Meet Jim Cumbee
Jim Cumbee established Tennessee Valley Group to help Nashville-area business owners fulfill their dreams for life after business ownership.
It’s a mission for which Jim’s is well prepared. In addition to being an attorney, corporate executive, transition mediator and business broker, Jim has been a buyer, seller, and entrepreneur. His broad range of experience over 30+ years gives him unique insight into how business buyers and sellers can achieve their goals.
The most experienced business broker in Nashville, Jim is familiar with the mistakes that occur when a business is being sold. “Experience in the field of buying and selling businesses led me to realize how under-served business owners are through this vulnerable and scary process,” he says.
The element of risk is intensified by the fact that Tennessee has no licensing or registration requirements for business brokers in Tennessee. Jim cautions buyers and sellers, “you have to be extra careful when deciding with whom to work.”
As a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator and member of the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, Jim can help his Tennessee clients successfully resolve negotiation hurdles and contract term disputes.
Jim is the author of “Home Run, A Pro’s Guide to Selling Your Business.” He also writes a popular blog entitled Entrepreneurs Say the Darndest Things. It is published twice per month, click here to subscribe, http://eepurl.com/bJiQk7.