“Your negotiations and follow through were impeccable”

Richard Ouellette
HAI elite

“This was our third transaction with you and all have been professionally handled”

Glenn Massimino
Career Management Services

“You were steady as a rock and guided us through to a very successful conclusion.”

John and Lee Anne Metz
Batik Textiles

“Until I lived it myself, I could not fully appreciate the fact that keeping a deal on track was so difficult…You did a great job!”

George Ottiano
The Maids

“I worked long and hard to establish this business, and you did the same when it came time for me to sell.”

Ellie Faudoa
Select Mailing

“I would highly recommend your service to anyone”

Tony Peccorella
Fitness Elite & Xtreme Fitness

“We couldn’t have been happier with the outcome”

Nathaniel Broughton
Lynx Equity Limited

Our Team

Staffed with some of the best-qualified and most experienced business brokers in the industry, our professionals have all earned or are candidates for the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the prestigious International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). Our principals have also earned the prestigious Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) designation from the M&A Source, an IBBA affiliate.

William K. Lange, CBB, CBI, M&AMI William K. Lange, CBB, CBI, M&AMI

Managing Principal, 2000-2019

Bill’s career spans more than 30 years, and includes senior management positions in private and public companies and business ownership. Prior to becoming a business intermediary, Bill spent a decade as the chief marketing and business development officer for San Diego-based Mail Boxes Etc., now The UPS Stores. At MBE, he played a key role in making the company the fastest growing franchise in history, assisting the company in its growth to more than 4,000 units worldwide.

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Kenneth A. Oppeltz, CBB, CBI, M&AMI

Managing Principal

A native San Diegan, Ken has more than 25 years of business experience in both senior management and as the entrepreneurial founder of Fresh Choice, a chain of northern California casual dinning restaurants. At Fresh Choice, Ken played a key role in defining the concept, structuring growth and laying the groundwork for a successful Initial Public Offering (IPO).

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Don-DiSpaltroDon DiSpaltro


Don has over 20 years experience in management and business development positions in the healthcare industry. Working for one of the country’s largest medical/surgical products distribution companies, Don consistently led the company in sales. He was regional manager for corporate programs as well as a training manager for new recruits. In 1992, Don founded Unimed Supply and Specialty, serving the highly competitive Southern California medical supply marketplace.

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joseJose-Carlos Bravo

Principal & Director of Leasing

Jose-Carlos Bravo is an award winning and very successful Business and Commercial Real Estate Broker that specializes in working within the restaurant and retail industries. He has more than 15 yrs. experience in brokering successful sales & leasing transactions on behalf of his clients. At VRG, his focus is on restaurant sales, tenant & landlord representation, and restaurant valuations.

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DaveHaugDavid A. Haug

Senior Associate

Dave has over thirty-five years of business experience; thirteen years as an employee of a large multinational corporation where he achieved Vice President status; and, twenty-two years as a small business owner/entrepreneur. In 1985 he started a cash commodity brokerage and quickly grew the business to be the dominant broker of corn in the country. After consolidation in the grain business in the late 1990’s, he moved on and in 1998 became the first franchisee in the United States with Pirtek Hoses and Assemblies.

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16870 West Bernardo Drive
Suite 400
San Diego, CA. 92127