UBI Key Personnel

Lee Petsas

Lee is the Company Broker and Owner. He has been selling Businesses in Southern California since 1981. Previously Lee has owned 4 restaurants from a Deli to a 200 seat full service family restaurant. Lee spends 100% of his time selling Businesses. Over the years he has sold most all types of businesses from Manufacturers to Internet Service Providers to Restaurants. He continues to be an industry Leader and top producer year after year. He is sought after by attorneys as a court expert witnessing and from appraisers for information regarding values. Lee’s insight and innovation into this ever changing industry helps Buyer and Sellers smoothly complete transactions.

John Petsas

John Petsas

John has been in the food and beverage industry for over 20 years & is Vice President of UBI Business Brokers, Inc. He has worked as Chef for several local restaurants, to Manager in some National Chains including Boston Market and Original Roadhouse Grill. John has also owned several restaurants, from fast food deli style, to large full service restaurants. John is now exclusively engaged in selling businesses for almost 2 decades now. He has the extra insight in the food & beverage industry to help Buyers and Sellers achieve their goals and desires. John takes the pressure out of your buying or selling a business knowing that customer service & educating his client in all aspects of the transaction will make it a win -win transaction for all parties involved. His experience & service will walk you through the deal in a chronological order from beginning to end. Whether it is a liquor license transfer, lease negotiations or obtaining special entitlements Johns’ attention to details gets the job done correctly.

Robert White

Robert White

Robert is presently engaged exclusively in the listing and selling of businesses in Southern California. He has been active in this capacity with UBI Business Broker over the past 30 years. Robert has been the owner of 5 businesses, a Large Night Club, a Bar, a Restaurant, a Car Wash and a Trucking Company.
Professional Affiliations: CBOA (Society of Certifed Business Opportunity Appraisers),
IBA (Institute of Business Appraisers), IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)
Education: UCI, Irvine California Extention Courses, Goldenwest College, Coast Line College.

Victor Buendia

Victor has owned several businesses before joining UBI Business Brokers. Some of which were Auto Dealers where he was engaged in reselling of Automobiles in Southern California. Prior to the Auto Dealers Victor owned a business which sold Aircraft parts around the world. In this business he was able to literally travel the world selling specialized Aircraft parts. For the last several years Victor has been exclusively engaged in selling businesses and commercial property with UBI Business Brokers, where he has been helping buyers and seller sell everything from Liquor Stores to Retail Shopping Centers.

Dale G. Huffman

Dale Huffman

UBI is the business partner you want to have when you're thinking of acquiring or selling an Insurance Agency.  Thirty years of buying and selling insurance agencies, can only be of help to you in this decision.  Upon graduation from the University of Northern Colorado, I came to Orange County and became involved in the insurance industry. I bought and sold multiple agencies.  Now I have the privilege of helping you to either buy or sell any type of ENTERPRISE.  My experience in insuring hundreds of businesses, provides me with a unique perspective in all types of opportunities. For more information regarding acquiring or selling an Insurance Agency, please go to: Dale G. Huffman's Personal Page . You can also call me at our business phone 714-363-0440, or my cell # 714-928-5138.

Monir Adyani

Monir has owned and operated several successful small businesses’ including multiple Deli’s and Restaurants. She joined UBI in 2003 and works exclusively with Buyers and Sellers in selling business’. Monir’s Clients enjoy her high level of business experience and attentive customer service.

Matt Farahmand

Matt has owned markets and liquor stores since 1987.  He received his first Real Estate License in 1991, after receiving his Associates degree; Matt furthered his education by continuing law school at Pacific Coast University School of Law.  After law school Matt renewed his DRE license in 2011.  Matt knows the liquor store business and with his background, experience, and skills; he is the most knowledgeable associate in selling and buying stores with ABC.  He thrives in a result-driven environment and has strong track record in delivering high quality customer service.

Lisa Stevens

Lisa Stevens

As an entrepreneur at heart, Lisa has enjoyed ownership of numerous businesses and real estate investments for the past 25 years. She first became a licensed real estate agent in 2003 and her passion for business and commercial real estate makes her a great asset to the UBI team. When it comes to buying and selling businesses and real estate, our clients are able to benefit from her personal experience and expertise.