GABB Class: Introduction to Sell-Side Business Brokering April 29 NEW DATE
Introduction to Sell-Side Business Brokering will be offered online on Thursday, April 29, by the Georgia Association of Business Brokering.
The class will qualify towards the Board-Certified Broker designation, the state’s only professional certification for business brokers. The class was previously scheduled on April 13, but we have had to change the date due to an unavoidable conflict.
NEW DATE for THIS CLASS, THURSDAY, April 29.
Georgia’s top-selling business broker in 2020, C. David Chambless, president of Abraxas Business Services, will teach the online class which will cover the many skills business brokers need when selling an existing business. Those who successfully complete the class, #72873, will earn three continuing education credits from the Georgia Real Estate Commission through GABB’s Real Estate School #8074.
The class will cover confidentiality, non-disclosure agreements, engagement agreements, analyzing the business you’re selling, identifying and marketing to potential buyers, negotiating various agreements, working with the buyer’s bankers, due diligence, closing documents and closing the deal.
This class qualifies towards the GABB’s Board-Certified Broker program, a new certification designed by the GABB. The BCB program is the state’s only certification program for professional business brokers. The GABB operates a Real Estate School, license #8074 from the Georgia Real Estate Commission, specializing in training business brokers.
The class will be $49 for GABB members, and $75 for non-GABB members. If you want to register for the GABB’s Board-Certified Broker program, the class and BCB registration will be a total of $225, which includes the $195 BCB registration fee. The three-hour class will start at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon. After you have registered for the class, you will get the Zoom link to join the class. The GREC requires that you attend the entire class to receive credit towards renewing your real estate license. GABB requires that you pass an end-of-course test to receive credit.
INSTRUCTOR: C. David Chambless, president of Abraxas Business Services, was the top-selling broker in the Georgia Association of Business Brokers’s 2020 Million Dollar Club. Chambless’ company provides integrated services to sellers (and buyers) of businesses with revenues of $5-to-$30 million, with a focus on businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, technology, and services industries. He has been president of GABB twice, is a lifetime multi-million-dollar member of the Million Dollar Club, and has earned the prestigious GABB Phoenix award for a decade of reaching the Multi-Million Dollar Club. Prior to Abraxas, he held various positions in sales, marketing, and executive roles in technology firms; as CFO for Aaron Rents as well as for private companies; and as a management consultant. Mr. Chambless has a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from Georgia Tech. He is an inactive certified public accountant. Prior to graduate school, Mr. Chambless commanded components of a U.S. Army Pershing Missile unit in West Germany. Mr. Chambless is very active in his communities. He is a member of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), the Association for Corporate Growth, and a longtime member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). He serves on a fundraising committee of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and on the board of the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. In his involvement with the Technology Association of Georgia, he served as a member of the TAG board of directors and its executive committee as well as the chairman of TAG’s Leadership Council; he was a founder and the chairman of TAG-FinTech; he chaired TAG-Finance for seven years.