Bill Patten has over 30 years experience owning, selling, and managing businesses including a micrographics business, a records storage and shredding business, two large printing companies, a tool manufacturing company, and an automation company. These businesses have ranged from 5 employees up to 200 employees. One of his businesses earned recognition from Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing privately held businesses in the country. With this experience Bill understands the challenges and gratification of owning your own business, the emotional conflicts when selling your business and the importance of knowing how to best market, package and sell or purchase your business. Born and raised in the Northwest, Bill understands the business culture here and has a wide network of business professionals to help you in selling your business. In 1994 Bill earned his MBA from the University of Washington Executive MBA School. This business and financial training combined with his experience makes Bill well qualified to help you sell your business or purchase a business professionally and fairly.