Buddy Carp is the President of the firm. He is a business broker and licensed real estate agent. Through Squizzero, Carp & Associates, his previous consulting firm and entrepreneurial endeavors, Buddy has worked with numerous start-ups and established businesses and is experienced in the areas of business sales, business valuation, finance, business operations, marketing, mergers and acquisitions.
Having owned and operated liquor stores, Buddy has extensive experience in the retail industry and was named Retailer of the Year for the state of Massachusetts. Throughout his tenure in the industry, Buddy transformed a fledgling retail store into one of the top five chains in the state. Buddy was also a long-time Board member and past President of the Massachusetts Package Store Association.
Prior to working in the liquor industry, Buddy was the Co-Founder and President of New World Technologies, a computer company recognized by INC magazine as the sixth fastest growing privately held company in America.
Buddy is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and the New England Business Brokers Assocation (NEBBA).
Carl Bouslough is a Business Broker. Carl brings over 15 years of banking experience with him to the brokerage table. He was a successful mortgage banker specializing in obtaining mortgages for self-employed borrowers and business owners utilizing conventional and SBA loans. Carl earned awards from Fleet Mortgage Corporation as a top producer. He also served as a Branch Manager of a Savings and Loan for 5 years.
Throughout his banking career, Carl has worked extensively with attorneys, title companies and real estate brokerage companies to facilitate successful and efficient closings for all parties. Carl holds an Associate Degree in Real Estate and held a Wisconsin Real Estate Broker’s License prior to moving to New England in 2013. He is a Past Vice –President of the Verona Chamber of Commerce where he also served as Treasurer.
Joe Squizzero, our Founder, established the firm in 1995. Joe was a Business Broker and a licensed real estate broker in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He earned the Certified Business Intermediary designation from the International Business Brokers Assocation (IBBA) and was past president of the New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA).
From 1984 to 1995 he owned and operated his own small business, video stores.
Prior to that he was a multi-unit manager for photo finishing and fast food chains.
Joe was a great human being who loved his family, loved life and loved being a business broker. His memory will always be with us.