Houston, TX, December 29, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Exit Planning Institute awarded Frank Stabler, principal of Certified Business Brokers (CBB), recently with the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) certification after completing EPI's intensive CEPA program. Stabler joins an exclusive group of fewer than 100 business advisors worldwide who have received this designation. CBB has been selling Texas companies since 1974 and are specialists in valuation, marketing and the negotiation and sale of privately-held businesses.
"CBB has been helping business owners sell their companies for 35 years, exit planning complements the services we offer and will be a core approach to our practice in assisting business owners articulate and align their personal, business and financial goals," said Stabler. "As the wave of baby-boomer business owners retire, there will be an even higher demand for the resources and services we offer."
The Exit Planning Institute is an association of professional business advisors providing exit planning services for business owners. The Institute leads the exit planning profession by setting the highest standards of education, ethics, and professional excellence for advisors in the exit planning field.
The CEPA program was specifically designed for business advisors who work closely with owners of privately-held companies. Using an executive MBA style format, the program is designed around a central case study and uses a combination of lectures, group discussions, case studies and individual exercises to introduce participants to concepts and to reinforce skills. To receive the certification Stabler successfully completed the six-hour proctored examination.
About Certified Business Brokers (CBB):
Certified Business Brokers, headquartered in Houston, is Texas' largest business brokerage firm. CBB is a founding member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and the Texas Association of Business Brokers (TABB). They are also members of Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and M&A Source. They are specialists in Business Brokerage, Mergers and Acquisitions, Exit Planning, Business Valuations and Appraisals.