Fred is the CEO of Affordable Business Valuations. He received his bachelor’s degree in business from U.C. Berkeley and his MBA from San Diego State University. He was a loan officer with Union Bank, making business loans from $1 million to over $8 million. After a 27-year career as an owner of a $5 million privately-held company, Fred joined Sunbelt Business Brokers in 2003. Three years later he formed Compass Point Capital, a mergers and acquisitions firm specializing in buying and selling businesses with revenues between $3 million and $25 million. In 2004 he pursued an education with the IBA and became a CBA. As a business valuation expert Fred has done over 500 valuations for business owners, SBA lenders, 401K equity transactions, IRS valuations, partnership dissolutions and divorces. He also offers expert witness testimony in court cases. He has also spent thousands of hours in research creating valuation methodologies using regression analysis.