Michael H. Marks

President, Cartoonist, Speaker

Mike-PortraitMichael H. Marks, creator of Toons ‘n Tips, is a Lifetime Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) working with Front Range Business, Inc. and has over forty years of business experience and ownership. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Colorado and has been selling businesses for over twenty years.

Michael is a past president and a founding board member of the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI) and an active member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). He is the author and instructor of an 8 hour educational course for members of the IBBA entitled “Effective Negotiations for Business Brokers” and has presented this course in Denver, Tampa, Dallas, Reno, Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, New Orleans, Phoenix and Boston. Michael has been selected as a Fellow of the IBBA, the association’s highest honor. He also was co-chair and assistant instructor of the IBBA’s Speaker Training Camp.

Click here to schedule a speech, workshop or seminar for your organization for Michael’s informative and entertaining cartoon presentation on Maximizing Business Value.

Michael is president and owner of  Nation-List International, a direct mail service that has been providing direct mail lead generation programs for Business Brokers and Intermediaries since 1982.

Since his initial sales and marketing training with the Maytag Co. in Newton, IA, Michael has started and owned ten businesses in widely diverse industries including printing, manufacturing, distribution, retail and mail-order.

Michael H. Marks has a special interest as a membership advisor to associations. His specialties are membership development, strategic planning, and meeting facilitation. He has drawn on his own innovative business and association career to create the unique Membership ScoreCard program to assist organizations in identifying their problems and providing their own solutions.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and served as a U.S. Army Artillery Battery Commander in the Republic of South Korea.

Michael has taken up cartooning as a hobby in recent years and has found by using those skills along with his extensive business experience, he has been able to create the Toons ‘n Tips email lead conversion service for clients across the country.  You can also see his general interest (just for fun) cartoons at mikescartoons.com.