Rick Rayl

Broker License # 02052577

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Business Sales * Franchises * Mergers & Acquisitions


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Transworld Business Advisors Coachella Valley

In today’s economy, there are more people looking to buy and sell businesses than ever before. When a company owner needs to sell their business, they can’t just stick a for sale sign in the window. They need the assistance of a business broker to locate and vet potential buyers. On the other side, buyers rely on the broker to help facilitate the process of evaluating potential businesses and franchises for sale. A Transworld Business Advisor is the solution for both scenarios.

Transworld Business Advisors focus on three core concepts: business brokerage, franchise consulting and franchise development.

The History Of Transworld Business Advisors
Established in 1979, Transworld Business Advisors was originally founded in South Florida by Don (a 30 year IBM executive) and his wife Bonnie Parrish. It quickly grew to the largest business brokerage in the U.S.

Although the company was thriving, CEO Andrew Cagnetta envisioned even more growth. It wasn’t long before United Franchise Group CEO Ray Titus and Cagnetta teamed up to form a partnership and offer Transworld Business Advisors as a franchise.

With over 25 years in franchising, Ray provided the leadership under United Franchise Group, which is home to award winning franchises such as Signarama, Fully Promoted (formally EmbroidMe), Experimac, SuperGreen Solutions, VentureX, and Jon Smith Subs. Andy provided the business brokerage industry experience. Their symbiotic relationship helped grow the Transworld franchise into more than 100 franchisees around the world.

Transworld Business Advisors is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Our state of the art training facility has helped thousands of entrepreneurs achieve their dream of business ownership.

Transworld Business Advisors Today
For over thirty-five years, Transworld has specialized in the sale of businesses and commercial real estate. Today Transworld Business Advisors is a global network of brokers offering a turnkey solution for those that want to build a solid business and future for themselves while maintaining a balanced quality of life.

With our comprehensive training programs, full marketing support, and local field support, you won’t have to start from scratch. Our trained experts and mentors will help you every step of the way.

Awards And Recognition
Logos of Awards
Transworld Business Advisors has been awarded several accolades including:

Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 2014 and their special categories for top home-based and fastest growing franchise systems
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2013 Fastest Growing Franchise
Franchise Times 200
Transworld Allegiances
International Business Brokers Association, Inc.
International Franchise Association

Services Offered

Transworld Business Advisors is the world leader in the marketing and sales of businesses, franchises and commercial real estate. Whether you represent an acquisition-minded corporation, or are personally interested in owning your own company, Transworld offers the professional services that successfully bring buyers and sellers together.


Rick Rayl and his wife Julie own Transworld Business Advisors of the Coachella Valley, Temecula, Riverside and Corona. For the uninitiated, the Coachella Valley is located in the east part of Riverside County. Nestled against the San Jacinto Mountains and home to the communities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, and Thermal.

Located 2 hours east of Los Angeles and 4 hours from Las Vegas, Palm Springs was a seasonal getaway for celebrities and golfers. Now you can find year round business, residence, and entertainment with over 300 golf courses, three casinos, a vibrant art and LGBT community, and the world famous Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals.

Rick and Julie met at Nordstrom and have a combined 25 years of experience dedicate to outstanding customer service. Transworld Business Advisors of the Coachella Valley brings a local touch to Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio and the rest of the valley. We believe in face to face meetings, a firm handshake, our word is our bond, and appreciation for all of our clients.

Transworld Business Advisors is the world's largest business brokerage, the tools and international reach of our company allows our agents to market your business far more broadly than other business brokers. We regularly have 4,500 - 5,000 business listed at any given time and our 500+ agents worldwide work together to make deals.

On a personal note, Rick and Julie have been happily married for 30 years and have two sons, Nick, 28 who lives in Rancho Mirage and works as a Hedge Fund analyst. Willy, 24, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and is currently a 1st LT stationed at Fort Drum, NY. Go Army!

Julie left her management career at Nordstrom to raise the boys. She did a fine job. Now that they are grown, she joins Rick running the administration and operation of the agency.

Rick Managed the supply chain for an international Merchandise Agency, "BDA". See resume below:


Dedicated and accomplished Strategic Leader with 20+ years of experience, a solid track record of achieving exceptional levels of productivity, and a demonstrated background in improving efficient business operations. Equipped with an ability to manage international business operations within a variety of environments, leading staff members, and managing product line development logistics. Offer solid supervisory abilities with an ability to lead large-scale operational projects, handle financial operations, manage cross-functional teams, and implement innovative processes.


Operations Management • Supply Chain • Team Leadership/Motivation • Training/Coaching • Profitability Enhancement • Warehouse/Distribution/Logistics • IT • Web Services
Project Management • Product Line Development • Six Sigma Black Belt • Project Scheduling
Sales/Service Team Development • Policy Development • Strategy Alignment • Creating Presentations


Demonstrated background in improving revenue growth with experience in developing a strategic supplier rebate program which contributed 62% of EBITDA in 2016

Achieved a #1 ranking in gross margin improvement and #2 ranking in increased inventory turn while in Regional Merchandise Manager role with Nordstrom (out of 19 regions)

Recognized as the Co-Founder of the Quality Certification Alliance which is an industry leading not for profit organization centered on encouraging safety and compliance

• Founded and operating franchised business brokerage, Franchises, M&A

Vice President, Purchasing and Operations (1997-Present)
Directed day to day purchasing and administrative operations within a successful merchandising agency which supports clients within the sports and entertainment industries
Instrumental in the establishment of a 400,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center system throughout 4 countries





Areas Served

  • Riverside County, CA
  • Los Angeles County, CA
  • Orange County, CA
  • San Diego County, CA
  • San Bernardino County, CA

Licensed In



  • California Association of Business Brokers - CABB Board of Directors International Franchise Professionals Group - IFPG Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce American Society for Quality - ASQ California Real Estate Broker License #02052577 PPAI Inaugural Fellow Six Sigma Black Belt trained Bachelor's - Biological Science, minor Chemistry, Cal State Fullerton


Riverside County, CA

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