CBI: Manchester Office – Corporate Office

Brian KnightBrian Knight
CBI, President
Manchester Center, Vermont

Brian Knight joined CBI in 1984 and has served as the President and CEO of the company since 1990 He is responsible for leading CBI to its current position as New England and Atlantic Canada’s leading business brokerage. Brian is a strategic thinker with a keen understanding of the underlying issues in any brokerage assignment. He is able to quickly identify the critical success factors in a business and articulate this into a compelling sales presentation. Elected twice as President of the International Business Brokers Association he has authored a number of papers, and is recognized as one of the leading authorities on the valuation of privately held businesses. Prior to joining CBI he had a distinguished business career as President of a division of Litton Industries and President of the USA highway safety operations Redland Limited. Active in community affairs, Brian is a Trustee of the Village of Manchester Vermont, and a Board member of the Southwestern Vermont Health Care Corporation. He is the author of Buying the Right Business at the Right Price, and has been designated as a Certified Business Intermediary, and a Fellow of the IBBA.

Heidi FrenchHeidi French
Administrative Manager
Manchester, Vermont

Heidi is the Administrative Manager working out of our headquarters located in Manchester, Vermont. She is responsible for the Operations and works closely with our offices located throughout New England, Eastern New York and Atlantic Canada. She is responsible for maintaining the CBI website, quality control of listings, preparing marketing materials, marketing reports and maintaining databases. Heidi joined the CBI team in 2007. She is originally from Seattle, Washington and attended the University of Washington where she obtained a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. Heidi formerly worked as a Certified Financial Counselor and managed a small veterinary hospital. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for her local school district and is also a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Vermont.

PO Box 1146
Manchester Center, VT 05254
Phone: 802-362-4710
Fax: 866-286-4804