|Office ID|| NIAGAON001|
|Address|| 437A Mississauga Street P.O. Box 104|
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
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About Sunbelt Niagara
Sunbelt Hamilton and Sunbelt Niagara have combined our extensive knowledge of these markets to deliver an exceptional experience for Sellers and Buyers of successful small to mid-sized businesses. Our extensive experience along with the support and resources of Sunbelt Canada make us the preferred choice in the region. We are proud to be part of the 30 independently owned Sunbelt offices in Canada and 250 locations around the world.We are guided by an ethos of integrity, professionalism and complete confidentiality. Your success is our success. For more information, we invite you to speak with one of senior intermediaries, today.
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Sunbelt Niagara Staff
Jim Friesen, MBA, CMA, CPA, is proud to call Niagara home. After spending numerous years working in a large Accounting and Consulting firm (Toronto/Calgary), he joined Sunbelt Business Brokers Canada and opened an office in Niagara. This has allowed him to leverage his existing skills and experience while working with businesses within his community.Jim had the good fortune of growing up in a family-owned business in the London, Ontario region. This experience was instrumental in teaching him the value of hard work and customer relationships, and the importance of understanding small business fundamentals. Today, he continues to be involved in the family business which is still going strong.Jim has spent his professional career working in Finance with large national and global organizations throughout Canada. Most recently, he worked for a national Accounting and Consulting firm where he managed a team of analysts, evaluating the company’s financial performance and identifying Merger and Acquisition (M&A) opportunities.Jim completed his undergraduate degree at Western University and then completed his CPA/CMA while living in the Greater Toronto Area. A few years later while working in Calgary, Jim completed his MBA at the University of Calgary.Active memberships include the International Business Brokers Association and Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.Contact Jim at:Direct (905) 357 8100 Email [email protected] www.sunbeltcanada.com
Ryan Murphy is an analyst and his primary responsibilities include performing analyses to assist in determining the Most Probable Selling Price of businesses, conducting industry research, and preparing and managing marketing documents for our engagements.He is a co-owner of a manufacturing business with export sales around the world. Before joining Sunbelt, Ryan was Vice-President of Marketing and Sales for ten years and he was President for eight years in his jointly owned company. Originally, Ryan was brought in to the family business in 2000 and made partner in 2001, he is now business partners with a long-term colleague, both having acquired the other family members’ shares.Ryan gained enormous entrepreneurial experience in operating a privately-owned family business, as well as successfully completing his degree in Honours Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University with a focus on finance and marketing.Ryan has a network of business professionals that can assist in meeting your company goals and understands the challenges and rewards of a business owner. He has been acknowledged by the business community with business nominations and awards. Ryan is excited to be part of the Hamilton Sunbelt team!
Ross de St. Croix
Ross de St. Croix is an analyst with responsibilities that include performing analyses to assist in valuations, conducting industry research, and preparing and managing marketing documents for our engagements. Ross has been fortunate to have lived and worked his entire life in the Hamilton/Brant region. His work experience ranges from sales with two Fortune 500 companies, both in the telecommunications sector to sales, marketing and management in three small boutique manufacturing firms. Working in these roles, Ross has a gained a unique perspective and a wealth of experience in all aspects of business. Ross has also gained enormous entrepreneurial experience as a partner in 3 small privately owned businesses, and is excited to bring this knowledge to the Sunbelt Hamilton team. Ross works with a team of professionals that he can rely on to help meet and exceed your expectations.
Thomas is a team-oriented professional who joins Sunbelt as an analyst. He is responsible for research, analysis, valuation, financial modelling and providing client support. Thomas gained valuable experience in business analysis and professional consulting while working in Toronto with a major Canadian bank and with two of the Big 5 Public Accounting Firms. Through this experience, he learned the value in building meaningful and long-lasting relationships.Thomas holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance from Dalhousie University and is currently pursuing the CFA designation. In his spare time, he stays active playing hockey, golfing, camping, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Viviana is a Jane of all trades with a varied background in advertising, marketing, video production, and office management.Viviana’s past experience with a large media publishing and distribution company has allowed her the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships and work with hundreds of clients helping them make their vision a reality, from concept to completion.As Executive Assistant to the SB Mergers & Acquisitions team, Viviana is instrumental in assisting clients, overseeing marketing initiatives, implementing office procedures, and providing overall support to the team.Viviana co-owns a video production company and in her spare time she co-produces a weekly web series.
Rob Hooton, CBI, CPA, CA, CMA, LPA has been a lifelong resident of the Hamilton/Brant community. Prior to opening the Hamilton Sunbelt office, Rob was a Partner in a large regional CPA firm. With thirty years of experience in public accounting, he has gained significant experience working with business owners. Rob is also the co-owner of a manufacturing business with annual sales to more than thirty countries worldwide. Rob has been involved in acquisitions as well as advising on numerous corporate buy and sell transactions for companies with revenues ranging from less than $1 million to in excess of $200 million. With his entrepreneurial background, Rob understands the day to day issues as well as the challenges and rewards of corporate ownership. His decades of public accounting experience have also given him a far reaching network of contacts that he can tap to help you meet your goals. Rob is a member of the International Business Brokers Association and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and he holds the designations of Certified Business Intermediary, the Certified Public Accountants designation and that of a Chartered Accountant. Contact Rob at: Cell: 519-751-5392 Office: 905-538-5741