We bring significant, practical experience, technical skills, industry knowledge and a strong client service ethic. Our many years of business experience include not only buying and selling businesses but also operating them.
We understand business and the drivers for success, having worked across a broad range of industries, in many functional disciplines, and in leadership roles. We understand the full range of our client’s needs and how to satisfy them.
Co-Founder and Partner
Eric has been actively involved in mergers and acquisition since 1988, first with public companies and since 2001, with privately held firms.
He brings extensive cross-functional and multi-industry experience from twenty-three years in telecommunications, including manufacturing, information media and deregulated telephone operations.
His skills benefit from senior finance positions that encompassed the full breadth of traditional accounting and finance responsibilities as well as operations planning and analysis, auditing, domestic and international acquisition and joint venture activities, along with new product and business launches. He understands running businesses from having been General Manager of two telecommunications business units.
Eric is Managing Director for the BTI Group's Washington operations. He is also the Past President and Co-Founder of Business Transition Advisors, a growing Washington organization of skilled business advisors. Learn more at www.businesstransitionadvisors.org
Co-Founder and Partner
Business brokering is a natural extension of Terry's background which was focused on merger and acquisition activity, property taxation, accounting, and appraisal work since 1973.
Terry began his career with The American Appraisal Company and went on to become a Principal with Arthur Andersen and a Partner with Ernst & Young, an international consulting firm.
He has been a presenter for accounting, valuation and taxation seminars for the American Management Associations, American Society of Appraisers, National Association of Accountants, Oregon Department of Revenue, and various state AICPA groups.
Terry is a prior certified member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation and has chaired various committees.