Certified Business Intermediary Designation

For Immediate Release   –  Certified Business Intermediary Designation

Michael G. Lohbeck Receives Certified Business Intermediary Designation

Atlanta, Georgia – December 1, 2012 – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) announces it has conferred Michael G. Lohbeck of Cincinnati, Ohio its’ prestigious designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI).

The IBBA is the world’s largest international organization of experienced, dedicated business brokerage intermediaries representing the middle market.  The CBI designation is awarded to intermediaries who have proven professional excellence through verified transaction experience, education and peer review.  Mr. Lohbeck’s designation demonstrates exemplary commitment and experience as a professional business intermediary.

Since 1983, the IBBA has addressed professional issues of business brokerage specialists.  The organization has over 1,000 cooperating intermediaries active in middle-market transactions across the world.  It provides education, networking, conferences, member tools, peer-to-peer roundtables, private equity expos and other support, all specific to business brokerage specialists.

“We are genuinely excited to be recognized by the International Business Broker’s Association with this very distinct designation” said Lohbeck.  “We are already deeply involved on the Business Development side of our business.  Being a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) will allow us to help those who want to sell their business, or those who want to buy a business, realize their financial dreams.”

Mike Lohbeck is Owner of MGL Business Solutions and has devoted his professional career to assisting many business owners in making their dreams a reality.  Mike is seasoned in business development, sales, succession planning, acquisitions and asset management with over 25 years of experience working with small to mid-sized businesses.

“The CBI designation is a true mark of distinction that helps business owners in selecting advisors for their business brokerage transactions.  I have put the education to use for my clients and have seen the payoff,” said Lohbeck.  “Through the IBBA, the designation sets the standard for professional intermediaries.”

Additional information is available from MGL Business Solutions by telephoning Mike directly at (513) 200-0247.   He is available to the news media as a source of information or comments regarding business development, sales, succession planning, acquisitions and asset management and mergers of closely held businesses and the market for them.

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About MGL Business Solutions:  Over the past three decades, Mike Lohbeck has worked with over 50 small to mid-sized, family owned and operated businesses in the Midwest.   Known for his tireless dedication to those he works with, Mike’s interests include strategic initiatives, business planning, sales and revenue generation, business development, staffing and personnel development, and succession planning.

Starting with his first real work experience, working for a small family owned chain of meat stores at age 16, graduating to a larger family owned chain of grocery stores, then on to working closely with over 50 small to mid-sized businesses, while employed in sales, middle management and upper management positions, with one of the premier full service HVAC wholesale distributors in the Midwest region.

Mike’s 30+ years of professional experience, combined with his formal education in Marketing and Finance at the University of Cincinnati, have given him invaluable understanding of what it takes to plan, develop and run a profitable business.   Mike’s experience has enabled him to work through various economic cycles that have occurred over the past three decades.   Because Mike has a long history with family owned businesses, he also has extensive knowledge of succession planning and preparing exit strategies.

Whether referring to personal growth, or business growth, Mike adheres to the “Grow or Die” theory.   It is with this philosophy in mind that Mike and MGL Business Solutions will strive to Make Your Dreams a Reality.

About IBBA:  Formed in 1983, the International Business Brokers Association® is the largest international non-profit association operating exclusively for the benefit of people and firms engaged in the various aspects of a business brokerage and mergers and acquisitions. Today, the IBBA has more than 1,300 cooperative business brokers and intermediaries across North America, Asia, Europe and Australia. For more information, visit www.ibba.org.

Contact Mike Today:

MGL Business Solutions – Cincinnati, Ohio 45248

Mike Lohbeck, CBI

Phone:  (513) 200-0247

Email:  Mike@MGLBusinesssolutions.com

Website:  www.MGLBusinesssolutions.com