Chris Gutierrez – Associate Broker & Business Intermediary with over 25 years in sales, marketing and finance. Chris began his career in banking but rapidly transitioned into high level sales and marketing positions with various telecommunications and software companies where he honed his deal making skills.
Chris earned his Bachelor’s degree (Finance) from University of Florida in 1991 and Masters of Business Administration degree (Finance) from Georgia State University in 1995. Chris is a licensed real estate broker in Florida, and has achieved the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association.
Chris has been a buyer and a seller of his own companies, which have included software, training, web-hosting, and a restaurant delivery service. He understands the intricacies to managing a complex and emotional transaction. His clients will attest to his insight, fairness and honesty in every aspect of the transaction.
As the owner of VR Business Sales in Lakeland FL, Chris has ranked in the top 10 highest producing office owners in the VR Network internationally during the past 3 years. Outside of being a top producer for VR, Chris is very active in coaching youth sports for his 3 children, Active Volunteer for Toys for Tots, Board member of the Santa Fe Catholic High School Foundation, Member of Kiwanis International. Chris recently became a Certified Score Mentor, helping business owners and aspiring business owners to improve their opportunities for success in their chosen business.