Eric Reiss, CPA is an Attorney and an Officer of the Corporate Practice Group of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, PC. Eric is also a Certified Public Accountant and has extensive Big Eight accounting and Fortune 500 finance and management experience. Eric has extensive franchise, distribution and national and international brand and brand development experience. Eric also assists buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of brands, businesses, and business units. Eric serves on the Board of Advisors for Franchise Athletes (an organization dedicated to professional athlete investment in franchising) and was a co-founder and sits upon the Advisory Board of the Franchise Brokers Association. Eric is a member of the International Business Brokers Association, the American Bar Association, the Southern Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society, the Entrepreneur’s Organization, the Franchising Forum of the American Bar Association, the International Franchise Association, and the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants. Eric was voted 2012 Trainer of the Year by the broker members of the FBA.