John Bly is the founding Partner of LB&A, Certified Public Accountants, PLLC, located in the Charlotte area. John's entrepreneurial guidance as Managing Partner has propelled the firm to rapid growth. He utilizes M&A to drive development--in nine years LB&A has grown from $0 to more than $4 million, through a series of eight acquisitions and two mergers. John is also seen by his peers as an expert on the topic and consults on 20-30 M&A transactions a year. He plays an integral role both locally and globally in the Entrepreneurs' Organization, and has also received prestigious awards including The 2013 M&A National Advisor 40 Under 40, The 2013 Accounting Today Award Recipient for Managing Partner Elite and The 2011 Charlotte Business Journal 40 Under 40.
"It amazes me how clear, plain and simple John and this book makes
the M&A process."
-Dan Wilson, President/CEO of Waypoint IT Experts EO Charlotte President
"John captures the essence of M&A as it relates to entrepreneurs; in language that is easy to understand, and more importantly easy to execute."
-Verne Harnish, CEO of Gazelles, Author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time