Our Team


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Charles Fite

AOBMA President & Co-Founder
AOBMA Certified Blue Moon Advisor

Charles Fite has served the small business community for over 15 years.  Mr. Fite has served the small business community as a business broker, M&A advisor, sales manager and entrepreneur in Nevada.  During the past decade Mr. Fite has successfully started and managed a manufacturing facility from the ground up, acquired multiple business-related licenses and certificates and earned a college degree.  Fite has extensive experience in the construction industry and has negotiated multiple contracts with the nation’s largest homebuilders both as an entrepreneur and as a corporate executive.  He graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science in Finance with multiple Dean’s Honors. He has also completed and obtained numerous professional licenses and certificates (Quickbooks Pro Advisor, Microsoft Excel Expert Certification, Institute of Business Appraisers, NV Real Estate License, NV Business Broker License, NV Real Estate Broker Salesperson License.

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Tony Drexel Smith

AOBMA Co-Founder
AOBMA Certified Blue Moon Advisor
AOBMA Certification Trainer
AOBMA Document Certification

For 25 years, Tony Drexel Smith has served small to medium enterprise (SME) business owners, start-up entrepreneurs and the business capital community by being an intermediary that specializes in developing professional-grade business finance documentation and valuations.  He led the research and creation of the Certified Business Plan™, Capital Readiness Report™ and CRR Score™ from 2008 to 2020.  Tony has heard more than 8,000 elevator pitches and has been engaged with more than 1,500 enterprises since 1995 as a business  consultant and developer of business finance documentation.  Smith has authored numerous business-related publications including The Essential Handbook for Small Businesses ISBN# 978-0-9840365-0-9 in 2011. The Business Development Directory in 2008 with the federally funded Workforce Investment Board.  Completed a 10-year study of 300 companies seeking capital and published the CRR Score™ White Paper in January 2018.  Currently completing “Business Capital 101.”  Smith is a Veteran of Foreign Wars, USMC.  He graduated from the University of La Verne with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with Cum Laude Honors. He has also completed more than a dozen professional licenses and certificates (IAM Seminars, Klemmer and Associates, Institute of Business Appraisers, CA Real Estate License, CA Department of Insurance, Finance Industry Regulatory Authority (Series 6, 63, 82 and the 2019 new SIE exam).