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With over 100 years of collective business experience, we are a team of brokers, consultants, appraisers, advisers and professionals in the Charlotte area, 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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Howard Kaplan, MBA

Howard began his career in sales and marketing rising rapidly from direct sales to leading a group of regional sales offices for Vector Marketing, the marketing arm for Cutco. He took his multi-unit retail/service operations experience to a larger scale with several different brands including HCX Salons International, Quizno’s, Sea Tow Services International, and Marinemax. His core experience is planning and opening new locations then driving operational excellence at the single-unit level. He has extensive experience with membership-based and recurring customer business models and a keen focus on driving repeat business and increasing positive customer interactions.  Howard used those skills to build a multi-unit franchise operation which he sold in 2016.

In addition to his management career, Howard has been an active real estate broker, developer, and investor with Charlotte Investment Homes focused on residential and commercial real estate property identification, funding, rehabilitation, and construction.

Howard earned an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Tufts University, and an MBA in Finance and Organizational Strategy from the University of Rochester.

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