Our Team

Lawrie N. Hollingsworth, E.E., MCMEA

Founder Lawrie Hollingsworth is an electrical engineer who got the started in Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Brokerage in the late 1980's. A musltiple business owner and entrprnuer

Lawrie Hollingsworth

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Hollingsworth Business Consultants was founded to assist business owners,  buyers and sellers of businesses and entrepreneurs in their goals for acquisition, divestiture, and growth. Since 1987, our team has been helping businesses in transactions and in transition. Our years of experience in business ownership, start-ups, and  financing encompass a wide variety of industries and markets. This expertise is what we bring to your business needs.

Lawrie N. Hollingsworth, E.E.


Ms. Hollingsworth holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Florida. With over 30 years of industry experience, she has founded multiple companies in industries from technology to insurance, and started in Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Brokerage in Chicago in 1987. A published author and nationally recognized expert, she has testified before the US Congress on Small Business matters several times and is a frequent lecturer and speaker.

Master Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (MCMEA)
Certified Disaster Recovery Planner (CDRP)
Certified Equipment Broker (CEB)

Senior Business Analyst (SBA)

Member, US Women's Chamber of Commerce

Member, IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)

Awards- Enterprising Woman of the Year 2008

                Golden Quill Award for Journalism  2007

Congressional Testimony- Small Business Access to Capital

Congressional Testimony- Small Business & Procurement

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