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Range Brokers International

Range Brokers International brings a combined total of over 60 years of experience in facilitating the sales and acquisitions of businesses, business valuations, and consulting for Middle Market Businesses. We are a team experienced business intermediaries and professional affiliates. Our market experts offer complete merger and acquisition services, professional seller representation, and directional consultation to make the process of selling your Middle Market business as easy as possible.

Cal Lawson
CEO

Call:
716-580-3173
Email:
cal@rangebrokers.com

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Cal Lawson’s career as a leading and award winning broker spans over two decades. Prior to stepping into Range Brokers International as President and CEO, he began his career in 1991 with VR Business Brokers, the largest national brokerage at the time. He was recognized by his peers as the top broker nationally for five years in a row. His extensive entrepreneurial background and commitment to producing results above and beyond expectations, combines business ownership, turn around management, award winning sales and innovative business development is evident in his success rate with numerous clients over the years. His outstanding communication and public speaking skills come from his background as a Christian minister. As an entrepreneur, he has built, acquired, and owned many successful businesses and franchises. His exceptional skills in assessing business opportunities led him to develop the NCAC, a national lending arm for the brokerage industry. Cal takes a personal interest in clients and customers and follows through to the last detail to ensure that a deal will be executed properly and efficiently for a committed buyer and seller.

Lidia Couzo
President & COO

Call:
716-465-6275
Email:
lidia@rangebrokers.com

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A leader in the business brokerage and consulting field, Ms. Couzo assists buyers and sellers both locally and internationally. In her new venture with Range Brokers International, Ms. Couzo melds her skills in marketing, exit strategies, mergers and acquisitions, valuations, contract negotiations, and trade. Highlights from her career include working with Mexico’s government tourism agency (FONTATUR) to effectively generate investor interest, as well as assisting the Seminole tribe of Florida through direct work with tribal chairman James Billie. Lidia is involved in many impactful projects in Western New York. Her career has grown globally as well, with a network of international partners, as proven by her affinity for languages. She is fluent in both Spanish and Polish, in addition to her proficiency in Arabic, French, and Russian. Currently, her focus is to help combat the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic by using her global network to procure highly demanded Personal Protective Equipment products for US hospitals, agencies, and communities.

David Blum
Broker

Call:
716-861-2595

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David brings over 30 years of manufacturing, business ownership, senior management experience as well as a strong background in sales and marketing. As Founder and President of Bufftech Inc, he was a pioneer of the vinyl fencing industry helping to grow the company into the world’s leader for (PVC) vinyl fencing, decking and railings. He has also been involved in several other industries including: plumbing supplies, scrap metal, solder and automotive wheel weight manufacturing, USDA Meat Inspection, and bonded warehousing which deals with US Customs and Homeland Security. David is a Buffalo native and a graduate of SUNY @ Buffalo.

Alvaro Orozco-Gomez
Broker

Call:
716-580-3173
Email:
alvaro@rangebrokers.com

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Originally from Barranquilla, Colombia and a recent graduate of Daemen College with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and a minor in Marketing, Alvaro has joined Range Brokers International in the capacity of International Business and Franchise Development. He is working with Range Brokers International in a joint venture with a Colombian company for export of US products to SA and franchise expansion. A student in the United States for 4 years. In 2008, Alvaro received a soccer scholarship to attend Monroe Community College, and completed an Associates in Business Administration. After an Internship with Range Brokers International, he plans to conduct research to locate manufacturing and distribution businesses that can be relocated to the Buffalo/Niagara Region.

Eliza Hajdu, MBA
Business Development Specialist

Email:
eliza@rangebrokers.com

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Eliza is an MBA graduate from Niagara University in New York. She started her professional career in the US in New York City, where she worked as a consultant account representative in Manhattan, for Fortune 500 clients. After that she gained experience in Washington DC, where she was working in international relations in Capitol Hill. Prior to moving to the US, she obtained her degrees in Business Management from Hof University, Germany, and Commerce and Marketing from Budapest Business School, Hungary. After the university years in Germany, she lived in Bangalore, India and worked in the field of business development at Integro Infotech and Consulting. She also gained important experience from the smart city sector at the Smart Cities India Foundation, where she was working on several projects. As a National Equestrian Champion herself, she was in the National Team in Horse-Trials and represented her country three times at the European Championships for Juniors at individual and team level.

Mariana Silva
Executive Assistant

Call:
716-423-9466
Email:
admin@rangebrokers.com

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Mariana is a current student at Canisius College, where she is pursuing a BS in International Business and Marketing. Born in Bogota, Colombia, she and her family have had an involvement in the development of the immigrant community here in Buffalo. Her professional career began at a young age with Airbnb, where she hosted visitors from all around the world while in high school. From then on her passion for travel has led her to pursue a global education and a career in the international business world. In addition, she has pursued a growing role in humanitarian efforts, working with International Child Advancement and the GUAOA orphanage in DCR. Her interests include language studies, entrepreneurship, and her puppy.

Spencer Lawson
Associate Broker

Call:
716-800-5156
Email:
spencer@rangemarketing.com

Steve Tanner
Procurement Specialist

Email:
steve@rangebrokers.com

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Steve has been in the agriculture business for over 40 years. He is the founder and president of Tanner Farms and has been involved in the cultivation and sale of swine, poultry and beef cattle. In addition, Tanner has produced a variety of row crops including corn, cotton, wheat, soybeans and peanuts. He served three consecutive, three-year terms on the Greenville Farm Service Agency Committee and continues to serve in his fourth year as vice president of the Butler County Farmer’s Federation. His long-term commitment and experience have established him as a leader amongst peers in the farming industry. Steve Tanner joined Range Brokers International to assist the agricultural industry, hospitals, and government agencies to make PPE prices affordable to everyone.

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