New Leadership for Exit Equity as Kara Gibson Brzytwa Takes the Helm

Brzytwa will be the first woman to guide firm, amid a time of unprecedented opportunity for business exit planning

SEATTLE, WA – Exit Equity LLC is pleased to announce Kara Gibson Brzytwa has been named the new Owner, Principal and Managing Broker.  She brings more than 20 years experience to the role, with tenure as a management consultant at some of the region’s top , and more than 5 years as a top performer at Exit Equity LLC.  

The firm is pleased to have Kara take the reins and continue to deliver the same, quality advisory services for its clients that they have come to expect over the last 17 years. The firm has been a catalyst for more than 250 transactions since its inception. With over 20 years experience in all aspects of business-ownership, Gibson Brzytwa brings new energy along with her deep knowledge of Exit Equity LLC to this leadership position at a time when the region is seeing a massive increase in demand for knowledgeable business brokers.

“I’m really excited to lead Exit Equity into the next chapter,” says Gibson Brzytwa. “It is an exciting time in the current economic climate, as the “Great Resignation” has brought renewed focus to independent business ownership. We’re seeing so much interest in acquisition entrepreneurship. I’m committed to making Exit Equity the region’s most trusted M&A advisors to guide buyers and sellers through the process.”

“I’m happy to have Kara step up into this new role” said Dan Gibson, Exit Equity’s outgoing President. “This transition leaves Exit Equity in great hands. Her leadership, strategic vision, and entrepreneurial spirit  delivers a level of professionalism and visibility to our clients–I know they will continue to be in good hands as I transition into retirement.”

Backed with her MBA from the University of Washington, designation as a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), and her management consulting career serving Fortune 500 companies and privately-held companies alike, Kara brings best-practice marketing, operations, and project management skills that set her apart within the M&A Intermediary and business brokerage industries .It is a personal goal of Gibson Bryztwa to increase the number of womxn acquisition entrepreneurs in the world, acting as a mentor and advocate for them. 

About Exit Equity LLC 

Exit Equity LLC is a leading merger and acquisition practice located in the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in sell-side advisory services, the majority of our clients are owners of privately-held companies with enterprise values up to $25M. Our team operates with the right knowledge, integrity, and a hard-work ethic. In short, this is M&A advisory done right.

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