Phil Holt, MBA, CBI, CBB, CMMBI, is President and Principal Broker (BRE #01731143) of Sunbelt Business Sales and Acquisitions. He has over 30 years in selling, buying, owning and operating small and mid-sized businesses, working variously as broker, proprietor, consultant, investor, and manager. In addition to business brokerage, he has direct operational experience extending through wireless communications, marine construction, commercial fishing, commercial real estate development and brokerage, deep sea diving, food warehousing and distribution, as well as non-profit social services.
His breadth of experience, across the country and worldwide, both strategic and hands-on, in operations and finance, has given him a keen perspective on the challenges and opportunities presented to small and mid-sized businesses and the issues faced by their owners in seeking to convert the equity in their companies into cash and other investments. He is particularly skilled in developing innovative and cost-effective solutions to problems arising in business sale and financing transactions.
He is member of both the International Business Brokers Association and the California Association of Business Brokers. He has earned and maintains numerous certifications as a business broker and as a mergers and acquisitions advisor/intermediary. He received his MBA from San Francisco State University.
Phil has been honored for exceptional community service with awards for his extensive work with such organizations such as the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, the Alameda Food Bank and The San Francisco Foundation.
Previously, he served as a U.S. Navy SEAL. He lives with his wife in Alameda, CA and enjoys flying, scuba diving and long-distance bicycle touring.
Sunbelt Business Sales & Acquisitions, a multi-agent business brokerage with offices in Alameda, serves the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The firm provides licensed business intermediaries and analysts for business brokerage, mergers & acquisitions, business valuations and exit planning. The firm is part of the world’s largest, longest-serving and most reputable business brokerage network, with more than 250 offices located in many countries. The Sunbelt network has sold almost 45,000 businesses. Whether representing buyers, sellers or other business clients, Sunbelt’s professional advisors strive to maintain the highest levels of ethical standards, communications and confidentiality.
Alameda County, CA