Business Brokers and Advisors


From the initial valuation through marketing, and all the way through closing, Don Emmett and the team at Entrust Associates made the sale of our manufacturing business a reality. They were always there with the answers and advice we needed. Without a doubt, Entrust is a team of professionals that makes it happen. John and Joan Renfro, Mid-Atlantic Fabrication & Finishing

When it came time to put the business up for sale, the process was very complicated. Putting together a confidential business review, advertising it for sale, vetting buyers and presenting the business—the whole process takes a lot of time, effort and expertise I didn’t have. Olga, Don and the whole team took care of the whole process and never let up. They interviewed potential buyer after potential buyer until they found the right match. I would strongly recommend Entrust to anyone out there looking to sell their business. Emad Ali, Tots to Teens Furniture

Don Emmett and Entrust Associates helped us sell our business in early 2015. We began the process in January and the sale closed in early April. Don was a tremendous help every step of the way. He quickly provided us with a number of qualified buyers and guided us through the ultimate selection process. He handled the price negotiation expertly. Questions and potential problems that came up were dealt with quickly and effectively. Don was there for us when things got a bit “hairy” at the end and saw the deal through. Throughout we always felt that Don was in our corner. Selling your business is stressful. It is not a do-it-yourself endeavor. You need a knowledgeable advocate who can help you navigate the minefield. Don Emmett filled that role for us successfully and to our complete satisfaction. We recommend his services unreservedly. —Bill Steinway, Picture Hang, Inc.

Don Emmett was disciplined and persistent in the ways that you want your business broker to be. He hustled and was proactive in running down leads.  I always felt that he had my best interest at heart. Yes, we hit bumps along the way, which is to be expected, but Don kept all parties focused and moving forward. Best of all, Don is a nice guy which I appreciate more and more these days. —Marc Pons, President, Chapel Hill Tire Car Care Center

Don Emmett with Entrust Associates was very professional and diligent during the sale of our business. Don was very efficient and followed up on everything that was brought to the table. There were a few speed bumps but Don was persistent and stayed with the program. In previous years I had several other brokers that didn’t even come close to Don Emmett’s professional standards. The sale of our business by Entrust Associates proves the difference. I would definitely recommend Don Emmett and his staff for anyone’s Business Proposals.  —Peter & Ingrid Ramaglia, past owners, Pete’s Auto Body Inc. 

Don thank you for the professional service you provided for the purchase of Collision Center.  Your insight and knowledge help secure financing and expedite the sale.  The Associates at Entrust were very helpful and professional.  I would recommend your services to all business owners.  Please feel free to use me as a reference for Entrust Associates. —Michael Black, Business owner and business buyer