California BRE Agent; Oregon Principal Broker; FINRA
Raymond brings over 30 years of financial and operations experience in a variety of roles including FINRA Registered Options Principal S4, General Principal S24, Financial and Operations Principal S27, Investment Banking Principal S79, Chief Compliance Officer, CFO, Board Member, Principal Broker, Managing Director and Managing Partner. Raymond utilizes his knowledge and experience to collect, quantify, analyze then effectively communicate the value of a client company through clearly written comprehensive business reports and precise financial performance reviews. A UCLA graduate, licensed as Agent in California working with the San Francisco office and as Principal Broker in Oregon managing the Eugene office, he readily collaborates with myriad business leaders in his vast network to expand the universe of potential buyers for his client companies. Raymond also represents strategic buyers in unsolicited acquisition attempts. www.Linkedin.com/in/raymondpdowd
Susan H Costa, MBA, Founder of Mosaic Fair Trade Collection, Inc at 28 East Broadway, Eugene has sold her business through Business Team Oregon to Liisa M John as of 12/31/2018. Susan enjoyed the experience so much that she joined Business Team Oregon to help other business owners in need of consultation. Susan will help expand the 38 year old M&A advisory firm to Bend working as a Business Broker based in Eugene. Susan brings a strong work ethic, recent business sales experience and business acumen developed at the prestigious Marshall Business School at USC where she earned top honors in the MBA program. Susan will work directly with Managing Director Raymond P. Dowd who has over thirty years of experience in complex financial transaction management and is responsible for overall operations in Oregon.
Phone: (408) 316-5198
Professional Affiliations: IBBA (past board member), CABB (past president)
Mr. MacLachlan is the President and founder of BTI Group (1981), the largest regional intermediary for small and mid-sized businesses, with 10 offices in the Western United States and over 5,300 completed transactions. He is qualified as an expert witness in California Superior Court.
Prior to founding BTI Group, Ian started a chain of motorcycle dealerships which he built into the largest Kawasaki dealer in the U.S. The experience of selling it prompted him to enter the merger and acquisition profession.
He is a founder, past President, and former Director of the California Association of Business Brokers, a past Director and current member of the International Business Brokers Association, and a member of M&A Source. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.
Ian received a degree in physics from San Jose State University.