BBB of North Central Texas is a non-profit organization established in 1920 and provides its services free to the public. With offices located in Dallas and Wichita Falls our service area spans 29 counties, 5.6 million consumers, and 120,000 businesses. We are committed to supporting our military, assisting our seniors, empowering our youth, and holding businesses to higher standards. Your continued support gives us the ability to connect consumers with trusted businesses. BBB|NCTX serves 29 counties in North Central Texas: Archer, Baylor, Clay, Collin, Cooke, Cottle, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Foard, Grayson, Hardeman, Haskell, Hopkins, Hunt, Jack, Kaufman, King, Knox, Lamar, Montague, Rockwall, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young.
The Alliance of M&A Advisors® (AM&AA) is the Premiere International Organization serving the educational and transactional support needs of middle market M&A professionals worldwide. The Alliance of M&A Advisors has a Membership network that spans 25 different countries.We are committed to providing education, networking, and resources for Members who do domestic, international, and cross-border M&A.
The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is the largest international non-profit association operating exclusively for people and firms engaged in business brokerage and mergers and acquisitions. This association provides business brokers education, conferences, professional designations, and networking opportunities. Formed in 1984, the IBBA has members across the world.
The M&A Source is so named because it represents “the source” of opportunity and professional growth for merger and acquisition M&A advisors and strategic professionals who are dedicated to the lower middle market (LMM).
Texas Association of Business Brokers (TABB) is the oldest business broker trade association in the country, but through its courses and support groups, we continue to keep our members current. When you see the TABB logo it demonstrates to buyers, sellers and the business transfer industry as a whole, that you subscribe to the code of ethics and professional conduct of the Texas Association of Business Brokers. Look for this stamp of approval in all your business dealings.
What is a Board Certified Broker? BCB is the professional designation bestowed by TABB on members who:
-Complete a list of core education courses covering the basic aspects of business brokerage
-Pass a professional examination developed and administered by the association
-Reach a particular level of experience in the broker profession
-Maintain a high level of ethical standards based on the TABB Code of Ethics
-Meet annual re-certification requirements that include continuing education
Axial is the largest platform on the internet for buying, selling, advising, and financing private companies. Over the last 10 years, Axial has established a single, well-known platform that business owners and deal professionals trust to discover and connect with new transaction partners.
The Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) credential is for professional advisors who want to effectively engage more business owners. Through the process of Exit Planning (the Value Acceleration Methodology), owners can build more valuable companies, have stronger personal financial plans, and align their personal goals. Earning CEPA doesn't change your expertise, it enhances your ability to engage business owners and have value-added conversations around growth and exit.
The Exit Planning Institute (EPI) is an education company. We are powered by a dedicated staff, industry experts, and market leaders, that are passionate about providing top professional advisors the best industry content, ongoing practice support, and owner education resources. From humble beginnings, EPI has grown to become the exit planning market leader while staying focused and true to our mission. We are an education company that certifies and supports more than 3,000 CEPAs (and counting) as well as thousands of advisors worldwide through national, regional, chapter, and virtual education. Explore our history and make plans to play a part in our future.
The Value Builder System™ helps you attract, qualify, nurture, convert and advise business owners. With our robust tools, improve lead generation, increase sales conversion and retain more clients. Discover how our all-in-one solution will supercharge your practice today.
The Exit Planning Exchange is a network of local nonprofit associations of diverse professional advisors collaborating to help their private company clients build business value, transfer ownership and create a legacy of success in their lives and their communities.
Lynn E. Taylor, President, and CEO of Taylor Protocols, is a business optimization expert in the areas of human capital, C-level performance, executive coaching, and organization design. He is the creator of the Core Values Index assessment (CVI), the only hiring values assessment to accurately predict future job performance by characterizing and quantifying the innate, unchanging human nature of a person and what they are naturally wired to do.
Lynn has performed more than 200 successful turnaround projects over the past 20 years. He and his Core Values Index have been installed in thousands of organizations large and small to increase human productivity and leadership performance. Notable clients include Alcoa, CitiBank, Merrill Lynch and JG Wentworth to name a few.
In the early days, Lynn worked alongside Dr. Ed Geiger, pioneering the development of the world’s first non-invasive cardiac-output computer. He used similar pattern-matching algorithms to produce the first IBM PC-compatible speech recognition system. At Taylor Protocols, Lynn uses the same scientific approach to develop Top Performer Profiles to accurately pre-select future top performers for any position in any company.
Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, enables companies around the world to improve their business performance.
What is a company worth? This is the question that appraisers and financial experts often need to answer. That is why every informed stakeholder in business valuation, performance benchmarking, or risk assessment turns to Business Valuation Resources (BVR) for authoritative deal and market data, news and research, training, and expert opinion when valuing a business. Trust BVR for unimpeachable business valuation intelligence. BVR’s data, publications, and analysis have won in the boardroom and the courtroom for over two decades.
BusinessBroker.net (BBN) was started in 1999 and is a leading marketplace for businesses-for-sale and franchises for sale on the Internet. Essentially, BBN is an online advertising service that helps business owners and franchises sell their businesses by connecting them with prospective buyers. We connect thousands of business buyers and sellers each month. The BusinessBroker.net database consists of over 28,000 businesses and franchises for sale. BBN has over 1,000 business brokers who use our website to promote and advertise their business-for-sale listings. If you are looking to sell a business, you can find a reputable business broker near you by using our Broker Directory. BBN aims to be a one-stop shop for business buyers and sellers. We thank you for visiting our site and always look forward to hearing your thoughts and suggestions on how to improve the site.
BizBuySell is the Internet's largest and most heavily trafficked business for sale marketplace, with more business for sale listings, more unique users, and more search activity than any other service. BizBuySell has an inventory of over 65,000 businesses for sale and more than 3 million monthly visits. BizBuySell also has one of the largest databases of for-sale and sold comparables, as well as a leading franchise directory.
Bankers, business brokers, accountants & thousands of readers call the Business Reference Guide, “an absolute necessity-invaluable to anyone involved in privately held businesses.” For 30+ years, The Business Reference Guide (BRG) has been the industry’s essential guide for pricing businesses. This streamlined and intuitive industry reference guide provides business transaction professionals with up-to-date rule of thumb and pricing information on nearly 600 types of businesses.
Focused on the business brokerage profession, our publications and services are created to serve a range of experience, from the business broker just entering the profession (or even still considering entry) to the well-seasoned veteran. Regardless of your experience, we look forward to bringing you the professional advantage.
Founded in 1993, the North Texas Commercial Association of REALTORS® and Real Estate Professionals is a trade association that exists to enhance the business opportunities of its members through real-time access to critical real estate information, education, recognition and networking events. One of the leading local commercial real estate associations in the country, NTCAR’s members benefit from proprietary industry resources and customized services.
The Texas Legislature established the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) in 1949 to safeguard consumers in matters of real property transactions and valuation services. TREC shares staff members and resources with the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB), established as an independent subdivision of TREC in 1991 when federal law required increased regulation of appraisals. Together TREC and TALCB oversee real estate brokerage, real property appraisals, inspections, right-of-way services, and timeshare. The agency provides licensing, education, and complaint investigation services, as well as regulation and enforcement of state laws and requirements that govern each of these areas of service to consumers in Texas.