Local Business Broker, Steve Niehaus Earns Earns Prestigious CBI Designation
Fort Myers, FL – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is pleased to announce that Steven G. Niehaus of EDISON BUSINESS ADVISORS has earned the prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation. The CBI, which represents the gold standard in the business brokerage industry, is granted to individuals who complete required course work, pass an extensive competency exam, and agree to uphold the IBBA’s Professional Standards and Code of Ethics.
“Earning the CBI takes dedication to the craft of business brokerage and demonstrates a personal commitment to excellence,” stated Jeff Snell, IBBA Credentialing Committee Chair and 2019 IBBA Board Chair-Elect. “The CBI is a clear indicator of knowledge and experience, and we encourage business sellers and buyers to look for the CBI designation when selecting a business broker to work with,” added Snell.
Steve Niehaus has over 30 years of leadership experience in a number of industries and functions. With Steve’s proven success in developing strategies and his versatile skills, along with the team at Edison Business Advisors, he will oversee and manage a smooth transaction for both buyers and sellers.
Steve became a licensed business broker after a successful career with General Electric. Steve has an extensive background in Finance, Service Operations, Sales & Marketing and Corporate Services.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Marketing from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Arizona State University.
About the International Business Brokers Association
The IBBA provides business brokers with education, conferences, professional designations and networking opportunities. As an exclusive education opportunity, it offers coursework and seminars required to obtain its prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) certification.
The IBBA also strives to create professional relationships with successful business transaction advisors to increase the value of the IBBA to its members and to be a leader in the exchange of business referrals. Membership in the IBBA includes these excellent networking opportunities, as well as a complete package of other benefits and services. Formed in 1983, the IBBA has members around the world. For more information about the IBBA, visit the website at www.ibba.org