CERTIFIED BUSINESS INTERMEDIARY
MERGER & ACQUISITION MASTER INTERMEDIARY
Lou Vescio is a managing and founding partner of Agency Brokerage Consultants. He is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), a certified Merger and Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI), and a licensed real estate broker in Florida. Lou also serves on the board of directors for the International Business Brokers’ Association (IBBA) and was elected its Chairman for 2017.
Lou graduated college and joined the U.S. Air Force as an aviator where he flew both F-4 and C-141 aircraft, including a combat tour in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam conflict. Upon separation from active duty, Lou transferred to the reserve forces and continued flying for the Air National Guard until his retirement in 1994.
In 1977, Lou joined Texas Instruments and worked in a variety of managerial positions to include manufacturing engineering, production control, operations analysis, and product marketing. When he left the company in 1992, he was a Marketing Director for the Defense Electronics Group. Lou and his wife, Maggie, then started a franchised computer training business and grew it to one of the top five franchises in the country within the first year. He later co-founded a high-end computer training business, which grew to $11.5 million in sales in six years. Lou and his partners sold both businesses by 2001.
After a brief retirement, Lou began employment with Sunbelt Business Brokers in Florida, quickly recognized as one of the “top fifty” brokers in the Sunbelt Business Brokerage Network, which comprised more than 300 offices throughout the U.S. and 25 foreign countries. Lou later founded Agency Brokerage Consultants, which specializes in insurance agency/broker M&A transactions. He helped grow the firm to become ranked as one of the top insurance M&A firms in the country.
Lou’s formal education includes a BS in Mathematics from Clarion State College and attending graduate schools at Webster College and the University of Dallas with specialties in Business Administration and Economics. Lou teaches professional courses and conducts seminars for business intermediaries, and has been quoted in numerous publications to include the New York Times.
Lou and his wife, Maggie, have two grown sons and live in Indialantic, FL.