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Jim Russell

Corporate Development Advisors, LLC
Business Broker
MD

About Me

Company Information: Internationally experienced business intermediaries, mergers and acquisition specialists, assisting owners and CEOs of middle market businesses (MD,VA,PA,NJ,DE,WV,DC & FL) in selling businesses and/or in entering new markets or expanding their revenue base through business acquisitions and strategic investment. Business development M&A services include identification of international mergers & acquisitions and partnering opportunities; performing detailed business valuations and financial market analysis; drafting business plans; formulating effective sales and marketing strategies; bid and proposal preparation; contract negotiations.ns. Clients have included regional and community banks, insurance agencies and financial services firms, manufacturers, fabricators, engineering and construction companies, government contractors and information technology groups and B2B & consumer services companies Background: James D. Russell - Principal Twelve years serving as a business intermediary mergers and acquisition specialist assisting CEOs of middle market businesses in selling businesses and/or in entering new markets or expanding their revenue base through business acquisitions. Clients have included regional and community banks, insurance agencies and financial services firms, manufacturers, fabricators, engineering and construction companies, government contractors and information technology groups and business & consumer services companies Co-established a securities brokerage office providing early stage investment banking services including conducting private placement offerings for small and early stage corporations. Co-established a data networking equipment manufacturers representative business providing data communications, fiber optics and other networking products and services to electrical and telecom distributors in the middle Atlantic region. As CEO of international operations for a public company negotiated and oversaw implementation and performance of more than $150 million in domestic and international information technology projects and acquisitions on five continents. As chief sales and marketing officer for all domestic operations, lead the company into a leadership position (and eventually IPO) in the government and public utility geographic information systems and laboratory services markets. Served in various engineering positions (systems equipment, product development, fundamental and current economic planning, and special projects) for various AT&T companies. EDUCATION Undergraduate: United States Naval Academy Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University Graduate Program: Administrative Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University Current Real Estate Licenses-Florida and Maryland (Broker); Accredited Business Valuation Analyst (AVA) by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). Chartered Merger & Acquisition Professional (CMAP) by the Middle Market Investment Banking Association Middle Atlantic Affiliate Generational Equity, Inc. Specialization: Government contractors,information technology and software companies. Please call (410-750-7115)or email us (corpdevelop@verizon.net) to discuss your business acquisition or sale or business divestiture or strategic partnering interests. Affiliations: Accredited in business valuation (AVA) by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). Middle Atlantic affiliate GW Equity, Inc. Chartered Merger & Acquisitions Professional (CMAP)-Middle Market Investment Banking Association Middle Atlantic Business Intermediary Association(MABIA) Member-Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)

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