Alan Melton, CBI, CBB, FBA co-founded and served as CEO of a leading small company before selling the business to a publicly held company. During that time he led the company to grow from 2 employees to 130 employees. The company was listed in several national and local publications as one of the fastest growing privately held companies. Prior to selling the company, Alan was recognized by the President of the United States as the SBA’s Small Business Person of the Year. His company was the recipient of the coveted Florida Sterling Governor’s Award for organizational performance excellence; joining a distinguished list of large recipients such as Merrill Lynch, the Ritz-Carlton, and Honeywell.

In 2004, Alan founded Empire Business Brokers, LLC to help both business sellers and buyers transition into lifestyles that meet their goals, dreams and aspirations. Alan and his team provide confidential buying and selling assistance. Recently they helped a business buyer secure financing of 132% of the sale price. They understand how to help you prepare your small or middle market company for sale and how to move through the selling process while remaining focused on your business. Alan is a Certified Business Intermediary.

Alan has started and led ten companies, and he has decades of experience in business management. Presently he serves as founder and partner of two growing businesses. The author of Small Business SolutionsAlan has a passion for business coaching, marketing strategies, business growth and increasing cash flow for business owners.

Alan attended Thomas Edison State University and Jacksonville University, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is a Certified Business Intermediary and a Certified Family Business Advisor. Alan mentored juvenile delinquents for 15 years and has presided over national and local boards and committees.