Listen to Episode 2 of Pittsburgh Business Insights Hosted by Jacquelyn Core
About Pittsburgh Business Insights:
Starting a business: three words that require plenty of planning. On Pittsburgh Business Insights, Jacquelyn Core, a partner at The Lynch Law Group, interviews Pittsburgh entrepreneurs and uncovers what makes business boom in the Steel City. Whether you are growing your own company, looking to improve your practices, or simply interested in the advice of Pittsburgh professionals, tune in for ideas and inspiration from some of Pittsburgh’s top business leaders.
In this episode, we welcome Sal Acosta. Sal is a well known Pittsburgh area business broker and managing partner of Landon and Acosta. Jacquelyn and Sal talk about the advantages of partnering with a business broker, the pros and cons of buying an established business vs. starting a business from scratch, and the impact of COVID-19 on deals in 2021.
This episode is brought to you by sponsor Forge Business Solutions.
Sal Acosta is Managing Partner at Landon and Acosta, LLC, a business broker that helps clients buy or sell a business, as quickly as possible, and for the best price possible. He is the author of Secrets to Buying and Selling a Business, a book for anyone who would like to learn the secrets to buying or selling a business.
Sal Acosta has more than thirty years of business and financial experience, both as a small business entrepreneur and as a corporate executive for well-known global corporations. Sal knows first-hand the challenges of running a small enterprise because he has owned both an independent small business and a local service outlet for a national franchise. As an entrepreneur, he has successfully started, bought, grown, and sold small businesses. As a corporate executive, he has been involved with multi-million-dollar sub-contracts, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
Sal has an Electrical Engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from Tulane University. In addition, he has traveled extensively for both business and pleasure and is bilingual in English and Spanish.