Celine Dufresne

CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder - Top Producer 11 years

Broker/Business Intermediary


Celine Dufresne

Cell: (941) 302-2857

Phone: (863) 667-2627

2420 N. Crystal Lake Drive Suite 100

Lakeland, Florida 33801

Certified Global Management Accountant, Certified M&A Intermediary and Certified Value Builder, 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 is a multi-unit Franchise group with 3 offices strategically located in Sarasota, Lakeland, & Brooksville, FL. Celine can be reached through any of the locations below.

Lakeland Office Sarasota Office Brooksville Office
2420 N. Crystal Lake Drive 6151 Lake Osprey Drive 1188 S. Broad Street
Suite 100 Third Floor Suite 200
Lakeland, Florida 33801 Sarasota, Florida 34240 Brooksville, Florida 34601
Phone: 863-667-2627 Phone: 941-925-1511 352-397-2197
Fax: 888-267-8068 Fax: 888-267-8068 Fax: 888-267-8068

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 provide 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 52 awards for her top performance since 2001, including the 2004 “President Award”, and 2008 “Broker of the Year”.