Mr. Marks is a Certified Business Intermediary with over forty years of business experience and ownership. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Colorado and has been selling businesses for over twenty-one years. Michael is a Past President and a founding board member of the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI) and an active member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). He is the author and instructor of an 8 hour educational course for members of the IBBA entitled “Effective Negotiations for the Business Broker” and has presented this course in Denver, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, New Orleans, Phoenix, Reno and Dallas and Boston. Michael has been selected as a Fellow of the International Business Brokers Association, the association’s highest honor. Since his initial sales and marketing training with the Maytag Co., Michael has owned and operated ten companies in widely diverse industries including printing, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and mail-order. Michael holds a BS in Business Administration with a specialty in Marketing from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He has served as an Army Artillery Battery Commander in the Republic of South Korea. Michael has taken up cartooning as a hobby in recent years and has found by using those skills along with his extensive business experience, he has created the Toons and Tips Drip Marketing program with the message of Maximizing Business Value for Business Brokers across the country.