Bob Brumbaugh, MCMEA, MBA, SBA

BobTitle: CEO
Phone: (919) 870-8258
Fax: (919) 861-0064

Robert Brumbaugh is a Master Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (MCMEA), one of only 32 in the entire world.  He is also a respected business broker and financial valuation consultant.   Over the past several years, Bob has prepared Machinery / Equipment appraisals, Furniture Fixture & Equipment (FF&E) appraisals, and Inventory analysis reviews for most major national banks, regional lending institutions, SBA projects, and numerous community banks.

Bob has delivered more than 750 individual appraisal reports for a variety of projects.   His experience covers a wide range of industries including restaurants, food, packaging, manufacturing, medical, heavy equipment, farm, scientific laboratories, and more.  One of Bob’s best references is the FDIC for which he has appraised the assets of about 10% of all failed banks in the country over the past eight years.   He has also assisted on numerous occasions with litigation issues as an expert witness and has assisted with merger and acquisition facilitation by providing appraisals and valuations for private industry.

Previously, Bob was active in the financial securities industry for more than twenty-seven years. As President and owner of a NASD/FINRA member broker/dealer, he originated several Private Placement Regulation D, Section 504 and 506 security offerings, for funding of start-up and developmental stage companies.   Bob has also been an institutional equity trader.

During his business career, Bob has also been associated with the finance departments of Tulane University, Wesleyan College, and an affiliate of the University of Phoenix as an adjunct professor. Additionally, he has sponsored and facilitated many CPA continuing education classes on capital formation topics. Bob has also served as a credit manager and controller of a major corporation.

Bob holds an MBA degree in Finance and Marketing from Western Michigan University and a BBA degree in Management from Eastern Michigan University. He has also taken American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Business Valuation courses, and is also a Business Certified Appraiser (BCA).

Bob is married, has four sons, and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he is a member of Crossroads Fellowship Church.