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ABA Advisors, LLC is a national brokerage and consulting firm specializing in the sale of accounting and tax practices.

We guide Accountants down the right path when buying, selling or financing the sale of their firms.

We seek to represent practices with 100K to 2M in annual revenue.

industry-expertChuck Hayes – President

ABA Advisors, LLC

5829 N. Post Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216
(317) 546-7720 Direct
(866) 950-4522 Toll Free
(317) 522-1551 Fax
(317) 431-3899 Mobile

ABA Advisors, LLC is a nationwide consulting and brokerage firm specializing in working with Accountants. Since 1999, Chuck has helped hundreds of CPAs, EAs and other accounting and tax professionals with the sale, acquisition, merger or financing of their firms. Chuck Hayes is the President of ABA Advisors and is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. He currently represents practice owners all over the United States.

Chuck Hayes began working with accountants when he joined Midwest Bankers Group, Inc. in 1999. At that time he helped develop a conventional loan program to provide financing for the acquisition of accounting practices. While at Midwest Bankers he underwrote literally hundreds of deals and developed knowledge as to how and more importantly why these deals work and when they don’t work.

Chuck Hayes started a spinoff company while at Midwest Bankers Group known as Midwest Bankers Transition Services, LLC (Midwest Bankers), a national brokerage and consulting firm specializing in the acquisition, sale, merger and financing of accounting and tax practices. In February of 2008; he merged Midwest Bankers with ProHorizons and joined the existing owners as a principal/owner of ProHorizons Network, Inc.

In January of 2010 Chuck sold his interest in ProHorizons and formed ABA Advisors, LLC.

Chuck is a member of the Association of Professional Merger and Acquisition Advisors and has been recognized as an Industry Expert on the sale of Accounting and Tax practices with Business Brokerage Press. He has presented both webinars and live presentations on the many aspects of buying, selling and financing accounting practices. Chuck holds both an Indiana and a Florida Real Estate Brokers license. He enjoys family time, golf and any outdoor activity.

He is married and has two children.

To learn more about Chuck, visit his Linkedin page.

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Larry Brusacoram

Managing Director
ABA Advisors, LLC

(281) 713-2468 Direct
(866) 950-4522 Toll Free
(866) 894-4965 Fax
(281) 883-9323 Mobile

For nearly 15 years Larry has been assisting the growth of small businesses by helping them acquire business necessary equipment, improve cash flow, restructure their existing debt and assisting with business acquisitions.

In 2008, Larry began working with Accountants while employed at a Texas bank that offerred a national loan program for professional practices/CPAs. At that time he provided a conventional loan product to CPAs looking to acquire a practice. After leaving that bank he formed Practice Capital Advisors, which is a consultancy firm for professional practices nationwide with a specialty in Accounting businesses. Through those years of experience in the Accounting market, he has been exposed to a vast number of transactions that have provided the basic knowledge of what makes for a successful transition from Sellers to Buyers.

Larry Brusacoram joined ABA Advisors to leverage his knowledge of buying, selling and financing accounting practices along with ABA’s proven track record to provide Accounting Professionals with the best possible service throughout his region.

He is married with three children and if he is not working with clients you could probably find him at the golf course.

To learn more about Larry, visit his Linkedin page.

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Jim Barron

Managing Director – WI
ABA Advisors, LLC

(715) 790-6460 Mobile

Jim Barron joins ABA Advisors as its Managing Director for the state of Wisconsin. He brings a wealth of business and brokerage experience with him.

Jim Barron is the managing member and founder of Barr Group LLC, which is a licensed business broker in Wisconsin. Jim has been practicing “general market” business brokerage since 2002.

Prior to starting his business brokerage practice, Jim spent 28 years with a Fortune 500 company in a wide array of corporate responsibilities before leaving as a Corporate Officer in 2002. Jim has a broad range of experience in various business and industry segments which has served him well when working with accounting firms over the course of his general practice. His ability to relate to and constructively advise business owners has served him well in his current business.

Professionalism, integrity, and strict confidentiality are the foundation of the services provided by Jim to his clients.

ABA  Advisor’s expertise, resources, and strength in the “Accounting Practice” market matched with Jim’s brokerage experience and knowledge of the Wisconsin market will serve our clients well.

Jim is married, has 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.

Managing Director
ABA Advisors, LLC

(317) 674-3335 Direct/Mobile
(317) 522-1551 Fax

Jeff joined ABA Advisors to leverage his knowledge of marketing for small and medium accounting practices, along with ABA’s proven track record, to provide Accounting Professionals with the best possible service throughout the country.

Since 2001 Jeff has been assisting the growth of local and national businesses by helping them create structured marketing programs to generate leads that convert into customers, clients and patients. In 2009 Jeff began working with CPAs, accountants & EAs across the county, systematically grow their firms by using advertising and selling systems to attract & nurture tax and accounting leads to their practices. Using marketing & sales tools that include monthly newsletters, PPC advertising, Video advertising, Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Auto Responders, Webinars, Chatbots, Reputation Management, Ringless Voicemail Messages and Printed Direct Mail, accountants are able to systematically increase their revenue and profits.

Jeff is married and lives in Noblesville, IN.  To learn more about Jeff, visit his Linkedin page.

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5829 N. Post Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216

Direct: (317) 546-7720
Toll Free: (866) 950-4522
Fax: (317) 522-1551
Email: info@acctsales.com