Joey Ashley

Sunbelt of Asheville/Hendersonville NC

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2876 Middleton Place,
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 (View Map)

About the Company

Looking for businesses for sale in Western North Carolina or want to sell your existing business? Sunbelt is the place to go to buy or sell a business. Sunbelt is the world’s largest business brokerage firm, making Sunbelt Business Brokers of Asheville/Hendersonville, NC one of approximately 300 licensed Sunbelt offices worldwide. With more than 30 years of experience in the business brokerage industry, you can count on Sunbelt Business Brokers of Asheville/Hendersonville for all of your business selling needs.

Sunbelt Business Brokers provides complete brokerage services for the buyer and seller. Sunbelt assist Sellers with determining the value of their business, establishing their asking price, identifying prospective buyers, facilitation negotiations and closing arrangements, thereby enabling Sellers to concentrate on the management of their business during the sales process.

For buyers, Sunbelt of Asheville/Hendersonville, NC serves as a single-source for hundreds of businesses listed for sale. Our brokers, in turn, work with Buyers to target specific opportunities that match their previous business experience Less

Broker Biography

Joey Ashley (828) 544-1700

Introduction

Joey Ashley, Managing Partner of Sunbelt Business Brokers of Asheville/Hendersonville, North Carolina was born and raised in North Carolina. Joey grew up in the mountains of North Carolina and graduated from Hendersonville High School. He attended the University of North Carolina in Asheville and graduated from Gardner Webb University.

Joey started his career in office equipment sales with Lanier Worldwide (now Ricoh Americas) and Danka Office Imaging (now Konica/Minolta). He received various sales awards throughout his career. Eventually he was promoted to manager of the Middle Tennessee Region where he led and mentored a young sales team.

As the office equipment industry was changing, Joey made a career change and began to focus on software sales, primarily Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software. He worked directly with the engineering management teams at large manufacturers such as GE, Cree Research, Cessna, Tyco Electronics, and Northrup Grumman. He managed a global sales team with Belcan Corporation and was part of the Worldwide Corporate sales team with IBM Corporation and Dassault Systemmes.

After many years in corporate sales, Joey, along with a co-owner founded and operated a high-end specialty retail store in Raleigh, North Carolina. The store was opened in 2012 as the first of its kind in the area, it was grown to become the largest store of its kind on the East Coast and was sold before it was even marketed in 2018.

Joey received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Gardner-Webb University and has attended hundreds of hours of training in sales and marketing through educational institutions, workshops and previous employers. He is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and the Carolinas Virginia Business Brokers Association (CVBBA).

Services Provided

Sell-Side Services/Main Street Transactions
Selling a business that you have poured your personal time, efforts, and resources into can be tough. Sunbelt Business Brokers makes the selling process a breeze! Our years of experience selling Main Street businesses gives us an edge. Our professionals will make sure you receive top dollar when it's time to sell your small business.

Sell-Side Services/Middle Market Transactions
From valuing your company and identifying prospective buyers to evaluating offers and closing the deal, selling a middle market company can be complicated. Sunbelt Business Brokers provides full scale selling services to middle market businesses. If your privately held company has annual sales ranging from $1 million to $50 million or more, Sunbelt's professional brokers will guide you through the many stages of selling your business.

Broker's Opinion of Value
Do you know the value of your business? There are a number of factors that determine listing price. Ensure that your asking price accurately reflects the worth of your business by working with Sunbelt Business Brokers. Our experienced professionals can assist in providing an opinion of value.

Buyer Services
The business buying process can be an exciting yet overwhelming time. There are many complicated and time-consuming stages throughout the process. From evaluating opportunities and meeting business owners to negotiations and financing, Sunbelt Business Brokers will walk you through every stage. We focus on your strengths, interests, finances, and experiences in order to find the perfect business for you!

Franchise Consulting
If you are interested in franchising opportunities but are unsure where to start, contact Sunbelt Business Brokers. Our Franchise Specialist will help you find a franchise opportunity that best suits your interests, skills and lifestyle.

Areas Served

  • Buncombe, NC
  • Henderson, NC
  • Transylvania, NC
  • Haywood, NC
  • Greenville, SC
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Watauga, NC
  • Burke, NC
  • Madison, NC
  • Wake, NC
  • Professional Affiliations

    International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
    Carolinas Virginia Business Brokers Association (CVBBA)
    Certified Main Street Business Broker (CMSBB)
    Mid-Market Intermediary

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