Careers with ESGI

Careers with ESGI

Join our team of exceptional business valuation and M&A brokerage professionals.

Career Opportunities

Position:  M&A Advisor

Exit Strategies has M&A advisor (a.k.a. business broker, investment banker, deal maker, business intermediary) openings in California and Portland, Oregon. We look for self-motivated individuals who are smart, honest, and want to make a difference. They’ve owned a company or had P&L responsibility in a corporate setting. They have a business degree (MBA preferred) and strong financial acumen. Prior M&A brokerage experience is not required.

The skill set of a successful M&A advisor includes selling, accounting, finance, research, marketing, Excel modeling, negotiation, mediating, writing, educating, coaching, problem solving and project management. M&A brokers prospect for clients, educate buyers and sellers, perform financial and valuation analyses, conduct research, write offering memorandums, make presentations, maintain detailed confidential records, recruit and screen buyers, build relationships, manage due diligence, and work in concert with accountants, attorneys and others on M&A transactions. Successful intermediaries do it all, every day!

Exit Strategies strives to have the best trained M&A advisors in the industry. Our advisors must work toward a professional M&A accreditation. Valuation professionals looking to add M&A advisory services are encouraged to join. California M&A advisors must have a DRE license.M&A brokers earn fees when they sell businesses, which takes 9 months on average. To become an M&A advisor you should have a year of personal financial reserves. Once you begin closing deals, your efforts will be well rewarded.

Email your expression of interest and resume to Al Statz.


Position:  Business Valuation Analyst / Appraiser

Exit Strategies has openings for senior and entry level business valuation professionals in California and Portland, Oregon. Our senior appraisers handle entire projects, from engagement letter to completed valuation report. Candidates must have business management experience, an excellent understanding of financial statements, and strong Excel and writing skills. They need to be outgoing, naturally curious, analytical, detail oriented, responsible and organized. Expert witness experience is beneficial.

We require our business appraisers to have or obtain a professional valuation accreditation (ABV, ASA or CVA). M&A brokerage professionals looking to add valuation services to their repertoire are encouraged to apply.Email your expression of interest and resume to Joe Orlando.


Position:  Intern Analyst

Exit Strategies has a paid internship program in Petaluma for university business students looking for experience. Interns support our senior staff on actual business sale, merger, acquisition and valuation projects and business development programs.

Conduct market and industry research. Perform individual company research, financial analysis and modeling. Build target buyer lists. Create, manage and update company studies and databases. Coordinate company marketing initiatives.

Qualifications: Local A and B students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate business degree. Need a solid grasp on financial statements and strong Excel skills. Must be reliable, mature and diligent. Available for 6 months or longer; 15-25 hours per week.

Email your expression of interest and resume to Al Statz.

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