Your AEGIS Team Has Depth
Richard has always been entrepreneurial starting early with paper routes, creating and running snow shoveling and grass cutting crews, selling greeting cards, magazine subscriptions, car waxing, bicycle repair, etc.
He started his first full time business at the age of 22 and has been in the “Main Street” small business arena as Business Owner, Seller, Consultant and Business Broker ever since. You will find he can easily relate to you and your business due to his 45 plus years in the small business arenas. He has the ability to quickly grasp and analyze business models and conditions and is personally involved in every project and listing at AEGIS.
He has been an avid volunteer serving as an SBA/SCORE Certified Mentor, Co-Mentor for special cases for the Arkansas Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and volunteer mentor for BNI Members. He also serves on Northwest Arkansas Chambers of Commerce on various committees and volunteered as a court ordered Mediator for small claims courts specializing in small business disputes.
Richard has extensive Business Brokerage training & experience from two national business broker franchises that he worked for. He continues to receive ongoing training from the ABBA American Business Brokers Association where he received an ABI Accredited Business Intermediary rating and the IBBA International Business Brokers where he is an active member.
He has built a large network of Business Brokers, Commercial Lenders, SBA Lenders, Business Buyers and Business Sellers and Business Professionals over the years.
Richard's home town is Chicago which he left in 2010 to move to Fayetteville Arkansas. His mother was born in Biscoe, Arkansas and he has family scattered throughout Pope County.
Gordon Miller has been the Chief Financial Officer for financial services and manufacturing companies. Responsible for accounting, treasury, administration, human resources, legal and risk management functions.
Senior Manager for an international accounting firm. Responsible for clients ranging in size from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Extensive experience in:
Education and Certifications
University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant
Certified SCORE mentor
Bill Fox joined the ASBTDC at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Sam M. Walton College of Business in May 2007. After eight years as a business consultant, he became the center director in July 2015.
Bill works with current and prospective Northwest Arkansas business owners on financing options, market research, business planning, marketing, and financial management.
He is a former small business owner and has lending experience as a banker/loan officer with Bank of America. Fox has also worked in higher education as director of a student enterprise program at the University of Pennsylvania, as coordinator for a Disability Services program at Broward (Fla.) Community College and as a job developer for Florida Atlantic University. A Certified Business Advisor®, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida Atlantic University and an MBA from West Virginia University.