Jeffrey Johnson is a Professional Business Transfer Specialist providing business brokerage, business valuations, consulting, and franchise sales services to Raleigh Area business owners and prospects. Corporately, Jeffrey has 20+ years of varying experience with a focus on excellent service and attention to detail to his clients through business consulting, business process improvement and reengineering, project startups and implementations ventures. Jeffrey has developed a reputation for providing sound, practical guidance as a business and IT consultant that has successfully implemented dozens of new projects and start-ups for companies in the Pharmaceutical, Education, Health Care, and Insurance industries.
He continues to focus on the same traits to achieve success in his own ventures. Jeffrey owns two successful restaurant franchises in the Raleigh NC area. He has a team of managers that run the restaurants while he oversees the operations. As an entrepreneur, he found the most challenging aspect of business ownership was finding the right business to buy and personally working with sellers as a qualified buyer. Now, he hopes to help navigate both buyers and sellers through the difficult process of buying or selling a business by offering top-notch support services. Business transfers, franchise sales, valuations, marketing, and consulting are his specialty.
Having been in the real estate industry for many years, Paula Carr decided to try something new. She is the owner of several successful businesses in North Carolina and having entered the business brokerage field only in November 2018, she has a lot of great ventures to look forward to being with Murphy Business. Paula decided to start her journey in business brokerage with Murphy Business after being impressed with her research whilst looking for a great company to join. Our outstanding reviews, high percentage closing rates and thoroughness in educating and training new business brokers was exactly what she was looking for in a company. Being at Murphy Business, more specifically in Jeff Johnson’s team, Paula has great expectations and honestly cannot wait to bring her own entrepreneurial experience combined with the mentorship and guidance from her team, to the table.
On the personal side of things, Paula truly enjoys playing intramural soccer, snowboarding, drawing architectural plans and adores reading anything from biographies to business textbooks. Paula is a lover of life and can be described as tenacious and driven. She embodies the saying ‘where there is a will, there is a way’. Being very ‘learning based’, she believes there is nothing she cannot figure out or teach herself. With this unstoppable attitude, Paula will no doubt be a great asset to the progression of Murphy Business. Part of her drive comes from her twin sister Amy. Amy is handicapped but not once has that stopped her from living a full life. Amy’s strength and confidence inspires to Paula to believe that she can achieve anything she puts her mind to. Now that is some sisterly girl power right there! Paula is also compassionate and empathic and has lived her life with a great level of integrity. So now that you’ve gotten a bit familiar with the newest addition to the Murphy Business family, feel free to contact Paula here, she’ll be happy to hear from you!
Don Emmett, CBI, is a Certified Business Intermediary, and business owner. Since 2007, Don has been working with business owners to help them develop and execute a successful exit and acquisition strategies. Don also works with business people interested in buying a business or growing an existing business by pursuing an acquisition strategy. Before business brokerage, Don spent more than 30 years in small business and related entrepreneurial activities. Don served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and a Principal for a $20 million group of electronic component distribution companies. After selling his interests in the electronics industry, Don invested in, helped manage and successfully sold several businesses from his personal portfolio. In 2019, Don teamed with BEI (Business Enterprise Institute) to offer Exit Planning to his portfolio of services
Closed Transactions worth over $10.4 million in value in 2018. The following list is of businesses closed in 2018 alone:
Our affiliations with National and International Business Brokerage and Merger & Acquisition associations guarantee you that we adhere to the highest professional standards when helping you sell a business. And, as a client, these networks enable the Murphy business brokers to provide you with access to the broadest number of qualified, potential buyers - something you just can't get with many neighborhood real estate and business sales firms. Instead of having access to your own local market, we connect you worldwide.Learn More
Our affiliations with National and International Business Brokerage and Merger & Acquisition associations guarantee you that we adhere to the highest professional standards when helping you buy a business. And, as a client, these networks enable the Murphy business brokers to provide you with access to the broadest number of qualified, potential buyers or sellers - something you just can't get with many neighborhood real estate and business sales firms. Instead of having access to your own local market, we expose you to worldwide opportunities when buying a business, to find the best suitable business for sale.Learn More
All Murphy company valuations are performed by qualified, professional appraisers experienced in all aspects of business valuation and business transfers. Our valuations are performed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Foundation (USPAP) as well as the Business Appraisal Standards of the Institute of Business Appraisers. Compliance with industry standards ensures that proven peer-reviewed valuation methods are used to develop defendable opinions of value. Through participation in teleconferences and annual valuation conferences, Murphy appraisers stay abreast of developing valuation issues and related court cases.Learn More
Raleigh, the Capital City of North Carolina, and the surrounding regions continue to be one of the fastest growing areas in the country according to Forbes Magazine. It has a great economy, top educational institutions, and outstanding healthcare facilities as just a few of the attributes that attract people to the triangle area. In addition, the mild climate, diverse workforce and proximity to Research Triangle Park combine to make Raleigh a great place to live. Great things are happening in Raleigh and its surrounding areas. Over the past couple of years, Raleigh has received some pretty impressive accolades.Learn More