Chet Walden Announces the Promotion of Sara Burden to President of Walden Businesses
ATLANTA, December 27, 2013 – Chet Walden, CEO of Walden Businesses with headquarters in Atlanta, GA, is very pleased to announce the promotion of Sara Burden to President of Walden Businesses, Inc.
Previously vice president of Walden Businesses, Ms. Burden brings valuable corporate- and private-business experience to her new role with the specialty merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory firm. A 23-year veteran of the M&A industry, Ms. Burden was recently honored as a Fellow of the International Business Brokers Association (FIBBA).
“Sara is one of the top mergers and acquisitions professionals in the industry, holding the credentials of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), Mergers and Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI), and FIBBA,” said Chet Walden, who continues as CEO. “She is a trusted partner for myself and for many others in the Southeastern business community.”
Ms. Burden represents sellers and buyers of small to medium sized privately held companies with values from $200,000 to $50 million. She specializes in light manufacturing, distribution and business to business service companies. In her new role, she also will run the day-to-day operations of the 17-person M&A firm.
A noted author, educator and lecturer, Sara has served on the Executive Board of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and has moderated and participated in mergers and acquisitions workshops and panels for years. She also teaches M&A educational classes through M&A Source and is a guest speaker on numerous radio talk shows, where she provides insights and exit strategies for business owners. She is the published author of Erik’s Hope.