Meet The UBC Team

Bradley G. Marlor

Principal Broker / Managing Director

Bradley G. Marlor MBA, CBI is Principal Broker and a partner at Utah Business Consultants. Brad founded Utah Business Consultants in 1989. He is a graduate of four colleges and universities with degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. He is a former franchise owner with direct experience in buying and selling his own businesses. Brad has represented hundreds of businesses from virtually every industry. He is an Exit Planning Advisor -- preparing business owners for the most important financial event of their lives. Brad has been published numerous times in local business periodicals and newspapers, including Utah Business Magazine, The Enterprise Newspaper, and the Deseret News. He is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), and member of the M&A Source. Brad served four years on the South Jordan Planning Commission, three years on the South Jordan Economic Development Committee and co-founded the South Jordan Chamber of Commerce. He served on the South Jordan City Council from 2000 through 2008 and has been re-elected to serve another four years from 2016 through 2019.

Wayne A. Simpson

Business Broker / Managing Director

Wayne A. Simpson CPA, CBI, M&AMI is a partner at Utah Business Consultants. Wayne is a 1973 graduate of the University of Utah, earning a B.S. degree in Accounting. He was a partner of Simpson & Co., CPAs from 1974 to 1999. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. In 1997, Wayne earned an Educational Achievement Certificate in Business Valuation from the AICPA. He is licensed for Real Estate Transactions. Wayne is a member of the International Business Brokers Association and the M&A Source. He has achieved the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary designations. Wayne is a frequent speaker at CPA and Financial Planner conferences, discussing business valuation and exit planning. He has written over two dozen articles for The Enterprise Newspaper on Merger & Acquisition Topics. Wayne is a past President of the Salt Lake Exchange Club in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kerry Sharp

Consultant / Intermediary

Kerry Sharp joined Utah Business Consultants in 2002 as a consultant and intermediary following a successful career as a product development manager, business owner, and sales executive. Kerry brings to UBC extensive business experience. He was involved for more than 15 years managing high technology product development teams during which he helped launch numerous computer and communications systems products to market. He has helped define, implement, and manage product development and operations processes for growing startup businesses. Kerry has successfully helped numerous business owners through the process of selling a business and is a franchise specialist. He has owned and operated multiple small businesses. Kerry earned a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering with secondary studies in Business Management from Utah State University and holds a Utah real estate license.

Calvin E. (Cal) Black

Consultant / Broker

Calvin E. (Cal) Black attended Brigham Young University 1968-1970, O’Brian School of Real Estate 1969 and 1978, Business Marketing Corporation, Santa Ana, CA 1980-1981, Institute of Certified Business Counselors, Pleasant Hill, CA 1980-1981, and Dimensions of Professional Selling, Carew Dimensional Systems, Denver, CO 1984. From 1975-1987 Cal was a Utah Real Estate Broker, managing construction projects, handling financing, negotiating with City and County agencies for project approvals and inspections for real estate construction, developing subdivisions, apartment complexes, condominiums, shopping centers, office buildings and industrial parks. Cal has owned and managed several businesses. He has helped many business owners in the very important process of selling their business, in the fields of manufacturing, product distribution, automotive, printing and medical devices. Cal has now joined Utah Business Consultants to provide to clients the unmatched customer service that UBC offers.

George C. Metos

Business Broker

George C. Metos enjoys transacting deals in all types of businesses, including the technology and industrial sectors. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Utah. After college, he founded and managed a software development company whose video game products generated over $1B in retail sales. He also transacts mergers involving automobile and scrap metal recyclers on a national basis.

Joshua J. Jones

Business Broker

Joshua J. Jones MSF, CBI is passionate about helping business owners navigate the process of buying and selling businesses. He has owned and operated several small businesses, including a multi-location franchise. He also has experience in corporate finance and planning, investment banking, and asset-backed securities. Josh graduated from Utah Valley University in 2009 with a B.S. degree in Business Management and then from the University of Utah in 2010 with an M.S. degree in Finance.

Tom Maher

Business Broker

Tom Maher CBI, M&AMI has successfully completed numerous transactions in the lower middle market and main street brokerage sectors, since 2002. Prior to that period, he was a senior executive for Levi Strauss and the May Company and has operated several of his own businesses. Tom is a Brigham Young University graduate and holds a Bachelor of Science degree.

Mike McBride

Business Development/Marketing

Mike McBride has over twenty years marketing experience in Merger & Acquisition and Financial Services.
In his lengthy career, Mr. McBride generated clients for a wealth and estate planning firm and currently enjoys his transition into Business Brokerage. We are excited Mike has recently joined Utah Business Consultants.

Jeniece Pratt

Office Manager

Jeniece Pratt has an extensive corporate history that adds to her knowledge and efficiency to keep our office running smoothly. She brings 15 years of experience in assisting Business Owners, Controllers, as well as Management Boards to our team.