Rhett Kniep, CBB, CBI, M&AMI

Rhett Kniep, CBB, CBI, M&AMI

Managing Director – Mergers & Acquisitions

Rhett Kniep is a credentialed Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI), Certified Business Broker (CBB), and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), and both a licensed real estate broker and licensed general building contractor. For nearly 20 years, Rhett has been an M&A advisor and exit planner for multiple businesses and investments in the lower middle-market with specializations in:

  • Contracting, engineering, and construction
  • Real estate
  • Automotive
  • Trucking
  • Manufacturing

As a serial entrepreneur himself, Rhett has invested in and built several businesses in the following industries:

  • Orthotics manufacturing
  • Feature film entertainment
  • Real estate
  • Marketing
  • Construction

In addition to writing and publishing a real estate investing manual, and being featured in such publications as Forbes, Ezine, and Self-Growth, Rhett has presented and trained professionals at multiple business seminars and conferences on such topics as:

  • Business exit planning
  • Negotiation
  • Sales strategies
  • Business valuation

He attended Lincoln Law School of Sacramento with a focus on contract law and has trained professionally via courses in real estate, investing, business management, and business marketing.

Rhett is a member of and/or obtained professional certifications and licenses through:

  • M&A Source
  • California Association of Business Brokers
  • International Business Brokers’ Association
  • Contractors’ State License Board
  • California Department of Real Estate

As managing director, Rhett leads Avant’s M&A for Northern California.

Rhett Kniep

Rhett Kniep is a credentialed Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI), Certified Business Broker (CBB), and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), and both a licensed real estate broker and licensed general building contractor. For nearly 20 years, Rhett has been an M&A advisor and exit planner for multiple businesses and investments in the lower middle-market with specializations in:

  • Contracting, engineering, and construction
  • Real estate
  • Automotive
  • Trucking
  • Manufacturing

As a serial entrepreneur himself, Rhett has invested in and built several businesses in the following industries:

  • Orthotics manufacturing
  • Feature film entertainment
  • Real estate
  • Marketing
  • Construction

In addition to writing and publishing a real estate investing manual, and being featured in such publications as Forbes, Ezine, and Self-Growth, Rhett has presented and trained professionals at multiple business seminars and conferences on such topics as:

  • Business exit planning
  • Negotiation
  • Sales strategies
  • Business valuation

He attended Lincoln Law School of Sacramento with a focus on contract law and has trained professionally via courses in real estate, investing, business management, and business marketing.

Rhett is a member of and/or obtained professional certifications and licenses through:

  • M&A Source
  • California Association of Business Brokers
  • International Business Brokers’ Association
  • Contractors’ State License Board
  • California Department of Real Estate

As managing director, Rhett leads Avant’s M&A for Northern California.