Our executive team has over a hundred years of combined business experience,
with extensive backgrounds in accounting, analytics, strategic marketing, and business sales.

Avinash Nichkawde

Founder & Group CEO

Avinash Nichkawde, from being a national level sportsman during school days to being 1988 Batch Chartered Accountant, has had an illustrious career spanning over three decades, in three continents, covering diverse areas – from tax practice and business consulting, to owning international colleges in Australia & New Zealand to being a successful entrepreneur in USA, growing his group holding company with 7 verticals in 10 countries, currently.

He migrated to Australia in 1989 and founded Avinash Nichkawde & Co in 1993, which became number one in the whole of Australia within 4 years, with 7000 clients including 20 public companies, serving in the areas of Tax, Accounting and Business Consulting. He then started International Vocations colleges in Australia and New Zealand, acquired a Commercial pilot training flying school in Melbourne, and with 200 employees almost listed his holding company on the local stock exchange. The next step of evolution for A N Global was
International Consulting wherein it helped corporations to expand internationally.

Avinash became US resident since 2012, bought a failed business in CALIFORNIA and turned it around to make it a successful “recession and pandemic proof business”. He was trained in the areas of Business
Brokerage & Franchise consulting by one of the largest business brokerage franchise in 2012 and later owned 4 territories for them. He has successfully consulted many overseas clients in the areas of Investment based
migration since 2018.

He holds Australian & American citizenship and has travelled over 40 countries for business.

Richard Gadberry

President Biz. Brokerage M&A

Richard Gadberry, President of the Texas Association of Business Brokers, has over 24 years of brokering experience, coupled with three decades of expertise in senior and executive management, and a strong background in business ownership. His journey began in 1995 when he founded Gadberry Properties, Inc., focusing on real estate investing and property management. In 2006, he joined Murphy Business as a Regional Developer for the North & South Texas Regions.

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Gadberry has been a driving force behind the success of his peers, aiding in the sale of small businesses, mentoring aspiring brokers, and facilitating numerous prosperous transactions. He has successfully closed over 500 business transactions and assisted in closing hundreds more transactions. As CEO for AN Global USA, he will be driving World Wide Business Brokerage operations as well as AN Global Franchise operations in USA.

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Paula Kruger

SNR VP Biz. Brokerage M&A

Paula started her career at Citi where she worked in Operations, Banking and Customer Service in New York and Korea.   Various positions in different roles in the banking division, credit card division and development division afforded her the opportunity to gain management and leadership experience. She had the unique opportunity to open the first Citibank Branch in Seoul, Korea.  After leaving Citi, she went on to manage progressively larger organizations at American Express, EDS, and Qwest Telecommunications.  At EDS, she managed the CRM Division which included the global network of call centers.  As the EVP of the Consumer Division at Qwest, she managed the 14 states where Qwest had its call centers.  After managing the Consumer Division at Eir in Dublin, Ireland, Paula started and sold an international promotional products company.  After her experience selling a company, she became interested in the world of mergers and acquisitions.

For the past 10 years, Paula has worked with buyers and sellers globally in various industries to find the right buyers for their companies.   Her experience has enabled her to provide the guidance and support to business owners, leading them through the complicated process of selling a company.

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Bryan Slater

President Biz. Migration

Bryan Slater, our UK CEO, was born in Glasgow in the 50’s and took his bachelors in Philosophy at Stirling University.

He was admitted as a solicitor in 1980 and practiced for 30 years particularly helping medium size businesses grow.

Now, living in the Manchester area, the home of our UK registered office, he advises established retained clients on their business strategy, business contracts, employment matters and disputes.

Bryan is pleased to head up the UK team and looks forward to bringing to the UK SME public a new approach to business consulting with his ideas on expanding their businesses including novel ways of
using the franchising model in profiting on good ideas by migrating them overseas using AN Global’s international network.

He also wants to ensure that those considering retirement squeeze the profit, when selling lifetime developed businesses.

Bryan sees AN Global as a possibly unique opportunity for SME’s to take advantage globally of the skills, connections and ideas built up over a lifetime.

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Monica joined AN Global Consulting in 2017, after a varied career in consultancy and training. She is a Professional Trainer and holds education in Psychology and Social Services.

With 12+ years of experience in training and coaching individuals and teams as well as working with all organizational levels she creates, promotes, and delivers training solutions that are designed to support the organization’s business plan.

Monica has experience working in domestic and international profit and non-profit sectors. She takes a person-oriented approach where she coaches people to find solutions that work for them and their unique circumstances. Monica has a strong passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives. She can combine her extensive real-life experience with high-level training and qualifications to offer a first-class service to clients.


Akshay Nichkawde

Executive Director ,Australia

Akshay Nichkawde has a degree in economics and finance. He was groomed as an elite sportsman in Australia from his childhood and performed well at the national level but his career ended with an injury.

He is an experienced business owner and a consultant for the Educational and Business Services sector. His business “Phoenix Compliance Management” was acquired by AN Global Holdings and now he is fully dedicated to his new position.

Akshay provides strategic advice and leads a successful team in providing professional services. His professionalism involves consistently achieving high standards, both visibly and “behind the scenes”. Akshay plans to take A N Global Holdings to the next level.

Naveen Sharma

CEO, Canada

Naveen Sharma has over 25 years of sales experience that he acquired throughout his various managerial positions at companies such as Service Corporation International, MiLife Insurance, ReMax, and Century 21. He also has an extensive knowledge of the real estate industry.

Naveen Sharma has most recently served as the owner and broker of record of his own real estate brokerage. Having built his own brokerage from the ground-up, where he was hiring, training, coaching, motivating and mentoring individual talent that demonstrated exceptional service.

He has been recognized for meeting sales targets, hiring top talent, and mentoring and motivating individuals to exceed performance targets. Naveen Sharma has been awarded multiple awards of recognition including “Top Leadership and Mentorship Skills,” “Top Producer of Real Estate Within the Organization,” and “The Community Connector Award.”

Nwali Tochukwu

CEO, Africa

Nwali Tochukwu Friday is an experienced entrepreneur, author and business leader with over two decades of experience. He is based in Lagos, Nigeria, and has founded and run several successful businesses in the areas of real estate, travel and logistics. He is the founder and CEO of TD Home & Real Estate Limited, where he identifies markets and scalable investments in residential and commercial properties and sources investors and buyers.

He is also the founder and CEO of TD Travel & Logistics, which operates in Nigeria and New Jersey, USA, where he manages the daily operations and ensures productivity and growth. Nwali has authored two books: “Entrepreneurship as a Disruptive Thinker and Innovator” published by National Library: Business & Entrepreneurship, and “Entrepreneur Cracks The Palm-Kernel Solve The Problem” published by Amazon.com. Previously, he has worked as the Airport Station Manager at ASKY Airlines and as the Agency Manager at Pat-Elo Travels. Nwali is a result-oriented leader who is committed to providing top-quality professional services to dynamic and challenging organizations through team work, coaching, and motivation.

Ernesto Gomez

CEO, Mexico

Ernesto Gómez Berjón is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in startup and franchise growth, corporate strategy, sales, and marketing. He is an experienced entrepreneur and intrapreneur with a proven track record of working in the financial services industry, franchises, education, and consulting services. Ernesto’s extensive experience includes serving as LATAM Manager for a Lending Fintech that graduated from Y Combinator, LATAM Manager for a top consulting firm in the USA focused on training and consulting services for top banks in the region, franchisee of a credit broker in Mexico, CGO of a Mexican lender that specializes in credits for franchises, sales partner of a prestigious IP consulting firm in franchise services in Mexico, academic manager of the “Diplomado Franquicias de Alto Rendimiento” program at Universidad Anahuac Mexico, Campus Sur, founding member of the Instituto Latinoamericano de la Franquicia, and franchisee of the largest coding school for kids in Mexico. Additionally, he serves as the editorial coordinator of “Guia: Inversión Inteligente en Franquicias” for Entrepreneur Magazine.

Nitin Sharma

RVP Real Estate, Canada

Nitin Sharma has over 20 years of sales experience that he acquired throughout his various managerial positions at companies such as Bajaj Electricals, Rogers Communications, Telus Communication & Real estate industry. He also has good knowledge of the real estate industry.

To utilize his commerce background and professional courses in sales, marketing & management, and to excel in business development and sales management roles.

Nitin Sharma has most recently served as the regional sales manager in TELUS mobile dealership. Managing 16 locations & 50 team members, where he was hiring, training, coaching, motivating, and mentoring individual talent that demonstrated exceptional service & driving great sales results under his leadership.

He has been recognized for meeting sales targets, hiring top talent, and mentoring and motivating individuals to exceed performance targets. Nitin Sharma has been awarded multiple awards of recognition including “Top Leadership and Mentorship Skills.

Also leveraging his experience in managing outdoor and indoor sales events to create brand awareness, support & serve local communities, Nitin maintain very strong relationship within south asian & other local communities by delivering exceptional support & services.

Nitin Sharma also has very strong connections & partnership with south asian media (with top local Hindi, Punjabi & Urdu radio stations), which helps to promote business time to time to create brand awareness within local communities.

Elvia Martinez

RVP Franchising, Mexico

Auditor & Accountant degree from Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas.

Highly motivated results-driven leader between administration departments for foreign US and Korean companies with more than ten years of Administration, HR and Training Manager experience.

Being a strategic partner contributing in the development of the organization wide business plan and objectives being accountable and responsible for cost reductions and the measurement of HR programs and processes. Employee sponsors create a healthy work environment and employee assistance programs.

Supervise and coordinate Administration departments as AP, AR counting & tax, Inventory, Human Resource, submitted Cash flow reports, financial analysis, budget, projections, marketing research.

Strengths include improving efficiency, developing processes, building strong relationships and talent development. Performance tracking and process development and evaluation improvement. Forecasting Strategy Development.

Kamlesh Ramani

RVP Biz. Consulting, UK

Kamlesh is a versatile professional with over 17 years of experience in Investment Banking, Education, Property Investment, and Charitable Organizations. He began his career in an Investment Bank as a KYC Business Administrator and then moved into the education sector, where he successfully ran an educational institute. Kamlesh has also advised clients on property investment and finance and has expertise in strategic planning, legal, and accounting management.

He has managed finances, legal compliance, and developed strategic plans for a local religious charity in London. Kamlesh is an analytical and strategic thinker with strong leadership and communication skills and a client-focused approach. His diverse experience in multiple industries equips him with a unique perspective and a broad range of skills.


Manoj Kumar

VP Biz. Migration, USA

Manoj Kumar has over 23 years of sales, marketing, business development, branding, and business consulting experience, as well as extensive knowledge and understanding of SaaS-based business models. His innovative business acumen, strategic/analytical abilities, and strong negotiation and closing skills make him a highly valuable asset.

His international experience and extensive network working with people from various cultures is his strength, particularly in Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, other Middle Eastern countries, India, Sri Lanka, and the United States. Understanding business needs and requirements, as well as providing perfect business solutions, is his specialty.

His extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of industries include Information Technology, Manufacturing, Construction, Commercial / Residential Roofing, Real Estate, Metal Recycling, Oil & Gas Transportation, International Trading (Import/Export), Restaurant, and Business Consultant in the Asian, Gulf & US Market.

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Nader Tehrani

Executive Director, Canada

“Years ago I learned Cash is the pillar that holds a company in place and if you control the cash and the outgoing expenses, you can run a successful business”. 

Nader Tehrani CPA, CGA comes to us with a vast knowledge and experience in dealing with various industries in his accounting practice.  In terms of managing a company’s monetary business, Nader Tehrani is an expert. He has been leveraging excellent tax planning strategies as well as well-planned corporate structures in order to help corporations save taxes, grow and build on their success.

Nader has worked for large public and fortune 500 organizations gaining the expertise to grasp financial controls, auditing, processes, financial planning and analysis.  Nader has also co-authored the international best-selling book “Secret to Wealth II” with Brian Tracy and is currently working on his book “50 Secrets CRA Doesn’t Want You to Know” revealing tax strategies helping businesses.


Elena Michaelidou

RVP Biz. Immigration, UK

Ms. Elena Michaelidou is a law graduate, holding an LLB in Law and an LLM in Business law from Kingston University of London (UK). She is also a qualified lawyer in Cyprus and a certified compliance and AML officer. She has extensive legal and compliance experience, and she has worked for various international groups of companies, including Big4. She is a practicing lawyer specializing in business migration, property and contract law. Ms. Michaelidou is currently the Group Deputy Head of Business Migration of AN Global Consulting, a renown international group, with companies in various countries such as Canada, UK, Australia, US, Mexico, UAE and India. Ms. Michaelidou joined AN Global Holdings, during the group’s expansion to the European market, as a member of the global Executive team.

Ms. Michaelidou, apart from being a lawyer, is passionate about business coaching, soft skills, leadership and entrepreneurship. From a very young age, she has been the mentee of international meditator, coaches and mentors and she uses her skills and knowledge in coaching, leadership and entrepreneurship to inspire and lead her team and people around her. She is a firm believer of spiritual leadership and entrepreneurship. Ms. Michaelidou is doing voluntary work for various organizations, aiming to offer back to the community and empower other women through the power of spiritual entrepreneurship.

Dr G. L Aggarwal

Executive Director, India

Dr G. L Aggarwal has rich experience of 44 years as a Chartered Accountant. He also has extensive experience of working with both non-profit and for-profit organizations, providing innovative solutions for the efficient management of various projects. He also runs an NGO in Delhi.

He has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Social Work) from the global council for professional education mission, Global Peace University, USA.

He is a charismatic, result-oriented leader with a commitment to building a conducive work environment and maximizing opportunities for individual, group and company.

Rajesh Rattan

Deputy CEO, India

An Experienced Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the Corporate- world for more than three decades.

Rajesh is a Delhi University pass out with a Post Graduation in Business Management. He has held various positions as CEO, COO & Director in the field of Logistics & Supply chain, Education, Real Estate & Hospitality. He has worked with various team sizes.

Seasoned in Business Structuring & Planning, Strategy Management, Marketing & Sales, he is now sharing his knowledge & skill set in the field of Franchising & Business Advisory Services.

He is highly motivated, passionate, a result-oriented leader with great respect for everyone in his work environment, along with a positive attitude, patience & consistency towards his work.

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Kimberly Moody

SNR VP Franchising

Kimberly started her career in various positions in different roles in the Banking Industry covering customer service, banking services and loan services.  She later accepted a position as a Financial Advisor and went into an extensive Wall Street training program. The training program led her to be able to secure an impressive track record as she built a business base of more than $300 million in assets covering financial planning, portfolio management, estate planning services, and all other aspects of investment management for over 1,000 clients.
During her time as a Financial Advisor, she was a Co-Host for her own television show “Investing 101” and Co-Host for her own radio show segment “Financial Planning”. She has held over 100 seminars on financial planning topics and taught  “Investing 101 & 102” courses at Christopher Newport University. She participated in teaching financial planning classes to Doctors coming out of their residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Upon selling her book of business, Kimberly ventured in the franchise industry role as a Franchise Consultant. She has worked with over 50 Franchisors in various industries where she has successfully sold multiple franchises across the Country. She is passionate about mentoring individuals into entrepreneurship and guiding them into life changing events that ultimately make a positive impact in their lives. 

Luis Delgado

RVP Consulting, Mexico

Administrator and Marketer, in the professional field he has stood out as a Consultant specialized in franchise development, business and intangible asset valuation for more than 15 years.

He has developed franchises of various businesses and markets since 2003, and additionally, he has been in charge of the valuation of various important and relevant brands in Mexico, including other intangible assets in sectors like construction, education, entertainment, food & beverage, etc.

He also has extensive experience in teaching and coordination of strategic training, having organized B2B and B2C diplomas, courses and workshops with various universities.

Luis has studied in various courses, programs, workshops, and diplomas in Fintech, Creation
and Operation of Private Equity Funds, Investment, and Real Estate Development, Electronic
Commerce, Digital Marketing, etc.

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Director Technology

Vijay Kumar Bandi is a dynamic professional known for his adept project management skills and a passion for delivering innovative solutions. With an impressive track record spanning over 14+ years, he has led and executed more than 100+ projects, primarily focusing on branding and marketing initiatives.

Vijay recognizes the transformative power of technology in driving business growth. Beyond his technical prowess, he serves as a trusted advisor to clients, offering insights on how IT can be strategically leveraged to make a tangible impact on businesses.

Vijay possesses a unique blend of strategic thinking and hands-on expertise, allowing him to bridge the gap between client visions and technical execution. His journey is marked by an unwavering commitment to excellence, where he constantly seeks out ingenious solutions to complex challenges across diverse domains.

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Edna Nyidu

Executive Director, Ghana

Edna Nyidu is a seasoned and highly accomplished Director of Business Development with a proven track record of driving growth and expanding business horizons. With a career spanning over 15 years. She has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership, strategic thinking, and keen understanding of market dynamics.

She holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Human Resource Management, from King’s College University in Ghana with first class honors and was awarded the best female student of 2014/2015 academic year. She has held key positions in several organizations such as, Hands n Help, Klips Global LLC, Kalex Academy, DG Financial Services Ltd, among others, where she played a pivotal role in transforming their business landscape and became a founding partner to Whitespace Media Services Ltd. In 2017 and till date.

Rizwan Mir

RVP Franchising, Middle East

Rizwan specializes in cross-border transactions and assisting international companies to establish their footprint in India. He has been directly involved in multiple transactions across several industries including consumer, automotive, healthcare, renewable energy and Information Technology and has worked extensively with clients from the US, Europe, Asia and Australia. He has been a successful leader, mentor, sales trainer & business development. He also has worked for global licensing brands like Walt Disney, University of Oxford, Pepsi and many more.
Prior to An Global, Rizwan was at Franchise India Group in Delhi, where he was working in the capacity of General Manager Market Entry and business development .
Rizwan is a Management graduate and MBA in marketing from university of Kashmir.


Robert Quimby

VP Consulting, Australia

Robert Quimby is an experienced International Business Executive and Consultant. His major experience and expertise specialties are in Leadership Development, International Licensing, Strategic Planning, HR, Business Development, and Marketing.

Robert’s core expertise covers strategic business leadership and planning, change management and business development in private and public sectors especially related to Business, Education, and Health, as well as a strong interest in leadership development, in the business, sport, and health technology sectors.

Robert is a former national Executive Director of Sports Medicine in Australia, and a former COO of a US-based Health/Technology company. He worked with several Fortune 500 companies in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and the USA, providing business development on international activities. During 2011-2016 he worked with several Chinese Universities both in China and overseas, and he has taught and led courses in Executive Education at Australia’s leading university, Australian National University in Canberra and Overseas.


Sarath Gedara

VP Consulting, UK

Sarath Gedara is recognized as a dedicated leader who blends business, commercial, financial, and technology acumen across diverse industries such as financial services, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), education and property development. Extensive experience in defining complex business challenges, prioritizing potential solutions, and utilizing, experience-backed judgment and consistent communications with key stakeholders to achieve all organizational objectives.

Expertise in providing consultancy on start-up organisations located in the UK, Sri Lanka, and Maldives. Analytical leader who continually spearheads growth and develops solutions to improve processes that streamline workflows, reduces costs, mitigates risk and increases employee engagement, quality and productivity levels to align with organisations core vision. Facilitates as a strong trusted advisor to stakeholders and peers to facilitate change and drive consensus across operations. Fluent in English and Sinhalese.

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Sidra Ali

VP Biz. Migration, Pakistan

Sidra Ali, known for as a result-orientated , motivated professional always committed to balancing company goals while helping customers find satisfactory solutions for EB2,EB3,EB5 and L1.

Sidra has completed her MBA in HR and masters in Economics and International Relations. She was a lecturer in Dubai for management as well. She is Having a command developed high empathetic Clint’s relationships and earned reputation for exceeding service standard goals. Sidra is an international consultant to promote superior experience by addressing customer concerns demonstrating empathy and resolving problems. Due to having multilingual she can speaks Urdu, English, Arabic, Pashto and Punjabi. Smoothly uncover and solve challenges while promoting company’s products and maintaining loyal, satisfied customer. Focus on surpassing expectations and driving team success.

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Andrea Diaz Ruiz

Marketing Assistant, Mexico

With a degree in Communication Sciences from the Universidad del Valle de México and a degree in Social Psychology from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

She has 8 years of experience in the financial, administrative, sales and management areas of several well-known companies in Mexico such as Grupo Salinas.

She has developed as Community Manager being responsible for building, administering and managing online content to attract customers to the brand.



Tammy Moore

Business Advisor

Tammy Moore has over 15 years of experience in owning and running her own businesses. She has built million-dollar empires in the automotive and floral industries. She has had extensive exposure to business brokerage through the sale of her own businesses. Each one of her enterprises were built from scratch and she gained valuable insights into managing a business, growing its valuation and to market and sell it successfully.

Tammy has also built relationships and established numerous company brands through franchising. She has gained in-depth knowledge into business analytics and advanced corporate development. On her rise to fame, she was identified as one of Arlington’s most-leading women in Today Magazine. She has developed a reputation as the person that can grow any business, in any industry, and help it reach its fullest potential. She also understands the ins and outs of buying and selling businesses in today’s market. For her, failure is not an option for her clients, and Tammy will do everything in her power to ensure that they are represented to the fullest.

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Julia Alarcon

Business Advisor

Fluent in both Spanish and English languages, Julia is no stranger to cultural immersion. Originally from Southern Utah, Julia lived and worked abroad in South America for over 5 years. While in Chile, she owned and operated her own Salon, as well as a fruit store with her husband, both of which were very successful. Here, she learned the true essence of entrepreneurship, having to negotiate with spirited locals on a daily basis, and scale two very diverse businesses in distinctive industries. She brought those life lessons back to North America, where her and her husband now own trucking and cleaning companies, as well as Commercial Real Estate investments.

Julia has always been an entrepreneur at heart, and fascinated with the nuances of different industries. With an affinity for business sales and mergers and acquisitions, Julia continues to add to her breadth of uncommon knowledge and skills. Driven to relentlessly hone her expertise in accounting, business development and negotiations; Julia’s passion is business advisory, and she remains eager to support the professional and financial goals of fellow entrepreneurs.

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Taylor Clark

Business Advisor

Meet Taylor Clark, an accomplished Business Broker with a diverse array of skills honed through an illustrious career spanning various sectors. Leveraging a background as a Real Estate Wholesaler and Full Stack Developer, Taylor possesses an adept ability to dissect market trends, orchestrate intricate negotiations, and harness cutting-edge technologies.

From orchestrating successful marketing campaigns and adeptly managing sales to delving into intricate data analytics, Taylor’s skill set is all-encompassing. Forge ahead with Taylor as your dedicated partner, offering unparalleled expertise and resolute support.

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Sierra Mendez

Business Advisor

Beginning as a financial planner, Sierra developed a keen eye for identifying opportunities and analyzing market trends. This foundation allowed her to make the leap into entrepreneurship, where she established and operated her own family business for five years. Recognizing the power of collaboration and innovation, Sierra also was part of the founding team of a cross-lending platform, bridging the gap between lenders and borrowers. During this time, Sierra gained invaluable firsthand experience in managing and growing a company, honing her skills in negotiation, marketing, and strategic decision-making. With a deep understanding of financial structures and lending dynamics, Sierra enhanced her ability to assess the value of businesses and create win-win scenarios for both buyers and sellers.

These experiences have given Sierra a unique perspective when it comes to understanding the needs and concerns of business owners, enabling them to provide tailored solutions and expert guidance throughout the selling process. Leveraging her comprehensive knowledge of financial planning, entrepreneurial ventures, and lending, Sierra is well-equipped to guide clients through the intricate process of selling their businesses, offering invaluable insights and strategic advice that can help achieve optimal outcomes.

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Matt Mendez

Business Advisor

Matt is a highly accomplished business broker with a diverse background and a strong track record of success in evaluating, selling, and marketing businesses. With a passion for strategic analysis and financial insights, Matt brings a unique blend of expertise in business development, project management, and financial analysis to the table.

Having graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Matt seamlessly transitioned into roles that combined his technical expertise with his passion for business development and project management. This unique blend of technical knowledge and business acumen allows Matt to provide a comprehensive and strategic approach to his work as a business broker.

What sets Matt apart is his strong attention to detail, honed through his educational background and professional experience. He approaches each business transaction with meticulous precision, ensuring that no aspect is overlooked and that his clients receive the highest level of care and attention to achieve their goals.

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Sean Taylor-Sears

Business Advisor

Before becoming a business broker with AN Global, Sean has had 26 years of years of experience as an accomplished Sales Professional marked by numerous sales awards, recognition, and has had a track record of exceeding sales and service. Between doing personal sales presentations, leading sales teams, and leading salespeople for his own franchise, Sean has been involved in over 12,000 door-to-door in-home presentations returning 3500 sales transactions.

Sean has lived in Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, OH, Charlotte, NC, Northern Virginia, and moved to Arlington, TX in 2017. He enjoys the atmosphere of the DFW Metroplex and decided that the DFW area will be his final home. 


Edwin Flores

Business Advisor

Edwin is a driven bilingual business consultant with several years of sales experience across different industries. He brings a strong passion for uncovering his clients’ needs, and ultimately finding solutions for them. He also provides a top-tier level of professionalism with every transaction, which people have called, “the white glove service”. This, combined with his unique array of skills such as financial mediation, negotiation, relationship, building, critical, thinking, and problem-solving, creates a guardrail path for a business owner towards a stress-free, successful business transaction.​

With a business degree, hailing from Frostburg State University, Edwin is not only knowledgeable, but dedicated toward delivering real results for his clients as their business broker and serving as a bridge for the business owners seeking a seamless transition into the next chapter of their lives


Eric Hardgrave


Eric is the co-founder of Acuity Ventures III, L.P., Acuity Ventures II, LLC, and Acuity Ventures, LLC, and he is in process of launching “Second Street Capital” — the majority of investments in the family of Acuity Funds focus on web-based software. He was also a co-founder of Sand Hill Capital, LLC, a venture fund that provided debt facilities to later-stage, emerging growth companies. He has over 25 years of experience in providing debt and related convertible debt financings to high-technology companies in Silicon Valley and across the country. He began his career in commercial banking with Union Bank and later moved on to progressively senior positions with Silicon Valley Bank and the venture capital division of General Bank. Eric received a BA in Economics from Stanford University. At Stanford, he played baseball and received All-American honors, and he went on to play professionally.

Sam Udani

Investment Based Migration USA

Sam Udani has been involved with the immigration community in the USA for most of his career spanning three decades, involving immigration politics and immigration policy and covering all manner of immigration into the USA. He has been a tireless advocate for enlightened immigration laws for the USA since ACWIA, AC21/ACTA, and continuing from then on.

Mr. Udani currently serves as the Law Publisher and CEO of ILW.COM and Immigration Daily, a position he has held for over twenty years. As Publisher, he directs all activities of the website and newspaper with over 50,000+ pages of free information on immigration law that receives 250,000 visitors per month. Under Mr. Udani’s direction, ILW has conducted 600+ CLE seminars, published over two dozen immigration law books, and conducted hundreds of immigration events in over a dozen countries.

Mr. Udani also serves on the Board of Directors of USCRI, the largest and oldest non-profit in immigration in the United States. He is based in New York City.