Joshua Carnes - Lion Business Advisors

Joshua Carnes

Principal | Sr. M&A Advisor
Austin Chapter President TABB
Executive Chair, Austin AM&AA
Host: The Expert Exchange Podcast
Co-Host: The Texas Business Broker Podcast

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    Joshua takes a measured and analytical approach to Mergers and Acquisitions, armed with data and research that helps business owners reach the right audience of potential buyers. As President of the company, Joshua brings clients an impressive background in marketing and consulting, with extensive training from the hands of a former CMO of Oracle. Years of high-level strategic marketing experience helped prepare Joshua to lead Lion Business Advisors and its successful team of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors

    Selling a business takes trust, and Joshua has worked hard to build that over his career. Joshua relies on lessons he learned while working for both privately and publicly held national and international companies to get the job done. “Our goal is to set the bar high on the level of service business owners should expect when engaging with professionals in the M&A industry”, he says.
    Every deal he and his team facilitate requires laser-focused attention to detail.

    Joshua looks for advisors like himself , experts who are ready to handle every step of the process, to help business owners make informed decisions. “I love working with business owners,” Joshua says. “Every transaction is unique and brings its own set of challenges. I’m a problem-solver. There is no boring repetition in this industry.” In addition to attention to detail, confidentiality is key when selling a business, and Joshua works diligently to ensure all transactions remain private.

    Selling a business is a life-changing moment for the seller — and the buyer. Joshua considers it an honor to be a trusted advisor in the journey of selling a business. Joshua is less interested in the number of clients Lion Business Brokers brings on, as he is in providing a superior level of customer service to the clients they have. Lion Business Advisors takes a team approach to everything it does with staff working together to get the best outcome for clients.

    Outside of the office, Joshua’s life centers on his three sons. He is actively involved with the local youth sports leagues and volunteer coaches his sons’ football and soccer teams. Joshua has been recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives for his work with at-risk youth.

    Joshua is a member of the International Business Broker Association, M&A Source a Certified Business Broker by the North American Alliance of Business Brokers, and is recognized as an Industry Expert by Business Brokerage Press Inc. & Business Reference Guide.