Meet The Team

Corporate Business Brokers To Help You in Your Quest

Paul Forsberg is a Business Growth Coach and Business Broker.

He helps small business owners GET MORE CUSTOMERS – MAKE MORE MONEY & GROW COMPANY VALUE so when the time comes, they can sell for TOP DOLLAR and walk away wealthy.

Having grown up in a family business and had 16 businesses of my own, it’s all I know. After buying, starting and selling 14 business over the past 35 years, I became a business broker (business #15) and consultant.

Author of the Amazon Best Selling Book “The 5 Fundamental Elements of Every Successful and Sellable Business … Why Most Businesses Cannot be Sold and What You Can Do About It”  >>>> Buy It Here <<<<

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Jerry Vanausdall began his career in the Business Brokerage field in 1964 after finishing his education at William & Mary College and Richmond Professional Institute in Virginia. He was a partner in the Firm of Light-VanAusdall, Inc. for over twenty seven years.
During that time he and his partner owned over thirty one business, including Motels, Restaurants and retail operations.

While representing business sellers, he became known for his professional approach in dealing with his clients.

When selling your business, with over 50 years’ experience, Jerry can assist you in navigating the intricate process and complete the transaction to your complete satisfaction.




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Chris Vick –
Commercial Real Estate Sales

Chris Vick has over 30 years of experience with consultative lending to small businesses, commercial real estate lending and sales experience.  Chris and his wife Barbara currently own and operate a very successful home health care business that has been in operation since 1974.  Chris has also managed and sold multiple operating businesses.  Formerly, he was the FDIC Resolutions and Receivership’s Corporate Manager responsible for asset marketing after the FDIC was named Receiver for failed banks. Chris manages our commercial real estate sales.

During his sales & lending career, Mr. Vick has originated, managed, sold or resolved problems with hundreds of millions of dollars of operating businesses including marinas, medical businesses, hotels, restaurants, retail centers, manufacturers, farms, groves, storage centers, and more. His experience also includes asset management and commercial real estate sales.  Chris has the education, background and experience to help you find a business, plan a successful exit from your business or simply sell your business at the right price. Chris is also the President of Compass Rose Funding, a commercial loan brokerage: Website:  Contact:

Mr. Vick also holds a Florida real estate salesperson’s license and was first licensed in Florida in 1991. He has also been licensed in Virginia. His experience includes business sales as well as commercial real estate management and sales.  Mr. Vick is an honorably discharged U.S. Navy Veteran, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a graduate of University of Virginia’s, Darden School of Commercial Lending Decisions.

Contact:  Direct: 321-978-1165  Cell: 239-240-7207 


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Byron L. Mangis, J.D., Business Intermediary
Byron brings over 35 years of professional experience to you.
He earned a Bachelor Degree from California State University Fullerton and the Degree of Juris Doctor from Western Sates University, College of Law.  His expertise encompasses production, sales and marketing.
His background also includes banking and commercial lending for business acquisition and lease financing.  As VP Sales and Marketing with multi location and multi state responsibility for production, he and his team increased sales and market capture as well as renegotiated leases and restructured business plans as necessary to increase sales, margin and profitability.  Having been held accountable for the bottom line Byron understands what is necessary to maintain growth and profitability in a competitive market.

Byron entered into Business Brokerage after he and an associate searched for businesses to acquire.  He quickly noticed that sellers in the market were often not fully represented with proper financial information, valuation or due diligence preparation.   Byron stepped out as a business intermediary and specialized in Distribution, Service, Professional Practices and Medical Related Businesses.

He is very familiar with the divestiture, acquisition and merger processes as well as the due diligence requirements of the business owner and is able to spot and resolve issues quickly to enhance value for both the seller and the buyer. This is where fair and reasonable come together to do business!

Let Byron help you with your acquisition or sale.  Give him a call…You’ll be glad you did.
Byron L. Mangis, J.D., * Cellular: 321-216-0801 * Fax: 866-507-5847





Byron “Mort” Mortensen:

Born in Nebraska and raised and educated in Missouri.  

Graduated High School from Missouri Military Academy and College from University of Central Missouri with a BS in Public Relations/Mass Media.  

Naval Aviation Officer (Pilot Type) He as been in sales and marketing most of his adult life and understands many different industries.

He has received many awards for salesmanship from resorts, insurance and business brokerage.  

Before getting into Business Brokerage, Mort owned a very successful Aerial Advertising Company in Phoenix, Az.  

He brings his business acumen with him and protects his buyers with his experience and also knows what to look for when reviewing business purchases.

Brevard County has been home for over 30 yrs with his wife and two boys, now young men.  

Byron, or “Mort” holds a FAA Commercial, Instrument, Multi-Engine (land) Pilot License along with Florida State Real Estate Agent and a Life, Health & Variable Annuities Agent licenses.