Our Brokers

Celine Dufresne  -  Broker/Business Intermediary
Top Producer 9 years in a row
Contact Information
2420 N. Crystal Lake Drive Suite 100
Lakeland Florida 33801
Phone: (863) 667-2627
Cell: (863) 660-7775


Certified Global Management Accountant, Certified M&A Intermediary, Certified Value Builder and Certified Senior Advisor, Celine also held over the years several other certifications, including CPIM, a certification in Production Management.  She has been President/CEO, and owner of nine Businesses in Manufacturing, Construction, Medical, Software & Technology, as well as Business and Manufacturing Consulting. She has been involved in all aspects of a Business and in most industries, from Executive & Financial Management, Sales & Marketing, Operation, Quality Control (ISO), Re-engineering of the production process, as well as Consulting & Turnarounds.

Celine is the President of Florida Business Transfer Specialists, Inc., which owns three Murphy Business & Financial Services franchises in Sarasota, Lakeland, & Brooksville, FL.

Due to her wide expertise and experience at owning and selling both, large and small businesses in a variety of industries, she is very versatile and capable of navigating the more complex M&A process while also able to providing assistance with the Exit Strategy and Sale Process of smaller business opportunities. She excels at helping both Buyers and Sellers in determining the business value, getting the transaction financed, structuring the contract to optimize Seller’s proceeds while still meeting the Buyer’s requirements, as well as coordinating all other aspects of a sale up to closing.

Celine is an Achiever with well-above industry ratio of successful engagements. She is the recipient of 49 awards for her top performance since 2001, including the 2004 “President Award”, and 2008 “Broker of the Year”.

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