Edison Business Advisors, the most awarded and highest credentialed business brokerage firm in Southwest Florida since 2014, is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Hardman and Nivedita “Niv” Buzzetta to their team.
Brian Hardman is a registered Florida business intermediary and a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). Throughout his career, he has earned a reputation for developing creative solutions to varied challenges. He enjoys completing diverse and challenging projects in a variety of markets including the tourism, marine, and technology sectors.
Brian has spent the bulk of his professional career operating, scaling, and selling small businesses and properties in the United States and abroad. He initially worked for Simon Property Group (SPG) in Indianapolis, Indiana; the largest shopping mall developer in the United States. In 2009, he relocated to Florida where he successfully renovated and sold The Palladium Flats, a LEED-registered “smart” midrise condominium conversion project in downtown St. Petersburg. He subsequently moved to Europe where he moved up the ladder in the family office world. He successfully managed the purchase and sale of a portfolio of assets exceeding $30M USD. He has worked with family offices for more than ten years.
Brian graduated with a Bachelor in Science from Indiana University, Bloomington, and is a qualified marine engineer. He sits on the advisory board of Meta Entertainment World, is Co-Founder of the #TECHICONS, and is a local angel investor. He is a licensed Yachtmaster and has sailed from more than 40 international ports.
He spends his weekends with family, biking, hiking, and enjoying the outdoor lifestyle.
Brian has a passion for small businesses, and will put that to work for you!
Nivedita “Niv” Buzzetta is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI); a designation awarded by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). She started her successful career as a strategic and relationship management professional in Global Equities Services on Wall Street. She acquired over 22 years of experience working with international companies listed on US stock exchanges in various industries. Her role included in-depth benchmarking analysis leading to the implementation of strategic initiatives.
She capitalized on her corporate skills as an entrepreneur by purchasing a logistics and e-commerce business in Southwest Florida. She applied her skills in market analysis, business development, and management optimization to grow and eventually sell her business. As a business intermediary, she helps buyers and sellers in various industries navigate the complexities of market trends and business transactions throughout Florida.
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