. But, on the majority or projects, our services are offered to the parties as an accommodation.

For more information on our fees and commissions, please register with the website. Upon receipt of your request for more information, we will provide literature or a no-obligation consultation to

- Free Business Valuation - Review of History and Assets - No Upfront Fees to Sellers - Exit Strategy Advise - Full Closing Services at No Charge - Buyer Qualification Services - Free Buyer Loan Packaging - Full Disclosure Company

Tom is the owner and CEO of FNBC and its affiliated companies based in Springfield, MO.

Tom has a varied background, rich in both franchised and independent business ownership.

From 1975 to 1985 he owned and operated a chain of dry cleaning plants in the greater Kansas City area. In addition he owned the Coit Drapery and Carpet Cleaning franchise and the Home Rug Cleaning Co. from 1983-1988. He successfully sold these businesses during the 1980s and is proud to report that the buyers were also successful in the businesses. Good sales make everyone happy.

Tom purchased and operated as a franchisor the Dr. Vinyl and Associates, Ltd. franchise company from 1986 to 2001, growing the system from 60 domestic units to over 200 units in 40 plus states and 10 master licenses in additional countries. A Dr. Vinyl franchise owner offers a wide range of appearance repair and reconditioning services to auto dealers, for boats, medical applications and much more.

He sold a Master License for four countries in Europe in 1999 and subsequently sold the entire company to that Master Licensee in 2001, staying on with the company in administration and sales and to insure a smooth transition for several years thereafter.

Tom has continued to offer franchise consulting services and operated other businesses as well, such as an auto dealership, business to business direct marketing, and much more.

He is a firm believer in owning your own business; it is the surest path to wealth and more importantly, the satisfaction of being somebody who is making a difference.

Tom believes that FNBC has all the systems and personnel in place to continue its impressive growth, offering proven methods to help its licensed offices prosper and to satisfy the expectations of business buyers and sellers alike

Areas Served

  • Greene County, MO
  • Christian County, MO
  • Taney County, MO
  • Webster County, MO
  • Jasper County, MO


  • - Better Business Bureau - IBBA (International Business Brokers Association) - MBBI (Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries) - Springfield Chamber of Commerce - USBBA (United States Business Brokers Association) - TelespondUSA

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