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John Wobbleton

John Wobbleton

Strategic Advisors, Inc.
Business Broker
Virginia Beach City County, VA

About Me

John R. Wobbleton, CPA/ABV, CGMA, Certified Business Exit Consultant™ As a quick introduction, John is a partner with Strategic Advisors (SAI) and has earned the Certified Business Exit Consultant™ designation from Pinnacle Equity Solutions (the exit planning community’s premier membership organization). With Strategic Advisors’ Business Valuation Benchmark and Pinnacle’s proven 6-Step Strategic Exit Planning Process, he leads business owners through the complicated and emotional process of planning for and preparing their business for a successful transition. And as an overall introduction, Strategic Advisors (SAI) is a firm of experienced business professionals who act as consultants and intermediaries primarily small to lower mid-size businesses. SAI helps business owners develop strategies that achieve their business and personal goals, and SAI’s services include: Business Valuation Benchmark, Succession Planning, Strategic Exit Planning, Buy/Sell Representation, and Value Building Strategies. SAI works with three different groups: 1) Individuals or companies buying a business, 2) Business owners selling their business, and 3) Owners that want to develop an eventual strategic exit plan tailored to fit their goals and timetable. John brings more than 30 years of public accounting and management experience to Strategic Advisors. He provided high-value financial planning, tax planning, and business valuation services to high net worth individuals, Fortune 500 executives and closely held business owners. Throughout his career he has worked collaboratively with business owners to help them meet the challenges they face and achieve their business and personal goals. Prior positions include serving as a controller for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. John recently completed Pinnacle Equity Solutions’ Certified Business Exit Consultant™ program and has been awarded the CBEC designation. This designation signifies completion of a rigorous training program and demonstrated proficiency in developing exit strategies for business owners. Pinnacle Equity Solutions is the exit planning community's premier membership organization, providing training, support and access to a network of the leading thinkers in this new and growing market space. This designation and training combined with John’s years of consulting with business owners uniquely qualifies him to assist “Baby Boomer Business Owners” with the transition issues they now face. In his younger days, John served his country in the United States Marine Corps as a member of the presidential helicopter squadron during the Reagan Administration. Due to his exceptional commitment to service and uncompromising integrity, he rose to the position of Marine One crew chief, a position held by only two Marines each year. He was directly responsible for the helicopter that transported President Reagan and flew with the President on more than 75 flights. John completed over 20 years of service in the Marine Corps and Army National Guard. He brings the same commitment and integrity to strategic advisors. John received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from East Carolina University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Forensic and Valuation Services Section. He holds the Accredited Business Valuation-ABV and Chartered Global Management Accountant-CDMA designations.


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