Entrust Associates


Phone: (919) 942-3614

Fax: 888-813-4272

Contact Broker

Please confirm you're not a robot

201 Shannon Oaks, Ste D
Cary, North Carolina 27511 (View Map)

About the Company

Entrust brings unmatched expertise and professional representation to sellers of businesses in the Triangle and Triad areas of North Carolina. Entrust also works with buyers to help identify businesses that meet their criteria and can represent buyers in their purchase transactions.

We offer confidential services, bring you only qualified buyers, and can assist in buyer financing. And, as a result of our extensive experience and professional qualifications, we offer you the peace of mind that comes from knowing the sale of your business is in the best possible hands.

Broker Biography

Entrust Associates (919) 942-3614


Don Emmett, CBI, Managing Director of Entrust is a Certified Business Intermediary, the prestigious recognition awarded by the IBBA (International Business Brokers Association). For the past eight years, Don has been working with business people helping them to develop and execute a successful exit strategy. He also works with business people looking to buy a business or grow an existing business by pursuing an acquisition strategy. Before discovering business brokerage, Don spent the majority of his more than 30 years of experience in small businesses and related entrepreneurial activities, having served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and a principal for a $20 million group of electronic component distribution companies. After selling his interests in the electronics industry, Don invested in, helped manage and successfully sold several businesses. Don credits his business success to “putting himself in the other guy’s shoes.” This credo has enabled him to see sellers from a buyer’s point of view and conversely buyers from seller’s viewpoint. He is also an entrepreneur and active business investor.

Olga Kennedy, Director of Transactions, holds both BA and MS degrees. During her career, she has taught at several colleges and has served as a senior manager in various corporations. Olga draws on her background in marketing and writing to coordinate marketing of businesses, and she utilizes her knowledge to create and maintain smooth relationships between buyers and sellers.

Services Provided

Seller representation
Buyer representation
business brokerage
Business valuation

Areas Served

Durham, NC
Orange, NC
Wake, NC
Lynchburg city, VA
Richmond city, VA

Professional Affiliations


Business For Sale Listings

Cash Flow: $170,882 
North Carolina 
Sales Management & Marketing Opp Franchise Business for Sale in NC Sales Management & Marketing Opp Franchise Business for Sale in NC

This franchise business was established in 2010. Products offered include systems for water filtration, air purification and floor cleaning. Profitable service and parts income stream. Two employees work the showroom, while others work in the field on appointments performing demonstrations. This business has SBA pre-approval for qualified buyers. More info

North Carolina Other Business Services Businesses for Sale
Cash Flow: $55,000 
Durham, NC 
View Details 
Highly rated Cafe / Deli / Catering for Sale in NC

This highly rated cafe offers customers the opportunity to enjoy a quick, fresh made-to-order lunch in a friendly atmosphere. Menu items include: hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups and dessert. Catering is also available.Open weekdays for lunch. More info

Raleigh, NC 
View Details 
Online, Software, Mobile Payment Business for Sale in NC

Save time, save money, earn money with this software! You just had a nice dinner with your favorite people and it's time for the check. Instead of waiting and handing the server your credit card, how about just giving your username and you're done? Plus, you just earned cash back by using this app that you downloaded. Not just that, but you are part of the growing consumer base that is mobile savvy and future looking. This Business has very little overhead. The software is built out and operational. Currently, it is being offered by restaurants in the Raleigh NC area, enabling them to turn tables faster with faster payments. The sale includes all intellectual property associated with the More info

Cash Flow: $108,000 
Raleigh, NC 
View Details 
Pizza, Pasta, Wings! Oh My! for Sale in NC

Located in Raleigh, this is more than just a pizza joint, serving delicious specialty pizzas, great wings, mouthwatering pasta dishes and super subs and salads, too.The business does well, with an SDE of $9K a month. More info

Cash Flow: $177,000 
North Carolina 
View Details 
Established Profitable Master Franchise for Sale in NC

This opportunity is well run and covers a territory that is experiencing amazing growth. This master franchise, part of an expanding $100 billion industry, is positioned to grow !!It is operated from an executive office that allows you to work ON your business rather than work IN your business. Client retention rate of 95 +%! Annual sales are approximately $1,500,000 Asking Price = $449,000 Includes Three Master Franchise Territories SDE 2016 = $177,000 Projected SDE 2017 = $ 220,000 More info

Cash Flow: $97,876 
Orange Co., NC 
View Details 
Destination Eatery / Café for Sale in NC

For nearly a decade, this well-established eatery in Orange County has been serving customers tasty breakfast and lunch items six days a week. Menu items include signature biscuits, homemade smoked meats, imported delicacies, a variety of cheeses, subs with a flair, soup, and salads made with local vegetables. This Business does not simply serve food. It serves an experience, one that diners appreciate and tell others about, as shown by the excellent reviews this Business enjoys across the web. There are currently 10 employees (6 Ft/ 4 PT).Figures above reflect a three-year average for sales and cash flow. More info

Guilford Co., NC 
View Details 
Well-established pro service franchise with $1.5+ M sales

This established professional service franchise business boasts more than $1.5 million in annual sales. Sales are generated from both residential and commercial customers. More info

Not Disclosed
Cash Flow: $541,000 
United States 
View Details 
Internet-based Technical Publishing Company for Sale

This highly profitable, highly respected, Internet-based company publishes technical paperback, ebooks, and audiobooks for a booming industry that are sold directly and via large online resellers and chains such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble, as well as through independent bookstores.The company is designed to be cash-flow positive; major expenses are paid out of income, including author royalty, development editor royalty, and printing costs. There is zero debt. 2016 sales are expected to reach $2.1M. 2015 sales were $1.9M . 2015 SDE: $541,000!There is no overhead, no leased or owned properties. All staff is remote. The Business can be run from anywhere in the world that has an Internet More info

Cash Flow: $694,647 
North Carolina 
View Details 
SOLD Profitable Machine Shop for Sale in NC

Founded by the current owners, the Company, located in Eastern NC, has experienced strong growth and continues to perform well, even through the toughest economic times. In 2014, annual sales were $2,207,133 and SDE equaled $694,647. For the past three years, sales have averaged $1,730,530, and SDE has averaged $303,928. The current year-2015-is expected to be strong.Unlike full-scale production shops, the Company specializes in precision sheet metal components using various metallic and plastic materials. Customers come from the furniture/fixtures, lighting, power protection and military sectors, among others. The Business offers short- and long-run production, along with component More info

Wake Co., NC 
View Details 
Great PUB, Amazing Food, Craft Beer, Atmosphere! for Sale in NC

This established drinking and eating establishment located in a prestigious and growing area of Wake County offers customers a unique atmosphere where friends and family can enjoy a wide selection of freshly made appetizers and entrees along with a full bar and a large selection of craft beers.Open 7 days a week, for lunch through dinner and beyond, the Business is a place for customers old and new to gather and unwind. Here, you can watch the game, play games, and indulge in some of the best grub in town.An owner-operator would do well! More info

North Carolina 
View Details 
Professional Service-based Window/Pressure Washing Franchise

Located in the Raleigh Durham area of North Carolina, this franchise specializes in residential window cleaning, pressure washing and other related services. The Owner decided not the right business and took a job back in corporate world business is still running with semi-absent supervision with 2-3 techs. More info

Greensboro, NC 
View Details 
Motivated Seller: Window Genie franchise for sale in Greensboro NC

The Window Genie franchise offers residential customers window cleaning, window tint & film, pressure washing, and gutter cleaning services. The franchise itself has been around for 20 years and this one enjoys excellent reviews from its customers. Jan through July 2017 revenues were $160K with a projection of 2017 to be $225+K! The Owner is battling a serious health issue. The seller is motivated to sell and will listen to all offers. This is a turnkey business opportunity. More info

Cash Flow: $108,000 
North Carolina 
View Details 
Established and Profitable Glass Business for Sale in NC

This established and profitable glass business has been serving customers in Orange, Chatham, Wake, Durham and surrounding counties for years. Services include residential and commercial, as well as auto, glass replacement, including storefronts, bathroom glass, doors and windows, safety glass, mirrors and more.Real estate is owned and available as a separate purchase. More info

Not Disclosed
North Carolina 
View Details 
Beautiful Bottle & Craft Beer Shop & Tasting Room

This bottle and craft beer shop & tasting room is a locally owned bar and bottle shop featuring a vast retail selection of craft beer and wines! In addition to the widebottle selection, it also offers customers craft beers on tap as well as a self-service wine station. The retail space is versatile as it offers customers a modern space to relax with friends and family while enjoying their favorite beverage. Currently being run absentee, an owner operator could really take this relatively new concept to the next level. The location offers fun weekly events, beer and wine tastings, and private events. Seller has multiple other business interests. Seeks reasonable offers! More info

Raleigh, NC 
View Details 
Digital Graphics and Signage Company

This franchise digital graphics and signage company offers customers in the local and surrounding areas graphic solutions to their needs, including: indoor and outdoor signage, vehicle wraps, event displays, marketing materials, and much more.Whatever the industry, from academics to fine dining to the sports arena, this company offers the best in digital graphic solutions. More info

Cash Flow: $81,000 
North Carolina 
View Details 
SOLD Motivated Seller, Dry Cleaner for Sale in NC

Established, profitable dry cleaners in the Triangle Area for sale. Absentee owners are highly motivated to sell, looking to make a quick transaction for cash offer of $185,000. On site dry cleaning for clothes, accessories and home items. For more detailed information, contact us. More info

Wake Co., NC 
View Details 
Dry Cleaners Available for Sale in NC

Here is the opportunity to take this established dry cleaners in the Triangle Area.  Plenty of opportunity to increase revenue with existing equipment and serve Cary, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area.  Two locations:  an on-site plant with dry cleaning and laundry services for clothing, accessories, and home items; the other a pick-up and drop-off location.  Absentee-owner.  For more detailed information, contact us. More info

Cash Flow: $55,673 
Wake Co., NC 
View Details 
Auto Repair Center

This auto care center is located on a busy intersection in a populated community. Services include general repairs, air conditioning, diagnostics, engine, brake work, steering, electrical, transmissions and more! More info

Contact Broker
Please confirm you're not a robot