Meet Our Team – Sunbelt Network of Kern County Team

The Bakersfield Sunbelt Team of Brokers has decades of combined small business experience. Selling your business or buying a new one is easier when using a professional, and usually more profitable. Sunbelt’s Small Business Brokers will do all the footwork for you to save your time for more important matters. They will evaluate businesses, double check the selling prices to make sure your small business investments are good ones and keep you on track with only potentially successful endeavors. Give our team a call today to get started with selling your business or purchasing one with profit potential.


John Willingham

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John Willingham

Office Owner

John Willingham brings over 30 years of commercial real estate and business brokerage experience to serve his clients. John is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and holds their Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation. John is also…

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Russ Allred

Call:(661) 319-3072
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Russ Allred

Broker

Mr. Allred is the author of two published books on business development: The Family Business, and Best Practices of High Performance Entrepreneurs. He is the co-creator of the Hot 100 Business Development process that is increasing gross revenue and job…

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Perry Angress

Call:661-323-2358
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Perry Angress

Broker

I am currently a Business Agent/Consultant working for Sunbelt Business Brokers, specializing in helping clients with the sale and acquisition of companies located in California with an emphasis in the Central Valley Region. I have a multiple of company listings…

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Carol Bennett

Call:661-369-1516
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Carol Bennett

Broker Associate

CAROL BENNETT, Broker Associate   Carol Bennett has over 22 years in the residential real estate industry which includes resale, foreclosures, and new home sales.  Her territories have included Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, Fresno, Tulare, Sacramento, and Placer counties.  Carol…

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Phil Haney

Call:661-644-5313
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Phil Haney

Broker

Phil Haney is a highly motivated and passionate professional, and an expert and specialist in business brokering for sellers and buyers and business evaluation services, and also works on commercial, leasing and real estate services. He has forty years of…

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Scott Lieberg

Call:661-378-7407
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Scott Lieberg

Broker

Scott Lieberg specializes in the Service Station and Convenience Store market in the Central Valley, Central Coast, and selected clients elsewhere. He focuses deeply in this market segment because he sees that the complexities of the Buyer / Seller community,…

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Richard Smetana

Call:760-568-1511
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Richard Smetana

Broker

Richard earned his CBI (Certified Business Intermediary) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and his CBB (Certified Business Broker) from the Californian Association of Business Brokers. Through successful completion of a comprehensive training and examination program and demonstration…

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