The Team - Lion Business Advisors

Proven Track Record of Successful M&A

Our team has been recognized as M&A Advisors of the Year 2022 & 2023 – USA, by Acquisitions International. Top 10 M&A Consulting Firm 2022 by Financial Services Review. #1 Business Broker, Austin 2022 & 2023, by the Austin Business Awards Program. Our team has also been featured on The Expert Exchange” podcast and  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

Principal | Sr. M&A Advisor

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

Tiffany Wilson

M&A Advisor

Austin Office

Jim Calhoun

M&A Advisor

Temple Texas

Shelia Darby


Sr. Valuation Expert

Angelo DeCaro CTP.

Turnaround Specialist | M&A Advisor

Merri Cronk


Franchise Consultant

Owen Park

Jr. M&A Advisor

Austin Office

Ana Sacramento

Operations Manager

Austin Office

Todd Hagopian

Managing Director

Oklahoma 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