Richard Schammel, CBB
Office: 626.262.4425 | Cell: 626.644.8306
Rich founded Venture Advisors Business Group in 2005, after over 30 years of senior corporate financial experience. He has led numerous corporate acquisition and integration efforts and has extensive experience representing clients in the pricing, marketing, due diligence and structuring of business sales and acquisitions. He was formerly President of the California Association of Business Brokers, currently serving as a Director and Treasurer.
His experience includes the roles of Senior Vice President / CFO of the property management division of CBRE and VP Finance of Real Estate Management Services at Grubb and Ellis. He built and managed the nationwide financial organizations – providing all of the accounting and financial reporting, cash management and banking, budgeting, IT system development and support, as well as internal audit functions for both of these firms.
As a Director at KPMG Consulting he managed domestic and international consulting engagements.
Rich has a BA in Economics from UCLA, an MBA from Santa Clara University and attended Loyola Law School. Active in the community – he is currently a Director of the Rose Bowl Operating Company and former Chairman of the Pasadena Center Operating Company. He is a guest lecturer at UCLA Extension in Business Planning, Valuation, Entrepreneurship and small business M&A.
Former Captain, USAF