Ridgway J. Crouch, SBA, CMEA, Senior Associate, I have over 35 years of business experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, management, manufacturing, computer network and communication systems and financial analysis. I am a Graduate of California State University, Sonoma with a Degree in Business Administration. I have a diverse educational background which includes Bryant University, the University of Michigan and professional certificate programs completed nationally. I hold Senior Management positions in the energy, manufacturing, security technology and government contracting industries. I also have been active on the Board of Directors of local, regional and statewide organizations. I am experienced and effective communicator, negotiator and facilitator and have achieved the Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) and Senior Business Analyst (SBA) professional designations. I lead our affiliated Company, Coastal Machinery and Equipment Appraisers, which performs Appraisals on all Machinery and Equipment categories such as Manufacturing, Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, Printing, Medical/Dental, Marine, Aircraft, Restaurants, etc.