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Lamar Rutherford, MBA



Licensed Business Broker and M&A Advisor — Over the last ten years, Lamar has personally brokered the sale of over 50 businesses and overseen 100+ transactions, often involving high levels of structural complexity and in a wide range of industries.

Professor of Entrepreneurship — She was part of the faculty at UCSD's Rady School of Management where she taught entrepreneurship for 8 years.

Serial Entrepreneur — Lamar started, managed, and sold several of her own businesses.

Marketing Expert — She also previously worked in marketing for Nestle, Disney and an exclusive, 5-star hotel collection, Belmond (formerly Orient-Express).

Management Expert — Lamar has been in management for several high-growth startups, including a project management software business and a web-based distribution company.

Her career as a serial entrepreneur and business expert has spanned over three decades. Lamar holds a Dartmouth MBA, is a former CPA, and completed the CEPA (Certified Exit Planning Advisor) training.

She is also an accomplished published author, having recently published the fictional novel "CodeY".

CA DRE 01902129

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