Business Consultants

Hal Janke, CBI, Pres. – Certified Business Intermediary
(760) 931-9530 or (859) 550-9007
Hal Janke, CBI, FIBBA, SBA, President of Omega Business Advisors and Sunbelt of San Diego Coast. Hal has been working with buyers and sellers in Franchises and Independent Businesses for over 20 years.

A few of the businesses Hal has worked on range in value from $ $150,000 to $40,000,000, including: manufacturing, service, retail, multiple and single locations, franchise or independent, automotive related, car washes, aerospace, medical, hydraulics, steel, and fabrication manufacturing sectors.

Prior to becoming a business broker/intermediary Hal Janke was President and owner of four retail/service businesses. Hal Janke is a CBI, Certified Business Intermediary, (highest designation in the industry), Mergers And Acquisitions (M&A Source), Member of IBBA, International Business Brokerage Association, Fellow of the IBBA (for outstanding dedication and service) and SBA (Senior Business Analyst).

Hal Janke was honored and recognized as the Top Salesperson of the Year receiving awards at VR, Sunbelt and Page-Olson nine different times in his business brokerage career.

Hal Janke majored in Business and Finance at Cal State Northridge and attended UCSD extension to further his business background. Additionally Hal served five years in the Marine Corp. in active and reserve duty in USMC, Marine Air Wing.

Hal has written numerous articles in business publications, newsletters, and has been a business broker/intermediary instructor for work shops and classroom presentations.  Hal is a team steward at his church.


62c8e916-0a0a-e4c6-0c61-51897f0b8001HeadshotjpgGlenn Baxley, CMSBB

Glenn Baxley, Broker Associate, of Sunbelt of San Diego Coast, graduated with a B.A. from University of Arizona and Lewis Clark State College in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Sociology. Glenn has owned multiple businesses over the last 20 years, including 15 years of extensive Marketing and Sales as V.P. Glenn started and developed Creative Threads Inc. taking revenues from less than $100 to over $7MM annually. Glenn managed a company staff consisting of 50 employees and 17 Sales Reps throughout the United States and Canada; improving operational procedures and profits. Business Development as a Premier Banking Manager at Wells Fargo Glenn orchestrated loans, lines of credit, and home equity lines of credit; from $250,000 to $3 million. As Owner and President of Jani-Tech, Glenn took sales from $325,000 to over $1.2 million in just two years. Glenn has a proven track record of success wherever he has been. From the initial contact to closing the sale, from networking and generating repeat business through effective and innovative sales techniques including integrity, professional approach and personal attention. Glenn has shown himself as a true winner in all aspects of the business industry. Glenn enjoys golf, fishing, hiking and volunteering with his church. Glenn Baxley, CMSBB, Agent and Franchise Aadvisor

Christine (1)

Christine Manly

(760) 931-9530

Christine Manly is a native San Diegan, who brings forth over 25 years of business ownership and sales experience. She started her career in retail sales and moved to food service sales in the early 1990’s for Pepperidge Farm’s wholesale division. She doubled sales in the San Diego territory in the 4 years that she worked for the company. After leaving Pepperidge Farm, she went on to own a retail bakery for 4 years and later a very successful wholesale bakery for over 17 years. Christine became President/Owner of Chatilly Bakery, selling to restaurants, Universities, hospitals and caterers and employed a staff of over 20 people. Christine brings forth dedication, experience and an understanding of small to medium size businesses as a past entrepreneur. Christine has a genuine interest and integrity in creating the perfect fit for the buyer and seller alike. Christine brings a fresh approach to the Retail, Service and Franchise segments of our industry.  Detailed in all segments of the transaction you may rest assured Christine will fulfill all aspects of the relationship between buyer and seller, from the initial interview to the closing

Greg Urata – Senior Associate

Greg Urata is a lifelong resident of San Diego and has been in the real estate business since 1988, and the mortgage loan profession since 1991.Always interested in business he started his own business opportunity brokerage in 1988 and in 1991 branched out into originating mortgage loans.
He has been an owner/manager of a real estate office which sold more than 300 homes and managed the loan department and escrow company as part of that real estate office. Out of the 36 franchise offices in San Diego County, his office was always first or second in production every month and was recognized and awarded multiple times.He worked for Bank of America as a loan officer overseeing mortgage loan origination and training 100 personal bankers in loan transactions for 12 branches in San Diego County. Greg has written a book titled “First-time Home Buying in a Nutshell” and it can be purchased at or through the website It has been in the top 100 in sales of mortgage books.
A man of integrity and professional insight, I’ll take you through the process of buying or selling a business providing personal attention to all details, from the first interview to exit closing of escrow.


Linh Le – Broker Associate
(760) 931-9530
Linh Le, as a Business Broker Associate, for Sunbelt of San Diego Coast, is licensed bringing forth a vast business background.  He studied and majored in business at San Diego State University with an emphasis in marketing and advertising.  Linh speaks fluent Vietnamese.

Linh has started, managed, and sold over half a dozen successful businesses in the past ten years.  Including a cyber café which he started while in college at the age of 21, a cell phone store at start of the mobile communications bloom, a print & design company which had clients as small as a coffee shop to multi-million dollar corporations, 2 web stores which both saw profitability in the first three months of operation, and a contracting company with 15 employees with sales over $100,000 monthly.

As a past entrepreneur, Linh brings forth experience, dedication and a wide understanding of business acumen to his clients as part of the team of Sunbelt of San Diego Coast.  Linh is a faithful Christian and family man, who brings honesty and integrity to every aspect of the transaction and to all buyers and sellers.