The Team - Lion Business Brokers

Proven Track Record of Successful M&A

Our team has been recognized as M&A Advisors of the Year 2022 – USA, by Acquisitions International. Top 10 M&A Consulting Firm 2022 by Financial Services Review. #1 Business Broker, Austin 2022, by the Austin Business Awards Program. Our team has also been featured on AM talk radio show “Ask The Experts”, on AM1370 & 1190AM as well as articles in the Silicon Review, Total Prestige Magazine and more!

Meet Our Team

Joshua Carnes

President | M&A Advisor

Texas Operations

Kit Webster

Sr. M&A Advisor

Austin Texas

Van Moody

Sr. M&A Advisor

Texas | New York

Travis Strack

M&A Advisor

Fort Worth Texas

Jim Calhoun

M&A Advisor

Temple Texas

Kevin McGraw Esq.

M&A Advisor

Dallas Texas

Shelia Darby


Sr. Valuation Expert

Marcos Chavira

M&A Advisor

Texas | Mexico

Kingsley DeSpain

Business Development Manager

Austin Office

Todd Hagopian

Managing Director

Oklahoma Office

Ana Sacramento

Operations Manager

Austin Office

Tiffany Wilson

Marketing Manager

Austin Office

Client Testimonials

“I hired Lion Business Brokers to sell my machine shop. I was skeptical when I first hired them because I had a bad experience with another business broker. That’s why it was important to me to find someone professional, with integrity and…

DFW Machine Shop
President & Founder

“Working with Lion Business Brokers was a very professional and efficient experience. Our goal was to find a business that would meet our financial goals but as importantly fit into our lifestyle. With your help we achieved both objectives. There were many…

Private Buyer

“Without Josh, I would not have sold my business! What a feeling, to sell the business my husband I built up! Josh did everything – from taking the time to understand our transition goals, listing it everywhere appropriate, weeding out the “real”…

Learning Center Franchise
Director & Owner