Bud Sandberg is the founder and President of Wals & Associates, Ltd. in Minneapolis,Minnesota. A firm specializing in machinery/equipment appraisals, business valuations, merger and acquisitions. Special emphasis is given to business owners who are in need of or desiring to sell, form an exit strategy, determine realistic expectations of business and or equipment value, structure and terms, gain understanding of the selling process, and determine creative and alternative means to manage problem and issues in areas of concern. Confidentiality is closely guarded in all communications and through all services provided.
Mr. Sandberg holds several professional designations: MCMEA, CBC, CM&A.
NEBB Institute awarded the Master Certified Machinery/Equipment Appraiser "MCMEA" designation after completing the course and successfully passing an examination, along with a peer reviewed demonstration report.
The Institute of Certified Business Counselors highest level of accreditation, "CBC" Certified Business Counselor is bestowed on an individual who has met not only stringent experience requirements, but has also invested both time and effort in pursuing and successfully completing the specific educational requirements established by the Institute.
The Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors "CM&A" certification is the premiere advanced professional credential available to today's business advisory professional. CM&A training is innovative, rigorous, and challenging. CM&A designation attests to one's mastery of the M&A body of knowledge and commitment to staying abreast of new developments in the field. It recognizes professional achievement and competence.
Mr. Sandberg is also affiliated with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and the Business Brokers Network (BBN)
Mr. Sandberg received his education at Bethel College, Southern Illinois University and the University of Minnesota.
Certified Machinery/Equipment Appraisals are performed to the Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).