Rose Stabler

Rose is President of Certified Business Brokers. She has 25 years of business experience from serving in management and consulting positions in the Oil Gas, Biotechnology, and Manufacturing industries to working for private equity giant Forstmann Little & Company in the 1980's during the height of the LBO era. As an entrepreneur, she started and built an online promotional product firm that featured her own line of items of original concept and new to the marketplace, and sold the company 12 years later to a corporate acquirer. 

"I have been fortunate to experience two types of business ownership. First, turning a vision into a successful international business venture. And, second, purchasing an outstanding existing enterprise that has continued to fulfill my entrepreneurial spirit." 

Rose has served as business advisor on the Houston Business Show on CNN650 and appeared regularly on the Movers and Shakers panel on Houston Manufacturers Show. Rose has published many articles about the process of buying and selling businesses and has contributed to Inc. Magazine articles by Editor Darren Dahl. She is a Registered Agent with the Texas State Securities Board, a member of TABB and IBBA and has served on TABB Houston Chapter Board of Directors as VP Marketing, Chapter Secretary and VP Public Relations. Rose has achieved the Certified Business Intermediary(CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).

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Recent Articles by Rose Stabler

Reliable Financial Data Is a Top Driver of Business Value

The lack of financial integrity is one of the most common hurdles encountered during the sales process. Maintaining meticulous financial record is a must to get top-dollar when selling your business.

28 Skeletons You Must Air Out to Avoid Problems Selling Your Business

Companies are better off understanding their financial skeletons and airing them out, rather than sweeping them under the carpet. Here are 28 skeletons you should definitely air out.

9 Financial Tips to Keep Your Business in Sale Ready Shape

When it's time to sell your business, your numbers must tell the right story. Ensure you know your numbers inside and out by following these 9 tips.

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Any business venture is like Monopoly or any other cash-driven board game. You start with a small amount of cash, with the goal of turning it into a large amount of cash. Your ability to do this is the best test of whether you are adding economic value.

Richard Koch