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SANDY HANSELL

Sandy, who has been in the bowling industry fulltime since 1965, serves buyers and sellers in the Midwest. His experience includes:

  • 1961-1965 Practicing attorney in New York and Boston.
  • 1965-69 – Senior Executive of publicly-traded bowling chain. 
  • 1970-77 - Owner/Operator of 5-center chain in metropolitan Detroit. 
  • 1977 - Founded Sandy Hansell and Associates, Inc., the only national firm exclusively brokering and valuing bowling centers. 
  • Since 1977, participated in sales of more than 500 bowling centers with total sales prices of over $500,000,000. 
    Retained by over 1,200 bowling center owners, investors, corporations and lenders for purposes of valuation, tax-planning and financial consulting. 
  • Representative clients include:
    • Internal Revenue Service
    • The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • The Resolution Trust Corporation
    • Chrysler Capital Corporation
    • Heller Financial, Inc.
    • Goldman Sachs & Co.
    • Brunswick Corporation
    • AMF Bowling Centers, Inc.
    • Macquarie Bank Ltd (Australia)
    • G.E. Capital Corp. and major banks in 18 states. 
  • Since 1995, written monthly in major trade magazine discussing national industry issues and trends.
  • Presented seminars on business and financial planning to twelve Bowling Proprietors Association of America national conventions and 150 state and regional conventions. 
  • Awarded prestigious V.A. Wapensky Award by Bowling Proprietors Association of America for "Major Contributions to the Advancement of the Bowling Industry." 
  • Featured Interview in Fortune Magazine in October, 2006 (Link)
  • Licensed real estate broker and attorney.
  • Graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School.

PAT BOSCO

With more than 40 years' experience in the bowling industry, Pat serves buyers and sellers in Illinois, Missouri and Wisconsin. His experience includes: 

  • Former proprietor and operator of a 48-lane bowling center. 
  • Past President of the Connecticut State Bowling Proprietors Association and the Connecticut State Bowling Council. 
  • BPAA Regional Vice President and BPAA national line officer. 
  • Executive Director of the Chicagoland and Illinois State Bowling Proprietors Associations.

DAVID DRISCOLL

With more than 33 years' experience in the bowling industry, David serves buyers and sellers in the Southeastern United States. His experience includes: 

  • Manager, Delray Bowling Center, Delray Beach, Florida. 
  • Manager, University Bowl, Boca Raton, Florida. 
  • Owner/General Manager, Coliseum Bowling Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas. 
  • Night Manager, Don Carter Bowling Chain, Boca Raton, Florida. 
  • General Manager, Bowlerama Limited, Chatham, Ontario Canada. 
  • Research Analyst, Max Booke of Florida, Inc. 
  • Owner/President, Max Booke & Associates, Inc.

MARCEL FOURNIER

With more than 44 years' experience in the bowling industry, Marcel serves buyers and sellers in the Northeastern United States. His experience includes:

  • Former owner and operator of eight bowling centers in New York.
  • Past President of the Multi Unit Bowling Information Group.
  • Former Regional Vice President of the BPAA.
  • Past President of the New York State BPA, the Greater
  • Rochester BPA and the New York State Bowling Council.
  • Past Chairman of the BPAA's national marketing committee.

KEN MISCHEL

With more than 35 years' experience in the bowling industry, Ken serves buyers and sellers in the Western United States. His experience includes: 

  • Owner Mischel & Company, Western United States affiliate of Hansell & associates. Worked in the family bowling business then purchased, operated, renovated and sold several bowling centers and motels in Colorado and New Mexico. Directed all phases of the operation of these properties. 
  • Consulting, valuations and sales projects for over 150 individual bowling proprietors, multi-unit operators and investors throughout the Western United States. 
  • Management, through foreclosure proceedings and receivership for troubled centers. 
  • Retained by financial institutions in 24 states for brokerage, valuations and consulting. 
  • Qualified as an Expert Witness on a variety of bowling industry financial and operational matters and valuations. 
  • Past President of the CSBPA (2 Terms). 
  • National Director of the BPAA (3 Terms). 
  • Bowling Commissioner of the Colorado State Games (2 Terms).

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