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Our Team:

Picture Michael Norman

Michael is our Managing Director and he brings over fourteen years of business brokerage experience to the group and a combined 43 years of business experience. In addition to handling several multi-million dollar deals, his experience comes from owning several businesses himself and serving in an executive management capacity of several organizations. He is a Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser and a Senior Business Analyst with the Society of Business Analyst. Learn More about Michael Norman.

Picture Paul Fackler

Paul’s previous experience is in legal research consulting specializing in the small law firm market.  He also has several years of portfolio management experience doing data analysis and stock selection with healthcare and telecommunication corporations.  With his finance and entrepreneurship background, he is passionate about small businesses and committed to helping aspiring business owners or those ready to move on to the next venture.   Learn More about Paul Fackler.

Picture Steve Duke

Steve has a diverse background with over 30 years of leadership experience in nearly all aspects of business, from engineering, product and business development, program management to general management.  His experience spans Fortune 500 corporations as well as entrepreneurial endeavors, including small business ownership.  Although Steve’s time in the corporate world was successful and rewarding, his time as an entrepreneur was where he developed a keen sense for its challenges and opportunities. Steve has developed comprehensive strategic plans, negotiated alliances, helped businesses succeed and looks forward to helping our clients do the same.   Learn More about Steve Duke.

Picture Michael Horwitz

Michael is a Business Broker and Manager of our Georgia Division. His years of experience run the gamut from senior management roles in Fortune 500 corporations to leadership positions with venture capital-backed high tech enterprises. Michael also brings small business knowledge through his seven years of owning an independent bicycle shop. Learn More about Michael Horwitz.

Picture William Frazier

William has twenty-five years of business development sales experience. He was previously a Senior Business Analyst and Founder of Wmjames & Associates, an agency providing business development consultancy services. As a proactive change agent and strong relationship manager, William has the innate ability to transform an organization's sales operation into a model for all to follow. Most importantly, he has created and delivered high-value and concise presentations, covering numerous platforms. Throughout his career, William has met or exceeded established sales goals by consistently executing sales strategies. Learn More about William Frazier.

Picture Michael Pfeffer

Michael is a Certified Business Appraiser with over 30 years of Business Ownership and Management experience in retail, real estate, financial services, and accounting.  Michael earned his MBA in Finance at the University of Iowa. Michael has a wealth of knowledge in the Business Industry evidenced by his certifications as a Senior Business Analyst and a Board Certified Intermediary. In addition to these illustrious certifications Michael is also a Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor. Pfeffer Business Services, LLC. Learn More about Michael Pfeffer.

Picture Drew Cavanaugh

Drew is our Chief Information Officer bringing over ten years of combined IT experience. He has worked with computer network infrastructures, hosted website environments, and customized software solutions. Drew is a webmaster, analyst and tech advisor for the company's team. He graduated high school summa cum laude in 2015 and is currently studying software development solutions. Learn More about Drew Cavanaugh.

Picture Mechele Mitchum

Mechele is a highly organized assistant with over 15 years experience functions ranging from customer care to call center support, scheduling, training and coaching as well as documenting and maintaining office processes. South Carolina native and community outreach advocate. Learn More about Mechele Mitchum.

With over 185 years of collective business experience, we are a team of brokers, consultants, appraisers, advisers and professionals in the Charlotte and Atlanta areas, qualified to bring a unique approach to handling the many needs of our business and property clients regardless of their size or concerns. We are The CBA Group and we stand ready to help you when it comes to selling or buying a business including many other ancillary services that may be needed in the transfer of a business.

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