Bruce A. McNeal GSBB, CMC, Associate: Bruce attended Northwestern State University
majoring in Business Administration, Minor in Economics
School of Business Brokerage Graduate
Business Broker, Consultant and CEO of A Business Brokerage Resource Group, LLC.
Bruce has been a small business owner employing more than 100 employees and contractors; Vice President of Franchising for a National Franchisor; and a Senior Executive with companies having annual sales of $15 million to over $42 million.
Bruce has extensive knowledge of the Trucking, Warehousing, Import and Exporting business, and is uniquely qualified to work with clients involving the sale or purchase of a franchised business; he knows the process needed to work with and for Franchisors.
As a Consultant and Small Business Generalist, he has helped business owners in the areas of Operations, Safety, Human Resources and marketing material redesign.
Bruce has negotiated the purchase, done due diligence and negotiated with banks the real property and working capital loans in excess of $5 million for a multi-state merger and acquisition, this acquisition was in excess of $10 million including the Real Estate purchase options and the put values on future earnings.
Bruce is a licensed LA Real Estate Salesperson; Graduate of the School of Business Brokerage; Member of the St. Tammany West Chamber, serving on the Small Business Advisory Council and the Ambassador Council; Member of the Northlake-Mandeville Rotary Club; UNO Guest Lecturer to Business Majors on How to Sell and Evaluate a Closely Held Business; Past President and Chairman of the Board of LA Motor Transport Association; Served on the Board to the American Trucking Association (ATA) as the ATA Vice President of LA.; and served on the Board of Directors of the American Movers Conference; and as Past Chairman of the Alexandria Louisiana Jaycees.
Bruce was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. His affiliations and memberships:
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, St. Tammany West Chamber Small Business Advisory Council and the Ambassador Council, Northlake-Mandeville Rotary Club, UNO Guest Lecturer to Business Majors, Past President and Chairman of the Board of The Louisiana Motor Transport Association, and served on the Board of Directors of the American Movers Conference
Past Chairman of the Alexandria Louisiana Jaycees. Bruce can be reach via email at email@example.com.
Steve Windham, CEcD, EDFP, CPA (Inactive), Partner: Steve attended Louisiana State University majoring in accounting and concentrating in economics and communications. Steve passed the CPA examination in 1990, designated an Economic Development Professional (EDFP) in 1997, became a Certified Economic Developed (CEcD) in 2004 and also a licensed Louisiana Real Estate Broker.
Steve has 33 years of experience in state government providing a high level of customer service and innovative solutions to facilitate economic development in Louisiana. Steve has served as deputy decretary in both the Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the Commercial Division of the Louisiana Office of the Secretary of State and has worked in the Louisiana Office of the Lt. Governor serving as the executive director of Retire Louisiana Style and coordinating marketing activities for the Audubon Golf Trail. Steve has an extensive background in marketing which will assist in selling businesses.
Steve serves on the Louisiana Board of Commerce & Industry; Chairman of the Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Commission; member of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC); member of the Louisiana Industrial Development Execution Association (LIDEA); member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (LCPA); served on the Louisiana Law Institute - Commercial Law Committee; member of the Council of Development Finance Agencies; board member of the Capital Area United Way, (CAUW); served as Chairman for both CAUW Basic Needs Committee and the CAUW Investment Committee and remains a current committee member; member of CAUW Campaign Cabinet; member in the IEDC; serves on the board of Hope Ministries and is a member of the St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Steve, as a partner at VR located in Baton Rouge, LA, has the drive and determination to consistently achieve success as a leader serving his clients. Steve can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.