Consultants and Advisors to the Training, Tradeshow, Education, Consulting & Information Industries
Luntz, Suleiman & Associates, Inc. (LSA) is a consulting and investment banking firm specializing in the training, education, exposition and information industries.LSA advises and assists companies seeking to acquire or divest businesses, form strategic alliances, raise venture capital, or prepare for future acquisition.
LSA was established in 1989 when Jerome D. Luntz, former Senior VP of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, and Anver Suleiman, founder of The Marketing Federation and The National Center for Database Marketing, two good friends and business associates, brought their combined backgrounds together.Jerry, from the publishing industry, and Anver from the training and tradeshow industries.
It was a natural combination and the new company met with immediate success.The company flourished, quickly consummating deals for both buyers and sellers.Ziff-Davis, Blenheim, Miller-Freeman, Advanstar, IIR, etc. were among the early buyers.Computer Security Institute, Logical Operations, Windows & OS/2, Incoming Call Center Management, were among the early sellers.
Jerry’s background in M&A work with McGraw-Hill and Anver’s background helping training and tradeshow companies as a strategic business and marketing consultant/teacher/author made them an unbeatable combination.While the company was headquartered on St. Pete Beach, both Anver & Jerry maintained office apartments in Manhattan, where they both lived previously.The business continued to grow.Staff was added, Associates brought on, and a range of other services added:executive recruitment, consulting, strategic alliances.Today LSA is headed up by Anver, with Jerry retired, but still involved.
Earlier this year, Ed Fitzelle was named as Managing Director of LSA. With a lifetime of experience in this business, Ed know the buyers personally, and is totally committed to getting LSA clients the best possible valuation and transaction terms.
LSA Headquarters is managed by Laura Cullinane, Director of Research (with Anver for over 25 years).Laura brings a wide range of both industry and educational experiences to the mix, managing the company’s extensive database and communications with the press, associations and clients.Anver’s wife, Cindy Suleiman, organizes special networking events around the country and manages the company’s financial activity.
LSA’s services include: ·Strategic business consulting ·Mergers and Acquisitions ·Valuation Services ·Venture Capital and Strategic Alliance Formation ·Executive Recruitment
The company operates out of its Tampa Bay Headquarters on St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Luntz, Suleiman & Associates, Inc., P. O. Box 66539, St. Pete Beach, FL 33736 Phone 727.363.7766
Memberships ACHE (Association for Continuing Higher Education)· ACLEA (Association for Continuing Legal Education)·AMA (American Management Association)· AIC (Association of Independent Consultants)· AMA (American Management Association)· AMA (American Marketing Association)·ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers)·ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) ·BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.)·IAEE (International Association of Exhibitions & Events)·IAFE (International Association of Fairs & Expositions)·IMC-USA (Institute of Management Consultants, USA)·ISPI (International Society for Performance Improvement)·NTSA (National Training & Simulation Association) · SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)