Pat Lawrence has over 20 years experience in the brokerage industry. She is president and owner of the Portland and Salem, Oregon branch of Sunbelt Business Brokers, which she opened in May of 1997. Since its inception the company has assisted in the sale of a variety of businesses ranging from small businesses to manufacturing companies, from restaurants to major distributors. With her increasing success, Pat has expanded her territory to include service to businesses in the Vancouver and Salem areas. Pat's goal has been to create win/win situations for sellers and buyers. Through her skills, hard work and determination her company has become one of the leading business brokerage firms in Portland. This year Sunbelt Portland is anticipated to grow 30%. Pat has Real Estate Broker Licenses in both Oregon and Washington.
Jim Ampe has worked at Sunbelt Portland as a business broker for six years and has been a business broker for 25 years. He has owned several businesses, including two computer companies, a manufacturing company, a tanning salon, and a Laundromat. Jim has started, operated, and sold his own businesses, so he understands the needs of business owners and every phase of the ownership and selling process. Jim holds a B.S. in Agriculture from St. Cloud State College and has complete post-baccalaureate courses in Economics and Business Management. He has extensive experience in both the high tech and agricultural industries. Jim has sold 46 businesses including import/export, manufacturing, restaurant, night-club, mailbox services, coffee shop, automotive, and retail.
Being involved in the franchise industry since 1988, Mark Engelstad has opened, transferred, renewed, relocated and remodeled over 80 Mail Boxes Etc and UPS Store franchises. Native Oregonian, I graduated from PSU with a Bachelors degree in Communications. He has opened, operated and sold his own business for a profit and considers himself a professional problem solver and strategy expert. He places a high value on customer service and follow through. Being a family man, he understands the value of time and money and looks forward to serving you and your family for any opportunities and life changes presented. Mark Engelstad is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Oregon.