2024 Winter Conference Recap

We extend our heartfelt thanks to each sponsor, exhibitor, speaker, and attendee who joined us in the charming city of Charleston for the 2024 Winter Conference. With over 400 attendees, this event has been heralded as the best AM&AA Conference yet, a testament to the growing strength and vibrancy of our community. Check out these…

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Member Highlight: Megan McIver

Megan McIver, Chief of Staff, West Series at Lockton Companies, has been a member of AM&AA for nearly three years and in that time has  served in several roles including Rocky Mountain Chapter Vice-Chair, National Membership Committee Member, National Chapters Committee member and most recently became the Rocky Mountain Chapter Chair.   When asked what…

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Steps for a Successful Closing

The closing is a pivotal moment in the history of a business as it marks the formal transfer of a business from one party to the next. Behind every successful closing is months of focus and hard work. Simply stated, a successful closing doesn’t just happen, but is instead the byproduct of extensive negotiations.  One…

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Lack of Experience Can Be a True Deal Killer

Most business owners are experts at running their specific businesses. They are not necessarily experts at selling businesses. This is where working with a seasoned brokerage professional can prove to be invaluable.  As it turns out, there are endless examples of people trying to save money by simply finding an MBA to handle the sale…

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What Can Negatively Impact Your Chances of a Sale?

The last thing that any business owner wants is for a sale to fall through over something that was completely preventable. The good news is that with proper preparation and planning, these mistakes can be minimized or avoided altogether. Workforce Issues One of the top mistakes that business owners can make is allowing for an…

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