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Local Realtor Earns Certified Business Intermediary Designation

Doug Sullivan joined Ian Black Real Estate in 2019.

By Staff November 1, 2021

Doug Sullivan

Doug Sullivan

Doug Sullivan of Sarasota-based Ian Black Real Estate recently achieved the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation. This designation means that Sullivan is an experienced business broker according to the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and can objectively guide local companies through the sale of their business. Sullivan’s credential will allow Ian Black Real Estate to offer business broker services in-house when clients seek to sell both their real estate and business.

Sullivan joined Ian Black Real Estate in 2019, bringing more than 30 years of retail experience and project development leadership to his role, including founding Stonewood Holdings, the parent company for Stonewood Grill & Tavern and Peach Valley Café. He served as president and CEO from Stonewood Holdings' inception through the development of 18 Stonewood Grill and four Peach Valley Café locations, with consolidated revenue of $57 million. He sold Stonewood Holdings in 2010.

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