Celine Dufresne

Murphy Business Sarasota/Lakeland/Brooksville

License Number: BK680823

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Fax: 888-267-8068

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6151 Lake Osprey Dr,#315, Sarasota, Fl 34240, 2420 N Crystal Lake Dr,#100. Lakeland, Fl 33801
Sarasota,Lakeland,Brooksv, Florida 34240 (View Map)

About the Company

Murphy Business & Financial Corporation

"North America's Premier Brokerage Firm"

We are one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada. We specialize in helping clients buy or sell a business and franchises. As well as business & equipment valuations, and exit planning & strategies.
Murphy business brokers have unsurpassed access to buyers and business sellers in North America. Our proven process and system provides our clients with the means to achieve their goals through a more successful and confidential business transaction. We promise that you will not find a more complete, thorough and professional experience as the one Murphy Business & Financial Corporation can provide.
Identifying excellence in a professional business brokerage firm shouldn't be difficult. Take, for example, the following criteria:
Proven track record of successful business closings
High closing ratios
Ready access to buyers and sellers, both nationwide and internationally
Systems and processes to match buyers and sellers
Highly experienced and credentialed business brokers
Unsurpassed standards of business ethic
Membership in all significant industry associations, group listing services, multiple listing services and brokerage networks
Founded in 1994 by Roger J. Murphy, Murphy Business & Financial Corporation meets these criteria. As a result, the firm has become one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America, with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada.
Members of the Murphy team have been carefully recruited and selected for their high level of achievement as former CEOs, CFOs, CPAs, business owners and senior level executives in a wide range of industries and professions. But their accomplishments don't stop with their prior experience. Our business brokers receive intensive training, ongoing support and many have subsequently received the highest awards, credentials and designations in our industry.
We invite you to learn more about Murphy's approach to the business brokerage profession. We hope to demonstrate how we provide both clients and professional partners with the highest standards of professional service and unmatched performance in the sales of privately held businesses, mergers, machinery and equipment sales, sales and re-sales of franchise businesses, commercial real estate transactions, business valuations, acquisitions and business consulting.

Broker Biography

Celine Dufresne (888) 299-9380

Introduction

CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards)

CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker

Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando

Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach.

Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers.

Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

Services Provided

We assist buyers with finding the best business that meets their requirements. We help them through the whole process from reviewing and comparing businesses, putting an offer together, financing, to closing.

If you own a business, and considering selling, you may want to know the true value of your business, and if you are not in any urgency to sell right away, get some recommendations on what needs to be improved to get the maximum value.

Our goal is to provide business owners with the right tools and education that will allow them to maximize the value of their business, and ultimately gain freedom to enjoy life. Whether you’re considering selling your business, or just want to know you’re building a valuable asset now and for the future--we can help!

Through Murphy Business, we offer the following services:

• Business Sales/Purchases
• Franchise Sales
• Business Consulting
• Business Valuations
• Machinery and Equipment Appraisals
• Commercial Real Estate Services (when associated with businesses)
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Buyers searches
• Exit Strategies

For more information, please visit our websites at:

www.murphybusines.com/sarasota
www.murphybusiness.com/lakeland
www.murphybusiness.com/brooksville

Areas Served

  • Sarasota, FL
  • Manatee, FL
  • Polk, FL
  • Pasco, FL
  • Hernando, FL
  • Polk, FL
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Licensed In

    • Florida
    • BK680823

    Professional Affiliations

    CGMA (Certified Global Management Accountant)
    CMAI (Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Intermediary)
    Certified Value Builder

    Rotary Club Lakeland
    NAWBO (National Association of Women Business owners
    AICPA
    M&A Source
    PR HISPANIC CHAMBER
    BNI

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    Darlene Pane Serving Hernando County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

    Mary Anne Servian Serving Sarasota County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

    Alan Garbrecht Serving Polk County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

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