About Us

Willard Michlin
PO Box 2734, Seal Beach CA 90740
Kismetrei@earthlink.net
805-428-2063
562-444-0242 Fax
www.EvaluateABusiness.com
www.KismetBusinessBrokers.com
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & DESIGNATIONS

California Licensed Real Estate Broker #00532830
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) #106752
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) #594927
Professional Certified Business Broker (CBB) designation
Member of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s “Panel of Experts.”
Member of the Ventura Superior Court’s “Panel of Economic Experts”

Experience

EXPERT WITNESS:

Any small to medium size business issue. Valuation, Theft, Fraud, Buyer/Seller disputes, Divorce, Actual Income Determination, Loss Income Determination.

EXPERT WITNESS APPEARANCES:

Business valuation, dissolution issues. Buyer/Seller Fraud issues.
Valuation of Auto Body Shop testimony for Divorce-Madera, CA.
Valuation of Auto Body Shop testimony for Divorce –Pasadena, CA.
Testimony regarding Dispute between business buyer and seller-Norwalk, CA
Valuation of Auto Body Shop-Fraud and Seller Carryback note.-Los Angeles, CA.
Certification of Trust Expenses, Real Estate Rehabilitation-Pasadena, California

BUSINESS AND FINANCE:

KISMET BUSINESS BROKERS – Business Intermediaries
President and Licensed Business Broker -1992 to present
Brokerage of Small and Medium Size Businesses (Brokered over 200 Businesses)
Industry Expert-Brokerage of over 40 Auto Body Shops.

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT EXPERTS OF LOS ANGELES, INC
President 1988 to present
Fee for Service-Business Valuations and Due Diligence for Business Buyers
Fee for Service-Debt negotiation for Businesses
Fee for Service- Turn around Consulting
Sales Training Seminars
Swimming Pool Inspection Services-Pool Inspections for Insurance Professionals

THE LATEST MAGAZINE
Publisher of a 36 page Community Editorial Magazine on Health and Education

REAL ESTATE:

KISMET REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, INC. Founded 1975
President and Licensed Broker
Purchase of over 200 properties at or before Trustee Foreclosure Sales
Brokerage of Single Family Residences, Multifamily Units and Commercial Properties
Fee for Service- Advised and Personally Handled Real Estate Difficulties for Owners
Fee for Service- Loan Modifications
Fee for Service- Real Estate Debt Negotiations

KISMET MORTGAGE COMPANY
Originated and Brokered Hard Money Private Second Trust Deeds
KISMET REAL ESTATE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Repair and Remodeled Single Family Residences and Multi-unit buildings
Builder/Developer - Houses, Condominiums, and Apartment Buildings, 1977 to 1987
Managed Residential and Residential Income Rentals

OTHER BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:

GENERAL PACIFIC PROPERTIES, INC. 2002 to 2005
Responsible Broker for two office Real Estate Firm
MARKETSHARE PRINTING & MAILING, INC. Owner
FRESH AND FANCY ORGANIC FARMS   1999 to 2003
Owned and Managed a 43 Acre Organic Avocado Ranch in Somis, California
Managed 150 Acres of Olive Groves in Tulare California
Co-owner of Fresh and Fancy Gourmet Catering
APEX DRUM COMPANY, INC.  1965 to 1977
Vice President-Industrial Sales Representative

Education

B.S.—Business Administration, California State University, Los Angeles-Major Accounting.

Graduate Work, University of Southern California

Degree in Business Consulting from Hubbard College of Administration

Professional afiliations (bOTH CURRENT & PRIOR)

CalCPA - California Association of CPA's
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
International Association of Business Brokers (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)
Southern California Business Broker Network (SCBBN)

Building Industry Association of Southern California -1980-1981.

Mortgage Brokers Association of California. 1983

Toastmasters International-1983 to Present; Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)
Moorpark Rotary Club- 2005 to 2010
National Association of Realtors
California Association of Realtors
Burbank Board of Realtors

California Avocado Society-2000
California Certified Organic Farmers Association-2000

Public Speaking

Real Estate Talk Show Host, KMNY, 1988, Weekly one hour real estate show.
Real Estate Panel Guest on Mid-Morning L.A.
“How to Buy Foreclosures” Real Estate Seminar Series
Multiple Cable TV Show appearances, on the subject of Real Estate

General Business Lectures (Fraud, Salesmanship, Marketing, Organizing)- Over 50 public appearances
“How to Buy or Sell a Business” Seminars-Over 20 times.
Junior Achievement Lecturer to High School Classes over 20 lectures

Writing

Regular contributor: Automotive articles for the Body Shop News and Fender Bender Magazine
Swimming Pool Articles published in Apartment Owners Association Magazine (70,000 Circulation), Apartment Management Magazine (80,000 Circulation) and So California Apartment Owners Magazine.
Real Estate & Fraud Articles published in Apartment Management Magazine (80,000 Circulation)
Over 50 articles published on Buying/Selling a business, Fraud detection in business sales. Located on “Business Exchange Network,” the Largest Business Listing Website in California.