Hosted By: Michigan Small Business Development Center

The Michigan Small Business Development Center has assembled an experienced team of experts to discuss the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business. Buyers and sellers will separate into individual sessions targeting both tracks [sellers and buyers], followed by a session with buyers and sellers participating with a panel of experienced professionals. Focused sessions will cover specific challenges and opportunities.

Who should attend? Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business as well as accountants, attorneys, business brokers, financial planners, CEOs, CFOs, will gain much from this conference.

Topics include:

  • Business valuation
  • Preparing to sell
  • Due diligence
  • Financing your purchase


Speaker lineup includes:

  • Eric Seifert, Growth Consultant | SBDC
  • Greg Light, CFA, ASA | Rehmann
  • Alex Calder, Sales & Marketing Manager | Rua & Associates
  • Jonathan Siebers, JD | Rhoades McKee
  • Peggy Murphy, CPA | Hungerford Nichols
  • Doug Holtrop, Senior VP | Mercantile Bank
  • Brad Wahr, VP Commercial Lending | Mercantile Bank

Event Details


April 28, 2016


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Mid Michigan Community College (Mt. Pleasant Campus)

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