John B. Charleston, III, MBA

John B. Charleston, III, MBA

John B. Charleston, III, MBA

Position: Franchise Owner – Business Intermediary

Personal Experience

Whether you are considering selling your Main Street or Middle Market business, OR are a strategic buyer looking to expand your current business through acquisition, OR a potential 1st time buyer looking to fulfill that dream of business ownership, you need the right person representing you. You need a professional, competent and trusted broker that operates with honesty and integrity. One that will navigate and manage all of the complexities required to achieve a successful closing. John Charleston and Murphy Business & Financial Services is the ideal choice for you.

John is a seasoned corporate executive, entrepreneur and licensed real estate agent in GA with a proven track record of business strategy, marketing management, business development and business acquisition. Below is a summary of his career highlights:

Business Acquisition and Executive Management
• Acquired a 200 employee, commercial cleaning, business services company, touting blue chip customers like The Walt Disney Company, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Orlando Utilities Commission and the Seminole County Government
• As company President was responsible for managing all day to day operations of the business including – P&L, sales, marketing, operations and administration

Marketing, General Management and New Business Innovation
• Strong general management skills developed through 20+ years of various marketing and brand management roles at The Walt Disney Company and at Fortune 100 consumer packaged goods companies, including M&M Mars, Bristol Myers Squibb and Sara Lee
• Managed mature brands and created and launched a new $20MM brand

Licensed Real Estate Investment Professional
• Real estate investor – bought, renovated and resold distressed properties in FL and GA.
• Collaborated with a builder to construct new residential homes in Madison, GA and Commerce, GA
• Licensed real estate agent in GA – License #390635

Education and Strengths
• MBA – Marketing/General Management, from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
• BS – Marketing, from North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
• Exceptional business strategy and planning skills, strong analytical skills and a collaborative interpersonal relationship management style