Eric J. Gall, MBA, CM&AP, CBI, ABI, M&AMI
Eric Gall is the registered broker and founder of Edison Business Advisors. Eric has the results, credentials, and experience to sell your business or assist you in buying a business.
Over the past 25 years, Eric has participated in many forms of business transactions closing in on $300M. In the past three years, 2020-2022, Eric sold 33 businesses totaling over $51M. He has earned an impressive 34 awards since 2010.
His Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Awards include BBF #1 Florida Top Dollar Producer among 853 BBF intermediaries; five BBF Dealmaker Top 50 in Sales Volume, won every year since inception; four BBF #1 Southwest Florida Top Dollar Producer; and twelve BBF Million Dollar Plus.
His International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) awards include two IBBA Platinum Chairman’s Circle $10M+; three IBBA Chairman's Circle $3M+; and four IBBA Deal Maker 10+ Transactions.
His M&A Source awards include M&A Source Platinum Club $15M+; and two M&A Source Executive Club $5M+.
Eric is highly credentialed having obtained his Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from IBBA; Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CM&AP) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) from M&A Source; and Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) from American Business Brokers Association (ABBA). Eric completed all available CBI-Dental training through IBBA and will be among the first certified in this specialized field. He was the first to obtain a CM&AP and M&AMI, second to obtain a CBI, and is the only ABI in Southwest Florida. Eric holds BSE and MBA degrees from the University of Michigan.
The CBI requires meeting stringent education and performance requirements as well as the high ethical standards of the IBBA. The CM&AP requires achieving in-depth knowledge of the specialized approach required to successfully prepare and execute lower-middle-market transactions (above $1M in EBITDA). The M&AMI requires meeting education requirements, attending two M&A Source conferences, completing three transactions over $1.5M, and recertification every three years. The ABI requires meeting a specified number of completed transactions and years in the business.
Prior to founding Edison Business Advisors, Eric spent six years as Regional Vice President for Florida Business Exchange (business brokerage); three years as President of a private equity group where he bought, sold, and operated several businesses in the IT, automotive, and transportation sectors; and 17 years at Ford Motor Company where he worked in corporate M&A, led the post-merger integration efforts for Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, and Mazda, and helped establish an Asia-Pacific product development group. Eric was recognized as an expert in multicultural negotiation.
Eric is an active member of BBF, IBBA, and M&A Source. He is the leader of ABBA National Best Practices Forum, President of BBF Southwest Florida Region, and serves on M&A Source Deal Market Committee and BBF State Board. Eric is also a speaker and contributing author for numerous local, national, and international publications.
By investing time and money in education, certifications, and best practices, Eric has achieved a tremendous return for his clients by transacting businesses at a significantly higher rate than the industry average.
Eric enjoys playing in adult baseball leagues and tournaments.
Main Street and Lower-Middle-Market Businesses
- 8891 Brighton Lane, Suite 105
- Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
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