Richard is a licensed Florida Business Broker with over 30 years of experience in the business arena, both in the U.K. and in the U.S.
As a serial Entrepreneur, Richard started his first business enterprise at the age of just 15. He studied Business and Computer Science at East Hertfordshire College in England. Richard worked in the real estate industry before transitioning to life as a CEO and entrepreneur in the world of Information Technology.
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Career in IT and Building Businesses
At the age of 24, he founded Printext Ltd, specializing in the supply of laser printers to the corporate market in Central London. Over the coming 10 years he built the business to 60 employees with annual revenues of more than 5 million dollars. During that time, he also bought and developed a computer manufacturing business, Olympian Computers Ltd, which was subsequently sold to a major computer manufacturer. Richard went on to create and develop yet another major venture, Integrated Document Technology (IDT) Ltd, a software company specializing in software for the Legal and Financial Services Industries. The company grew very quickly, both organically and via numerous acquisitions, into yet another multi-million-dollar organization. It was eventually sold 12 years later to a major NASDAQ listed U.S. Corporation.
For the next 4 years, Richard worked as a business consultant for various major companies in the role of Business Development Director.
In realizing a lifetime dream, Richard purchased an American company under the E2 Treaty Investor Visa Program and moved to Florida in 2015. Richard lives on Sanibel Island, Florida with his wife Elise and their dog Charlie. He is an active member of the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club and the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce. Richard also serves the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, as an incoming board member for 2018.
Corporate Investment Business Brokers
He currently works with a great team of industry-leading Business Brokers at Corporate Investment Business Brokers. Richard is responsive, hardworking, knowledgeable, honest, and dedicated to his clients. It is his goal to help streamline the process for his clients, whether they are purchasing a new business, growing their business by acquisition, or aiming to sell their current business.
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