Our Team

Lawrie N. Hollingsworth, E.E., MCMEA

Founder Lawrie Hollingsworth is an electrical engineer who got the started in Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Brokerage in the late 1980's. A musltiple business owner and entrprnuer

Lawrie Hollingsworth

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Timothy Wziontka, MSEE

Senior Consultant



Mr. Wziontka holds an M.S.E.E. from Georgia Tech. A 20 year veteran and US Air Force officer (ret.) Mr. Wziontka  worked on a number of miltary technology projects and govenment contracts. He has over 30 years of industry  and military experience, and has been performing equipment evaluations and appraisals for over 15 years. A nationally recognized expert, he is also a teacher and lecturer on technology topics.

Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser, (CMEA)

Certified Technology Restorer (CTR)

OUR STORY

Hollingsworth Business Consultants was founded to assist business owners,  buyers and sellers of businesses and entrepreneurs in their goals for acquisition, divestiture, and growth. Since 1987, our team has been helping businesses in transactions and in transition. Our years of experience in business ownership, start-ups, and  financing encompass a wide variety of industries and markets. This expertise is what we bring to your business needs.

Timothy Wziontka

Lawrie N. Hollingsworth, E.E.

President

Ms. Hollingsworth holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Florida. With over 30 years of industry experience, she has founded multiple companies in industries from technology to insurance, and started in Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Brokerage in Chicago in 1987. A published author and nationally recognized expert, she has testified before the US Congress on Small Business matters several times and is a frequent lecturer and speaker.

Master Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (MCMEA)
Certified Disaster Recovery Planner (CDRP)
Certified Equipment Broker (CEB)

Senior Business Analyst (SBA)

Member, US Women's Chamber of Commerce

Member, IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)

Awards- Enterprising Woman of the Year 2008

                Golden Quill Award for Journalism  2007

Congressional Testimony- Small Business Access to Capital

Congressional Testimony- Small Business & Procurement