The Most Trusted Certified Business Intermediaries in the Accounting Firm Brokerage Industry
At Accounting Biz Brokers, we are focused on providing our clients and customers personalized, professional, and confidential business brokerage services.
With over 28 years combined experience, our brokers are our greatest asset. They have achieved the designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). A CBI is an experienced, proven professional whose claim of competence is supported and documented. With the skills necessary to handle the marketing, negotiations and complex details involved in the sale, a CBI can assist with the successful completion of the purchase or sale of your business.
We offer a personalized approach to every deal. Our listings receive national exposure and our proven processes throughout the course of the sale have helped over 300 firm owners achieve the “win-win” deal they were looking for.
We work alongside our sellers throughout the entire process. Working together we get deals done.
Meet Your Brokers
Kathy Brents, CPA, CBI
Kathy is a life-long resident of Central Arkansas, where she received her undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Central Arkansas. Upon graduation, Kathy worked for CPA firms in the Central Arkansas area prior to starting her own CPA firm in Conway, Arkansas in 1986. While practicing public accounting, Kathy had many opportunities to provide guidance to her clients as they were involved in the purchase and sale of many businesses. Kathy sold her own CPA firm in 2006.
In 2004, Kathy began her 2nd career in the field of business brokerage. Kathy is also a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). With her diverse background in accounting and her own experience as the owner of a small business, she brings a unique skill set to assist her clients and customers.
Living on a farm in central Arkansas with her husband Ken, Kathy enjoys outdoor activities including traveling, 4 wheeling, hiking, taking care of the farm animals, and just spending quiet time on the porch swing. Kathy is very proud of her family, which includes her husband, a son, daughter and son-in-law and two awesome grandsons. Kathy is also involved in her local church and enjoys time spent with her church family and church activities.
Christy Hudson, CBI
Growing up in central Oklahoma, Christy attended and graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1992 with a Bachelors of Business Administration. She immediately went to work as an auditor for a regional accounting firm in Oklahoma City. Interested in small business, she and her husband, Paul, also opened and operated a local recreation business and grew it to the largest facility in the region at that time.
After moving to Arkansas in 1996, Christy and Paul started their family. In 2000, she returned to the business world, working on the management team of a local event business. She quickly advanced as that business grew to a nationally franchised entity. As an Account Executive for 26 accounts nation-wide, Christy developed unique problem solving and assessing abilities as well as conflict resolution skills. In 2013, she entered the business brokerage industry. She is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and has earned the designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI).
Christy and her husband raised their three children while living in Central Arkansas for over 20 years. They now also have a son-in-law and a daughter-in-law and are looking forward to grandchildren. Whether it’s spending time at sporting events or enjoying the beautiful landscape of Arkansas, she and her family love spending time together outdoors. She is also active in her local church and is involve in missions locally and around the world.
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