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Our Clients are our most important asset
Our clients are our most important asset. We believe that our success can only be measured by the satisfaction of those we work for; business owners and business buyers.
Our range of services and our company affiliations are designed to ensure we can meet all of your needs as you seek to plan your exit for the maximum value. We primarily serve Central Virginia and Washington DC markets from our offices in Vienna and Richmond Virginia. We operate as Virginia business brokers in the Richmond and Northern Virginia markets.
WE PARTNER WITH KEY PLAYERS TO SERVE OUR CLIENT NEEDS
That is why we built an advisory network of professionals that we recommend based on their experience and reputation. These professionals are individuals whom we have worked with. So if you have issues related to accounting/tax, finance, marketing, operations, legal, HR and more, visit our advisory network for a list of key individuals who can help.
Meet the Novars Team
RAY SMITH: (President)
Ray is a Senior Business Executive with extensive corporate experience including CIO and CFO positions in a Fortune 50 company and 10 years in systems integration and e-business. Highly skilled in spearheading existing and start-up businesses within both international and domestic arenas, into leading performers. Ray exhibits outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to promote confidence, resolve conflicts and build relationships and rapport via thorough business knowledge coupled with experience in communicating with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
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KRAYTON M DAVIS: (Executive Principal - President nBuy Associates, Inc)
Krayton has over 20 years experience in banking and strategic consulting. He has worked for major Wall Street and retail banking establishments including Bankers Trust, HSBC, Bank of America, SunTrust Bank, and Price Waterhouse Coopers. He likewise has 7+ years experience in strategic planning and consulting. He currently teaches business strategy and marketing at a local college. His goal is to provide the exceptional service to small business clients as was delivered to his Wall Street clients.
Krayton can be contacted at:
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