Rose is President at Certified Business Brokers. She has 25 years of business experience from serving in management and consulting positions in the Oil & Gas, Biotechnology, and Manufacturing industries to working for private equity giant Forstmann Little & Company in the 1980’s during the height of the LBO era. As an entrepreneur, she started and built an online promotional product firm that featured her own line of items of original concept and new to the marketplace, and sold the company 12 years later to a corporate acquirer.
“I have been fortunate to experience two types of business ownership. First, turning a vision into a successful international business venture. And, second, purchasing an outstanding existing enterprise that has continued to fulfill my entrepreneurial spirit.”
Rose has served as business advisor on the Houston Business Show on CNN650 and appeared regularly on the Movers and Shakers panel on Houston Manufacturers Show. Rose has published many articles about the process of buying and selling businesses and has contributed to Inc. Magazine articles by Editor Darren Dahl. She is a Registered Agent with the Texas State Securities Board, a member of TABB and IBBA and has served on TABB Houston Chapter Board of Directors as VP Marketing, Chapter Secretary and VP Public Relations. Rose has achieved the Certified Business Intermediary(CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).
Entrepreneur, Former Championship Tennis Player and Team Captain, Wine Lover, Organic Farmer / Rancher, Ayn Rand Fan