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Meet The Team

Our Team in Wyoming

Tony Keane

Tony Keane

President

Tony Keane is an experienced business broker. Prior to becoming a broker, he served as the president, CEO or COO of several global organizations. He is a former CPA and has owned three small businesses. His understanding....

of the challenges and opportunities facing small businesses allows him to appreciate the dynamics of your business. His experience in acquisitions, financial analysis, and market assessments make him a great asset to both buyers and sellers. He serves on the board of five companies as a director. Additionally, he has extensive previous board experience for several other organizations. Past positions over the last thirty years have provided him with a broad range of experience, from accounting to business management. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati with a business degree in accounting and management. He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and has the Executive Leadership Certificate from Rice University. He is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA). Licensed Wyoming Real Estate Agent: RE-16610

(307) 690-1868

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Gerald Brisson

As President and CEO, Gerry is headquartered in Houston Texas, and leads a team of approximately 30 business intermediaries and support personnel across South and West Texas, Wyoming, and New Mexico. His team...

is focused on the sale of main street and lower middle market businesses.

Since starting Transworld Business Advisors of Houston in 2014, he has sold over 350 businesses. His organization has consistently ranked as one of the top 2 performing organizations in Transworld’s 300 office global network. Gerry is a past president and state board member of the Texas Association of Business Brokers and is currently the President of Transworld Business Advisors’ National Franchisee Council. He was elected to the Transworld Business Advisors Hall of Fame in 2015.

Prior to starting Transworld Business Advisors of Houston, Gerry cultivated thirty years of global business experience which included managing international business units, directing global marketing, and leading a global strategic procurement organization. Gerry has been involved in hundreds of negotiations across 5 continents. He has held executive leadership positions in 3 Fortune 500 companies covering 50+ countries across North America, Latin America, Central America, The Caribbean, Asia, Europe, and Africa.

Gerry's uniquely diverse global business experience includes M&A negotiations, Small Business sales, contract and lease negotiations, retail network development, new business development, global and local marketing, global retail brand management, retail revenue stream development, contract & lease negotiations, strategic global procurement, franchise development, general and operational management, and global franchise development.

Gerry is thrilled to have the opportunity in his current capacity to leverage his extensive business experience to assist others in realizing their business & life goals.

President of Transworld Business Advisors of South & West Texas, Wyoming, and New Mexico
President of Transworld Business Advisors’ National Franchisee Council
Past President Texas Association of Business Brokers Houston Chapter (2021-2022)
Past Texas Association of Business Brokers Board of Directors Member (2021-2022)
Transworld Business Advisors Hall of Fame Member (Elected 2015)
Certified Business Intermediary (CBI)
Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP)
Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI)
Member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA)
Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Source (M&A Source)

(281) 769-4277

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Lamont Muchmore

Lamont Muchmore

Senior Business Advisor

With over three decades of professional expertise, Lamont Muchmore is a seasoned professional at the intersection of small business, technology, and analysis. His illustrious career spans leadership, operations...

finance, and asset acquisition, showcasing a remarkable journey through technology, franchising, restaurants, logistics, and trades.

Lamont's remarkable versatility is evident in his experience, having been a driving force in organizations ranging from modest setups with a single employee to enterprises commanding a workforce of up to one million. His adeptness in navigating complex business landscapes positions him as a trusted advisor for those entering the market to buy or sell a business.

What sets Lamont apart is his unwavering commitment to understanding the unique circumstances of each client. This personalized approach, coupled with a proven track record of success in intricate transactions, reflects Lamont's ability to meticulously tailor solutions to meet the specific needs of his clients.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Lamont brings a wealth of personal experience in successfully buying and selling companies throughout the United States. His forward-thinking business style ensures the development of innovative solutions, making him a go-to professional for those seeking efficiency and integrity in their business transactions.

Lamont holds a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a B.S. in Mathematics and Analysis from the University of Wyoming. Additionally, he is a licensed Wyoming Real Estate Sales Agent (License #RE 17006), specializing in commercial real estate sales integrated with business transactions.

For those seeking a strategic partner with a proven track record, forward-thinking approach, and an unwavering commitment to client success, Lamont Muchmore stands ready to guide you through your next business decision.

(307) 421-1195

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Lore Gonzalez

Lore Gonzalez

Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations for South and West Texas, Lore has a proven track record of delivering tangible results and improving efficiency. Equipped with years of leadership, experience, and expertise, she has honed her skills at managing...

teams, streamlining processes, and optimising productivity. She possesses a unique blend of strategic thinking and hands-on problem-solving, making her the go-to person for any operation challenge. She proudly served as a Human Resource Team Lead in the U.S. Army before making the decision to return to Houston. Lore graduated from Sam Houston State University with a double major in business management and marketing. She is a Texas notary and certified in APHR. During her free time, she enjoys CrossFit, puzzles, and spending time with her friends and family.

(346) 319-4138

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Elizabeth Gonzalez

Elizabeth Gonzalez

Marketing Director

Elizabeth Gonzalez is Transworld Houston's exclusive Marketing Director, she joins Transworld with several years of education and hands-on experience working with various marketing platforms...

She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Austin College where she double-majored in Business Finance and Psychology. Elizabeth is primarily responsible for creating and driving the company’s marketing and community relations initiatives. She also directly supports the Houston M&A team along with manages vendor relations for the office. She is a Texas Real Estate Licenses Agent and her hobbies include dancing, fishing, spending time with family, watching crime shows/movies. She is also the proud owner of a pavement princess oIIIIIIIo.

(346) 319-5955

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Karissa Bensenberg

Karissa Bensenberg

Director of M&A Analytics

As the Director of Mergers & Acquisitions Analytics for Transworld Business Advisors of Houston, Karissa Bensenberg supports the M&A Intermediary Team on lower middle market transactions. Her responsibilities...

include industry research, market analysis, financial analysis, creating executive summaries, strategic buyer identification, buyer management, and due diligence process support. Karissa plays a major role on our M&A Intermediary team.

Prior to joining the TBA of Houston team, Karissa worked in the financial services industry for 7 years in increasingly sophisticated positions. She graduated from NYU's Stern School of Business with a bachelor's degree in finance and from University of Texas School of Law with a Juris Doctor. Continually seeking to expand her professional horizon, Karissa is currently a CPA candidate. Her hobbies include watching football, hiking, reading, and solving logic puzzles.

(281) 769-4277

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Shuba Grewal

Business Development Director

Shuba is the dynamic and accomplished Business Development Director at Transworld Business Advisors of South & West Texas. With an impressive background in managing...

high-quality, efficient, and cost-effective operations in customer service and consumer product environments, she is a driving force behind excellence in complex projects and strategic initiatives. In her previous roles, Shuba demonstrated her exceptional leadership by efficiently managing the daily operation of litigation orders and the medical records retrieval process, leading to optimized business efficiency. Through the implementation of KPIs and improvements in employee performance, she achieved remarkable enhancements in operational effectiveness. Moreover, her commendable history of recruiting and training 40+ direct/indirect reports and contract employees showcases her commitment to fostering professional skills enhancement within the team. She also played an integral role on executive teams, overseeing job/training schedules, site inspections, and building permits. Shuba's ability to excel in a data-driven, fast-paced environment is a testament to her exceptional leadership skills. She thrives in making sound recommendations and effectively managing complex problems, ensuring the company's continued growth and success. With Shuba's strategic vision, operational acumen, and unwavering commitment to continuous improvement, Transworld Business Advisors is poised for remarkable growth and continued success under her inspiring leadership. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Shuba is known for her innovative thinking, teamwork spirit, and boundless energy. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Apparel Merchandising and Management from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and is a licensed Notary Public. During her free time, she enjoys spending quality moments with family and friends, exploring new destinations through travel, engaging in creative DIY projects, and giving back to the community through volunteering.

(346) 314-0010

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Lynn Urback

Lynn Urback

Digital Marketing Manager

Lynn Urback is a skilled digital marketer distinguished for her creative strategies in the constantly evolving digital landscape. She possesses a deep understanding of digital marketing, as evidenced...

by her 10+ years with SEO optimization, social media engagement, website management, and content marketing. Lynn excels at keeping pace with the latest digital trends, analyzing online data analytics, and implementing marketing campaigns, effectively boosting brand awareness and audience engagement. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University. Outside of her professional pursuits, Lynn is passionate about reading, exploring various AI platforms, and cheering for the Houston Astros.

(281) 769-4277

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Ana Ruiz

Ana Zavala

Internal Resource Manager

Ana Zavala is the Internal Resource Manager for Transworld Business Advisors of Houston. In this role, Ana provides our agents with general operational and systems support...

in the marketing and sale of our client’s businesses.She has several years of experience working in various Marketing and Public Relations roles and has excellent problem solving, project management and system development skills. Ana has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Trinity University, where she specialized in Marketing. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, discovering new restaurants around the city, working out, traveling and cooking. Ana is fluent in English and Spanish.

(281) 769-4277

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