Gibson and Associates, Inc
An entrepreneur and seasoned business executive, Bill Gibson has over 25 years’ experience in business brokerage, consulting and valuations. As founder, CEO and owner-operator of a six million-dollar, multi-branch wholesale distribution firm, Bill acquired 14 years of hands-on business experience. This, coupled with his creative strengths in financial management, operational structuring and business valuation has enabled him to achieve successful results in today’s changing marketplace and help business owners achieve financial success. Bill’s innovative, ethical, and professional manner is the key to successful business sales, which allows the sellers of these businesses the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of their labor.
Bill has worked with over 1000 business owners, helping them to determine the value of their company. He has successfully developed complex business strategies for expanding or exiting businesses or professional practices. These valuations have helped in acquisitions, estate planning, property settlements, business expansion, buy-sell agreements, divestiture, immigration and loan packaging.
After satisfying the educational requirements and conforming to the ethical standards of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Bill was awarded the designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI). He has recently been awarded the Fellow of the IBBA, a lifetime award, which is awarded to IBBA members in good standing who have held the CBI certification for a minimum of ten years and has made significant contributions to the association during that time. Bill is also a Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and has been awarded the designation of the Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary by the M&A Source of Chicago, IL. He is a licensed Florida and Alabama business broker.
Beth Gibson has been with GAI since it’s inception and manages all aspects of the Company’s finances. In strict confidence, Beth works with the financial information from clients during the valuation process through the closing of the deal. She also works with lenders who are providing financing for transactions.
She is a seasoned entrepreneur. She and Bill started their distribution business in 1978 and after selling it, they started the business brokerage firm. Beth graduated from Southern Illinois University and holds a Florida real estate license. When Beth is not in the office, you can find her making memories with her grandchildren.
Kasey Vogler joined GAI in 2016. In addition to managing internal marketing for GAI she also works directly with clients to develop materials that present concise facts and figures about the sale of their business. Kasey supports the team in a project management role during the deal process by assimilating requests and generating reports.
Kasey completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Georgia. She is involved in the community both philanthropically and professionally through the Junior League of Pensacola and Pensacola Young Professionals. Kasey and her husband enjoy traveling to new places and relaxing on the beach every chance they get.