Joe Squizzero, our Founder, has been a business broker since 1995. He is also a licensed real estate broker in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He has earned the Certified Business Intermediary designation from the International Business Brokers Assocation (IBBA). Joe is a past president of the New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA) and currently serves on the Board of Directors.
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.
Buddy Carp is a named partner in the firm. He is a business broker and licensed real estate agent. Through his consulting firm and entrepreneurial endeavors, Buddy worked with numerous start-ups and established businesses and is experienced in the areas of business valuation, finance, business operations, marketing, mergers and acquisitions.
Having owned and operated retail liquor stores, Buddy has extensive experience in the liquor industry. In 2013 he 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.