Decades of Experience at Your Service

Marla DiCarlo

CEO

Marla DiCarlo is an accomplished business consultant with more than 28 years of professional accounting experience. As co-owner and CEO of Raincatcher, she helps business owners get their business ready to sell so they find the best buyer and get paid the maximum value for their business. Marla has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a member of several professional organizations.

Originally from Arizona, Marla, her husband, and three children relocated to Colorado in 2007. From 2000 to 2008, Marla worked as Director of Accounting for an M&A and Investment group that specialized in purchase, capitalization, and management of real estate and businesses in various sectors. While there, she was responsible for new business deals, investments, and financing. She worked with groups such as Credit Suisse First Boston, ISS Group, Venture West Group, and Madison Dearborn Partners.

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Jason Thomas

VP of Business Brokerage Services - Managing Broker

Jason Thomas is a Senior Business Broker who partners with entrepreneurs and business owners to help source the best win-win deal for all parties. After spending nearly a decade in the real estate sales and development industry, Jason knows what it truly takes to get a large transaction through the finish line; hard work, communication, and the ability to connect with your clients.

Jason is a licensed business intermediary and real estate broker who has worked with both large national companies and smaller businesses and closed millions of dollars of transactions during his professional career. As co-owner in Raincatcher and an owner in multiple businesses, he knows the challenges that small business owners face day-to-day and cherishes the ability to help them reap the benefits of their hard work through the sale of their company.

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Jude David

Senior Broker

Jude David is a Senior Broker with Raincatcher. As a Louisiana native turned corporate attorney and investment banker, he is a passionate devotee professionally to corporate development through organic growth, business consulting, strategic planning, merger & acquisition negotiation, acquisition integration, and other partnership or venture structures. Although Raincatcher is designed to operate in a team environment, Jude’s primary role is negotiating deals to closing in the back half of the transaction.

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Patty Grace

Director of Florida Business Brokerage and FL Employing Broker

A Business Broker since 1997, Patty Grace brings a level of expertise to the profession that only experience can provide. Patty was born in Key West Florida, is a graduate of University of Florida (Go Gators!). Having bought and sold several of her own successful businesses lead her to the profession. Her success as a Business Broker she credits to the understanding she gained from the prospective as a former Business Owner, Seller and Buyer.

Former CEO and Principle of her own brokerage she acquired extensive experience negotiating the successful sale of many types of businesses. She understands the importance of skill, confidentiality and professionalism, knowing the life altering importance of the successful merger, sale or purchase of a business.

Her professional experience also includes her former positions as Vice President and Managing Broker of the marketing division of The Deltona Corporation and Executive Vice President of Brown Land Planning.

Her extensive knowledge and expertise as a Business Broker is wide ranging to include manufacturing, service businesses, construction, transportation, hospitality and retail.

Patty now lives in Gulfport, Florida with her Husband Michael and two senior dogs Bruno and Benny.

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Keith Marlow

Associate Broker

As the Managing Broker at Raincatcher, LLC, Keith Marlow serves to establish a win-win environment in deal making. With more than 20 years and $800 million in transactional experience, he values the power of proper deal structure and execution, thereby ensuring each sale brings its seller significant reward.

Keith brings a well-rounded perspective, having also been involved in the start-up and operation of several companies, including Timbers Resorts, LLC, Marble Distilling Company, and the launch during his college days of Pinnacle Associates, Inc., a commercial appraisal firm based in Ohio. Keith is a graduate of Ohio State University with a degree in Finance.

After college, he moved to Aspen, Colorado to begin his career in brokerage services. He, his wife, and their two children still reside in the beautiful Aspen Valley, along the banks of the Roaring Fork River in Carbondale, Colorado.

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Mark Halma

Associate Broker

Mark Halma has been a deal maker since he began his professional career. He has spent time working for organizations across multiple industries and phases such as tech start-ups, Fortune 100 consulting companies, and business brokerage firms. This array of experience has made Mark a savvy business- minded individual who enjoys working with organizations of all backgrounds and situations. As an Associate Broker at Raincatcher, Mark is passionate about helping business owners navigate the exit process, ensuring maximum value and return for all the hard work they’ve put in. He understands the value of a strong partnership, and has a track record of delivering successful outcomes for entrepreneurs and business owners alike.

Mark studied at Loyola University of Chicago where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Quinlan School of Business. During this time, Mark graduated with honors and was an All-Conference player for the Rambler soccer team. As someone who truly believes in giving back, Mark is an active volunteer with Denver Kids Inc, and works with the elderly through Volunteers of America. When Mark isn’t closing deals, Mark can be found in the outdoors outside exploring the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, or enjoying the many activities found around Denver where he resides with his wife, Sophie, and dog, Gnocchi.

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Tim Rinaldi

Associate Broker

Tim Rinaldi is an Associate Broker at Raincatcher who is passionate about having an impact. On our team, this enables him to partner with entrepreneurs and business owners to achieve their goals in selling their businesses. With a background in sales, he has consistently surpassed his quotas through his ability to develop relationships and determination to put in the activity required to move the deals forward to closing. He actually first developed these interpersonal skills as a medical school student in his work with patients, though he decided to leave in his third year to pursue his entrepreneurial passions. After leading business development for a startup, he then moved to Boston and led the sales development team for a global software company.

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Chase Kenner

Associate Broker

Chase Kenner is an Associate Broker with Raincatcher and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Chase has over a decade of experience assisting business owners achieve financial peace of mind. Before joining Raincatcher, he served as Director of Financial Planning and Head of Research to a wealth management firm that provides services to hundreds of families with assets totaling more than $1B. Chase also served on the firm’s buyer-side M&A management team where he was responsible for coordinating the operations and integration process resulting from the acquisitions of other financial firms in need of a succession plan.

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Chase Kenner

Associate Broker

Keli Johnson is a natural at business and sales and understands firsthand what it takes to establish, run and sell a successful business. She brings Raincatcher her passion and understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit. As an Entrepreneur, Keli personally founded, built and sold Orange County, CA’s premier baby gear destination along with a very profitable online storefront. Prior to this venture, Keli established a successful sales career within several different industries exceeding yearly quotas. Keli has experience initiating and maintaining relationships with top US Retailers, and has strong knowledge of retail channel sales, contracts/negotiations, marketing/promotion and product merchandising both in store and online.

With close to 20 years in sales and marketing, Keli brings with her wide range of technical and marketing knowledge in a range of industries from notebook computers and home networking products to baby gear and equipment. Keli is a licensed business and real estate broker in the state of California. Keli has an innate ability to absorb, create and articulate ideas resulting in helping others succeed. This is apparent in her natural ability to connect, listen, navigate and achieve goals for her clients.

As a daughter of a very successful entrepreneur, she was raised in an entrepreneurial family, and along with husband have created numerous successful businesses. A California native, Keli’s passions are family, longtime friendships, cooking, reading, wellness, yoga, beach, snowboarding, hiking and her rescue dogs.

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Shelene Flood

Broker Support Manager

Shelene Flood is an administrative professional with over a decade’s worth of experience in service leadership, financial management, and data analytics; with a proven track record in identifying strategic solutions to improve efficacy and maximize results. As Broker Support Manager, she provides a high level of diverse support to the Raincatcher team thereby ensuring our ability to run like a fine-tuned, well-oiled machine.

Shelene holds a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin, her home state. She moved to Colorado in 2010 and enjoys maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle with her husband while exploring the great outdoors.

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Sara Burnette

Broker Support Specialist

Sara Burnette is a Broker Support Specialist with Raincatcher and loves hearing “the story behind the business” from the owners that she talks to every day. She understands firsthand the work that goes into doing your best to achieve the American Dream and enjoys watching it happen for the owners selling their business.

Sara studied at Abilene Christian University and presented a study along with her co-authors at the Southwestern Psychological Association. She completed her Bachelor of Science with the University of Maryland University College. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a part of the Alpha Sigma Lambda chapter. She also worked with various charities and volunteered services at the local hospital.

She began her career as an administrative assistant with a national insurance company. Rising through the ranks, she acquired her Qualified Plan Financial Consultant and Series 6 license. From there, she spent time building area networks of individuals and business owners by helping them with financial and insurance services. When not working for Raincatcher, Sara can be found helping her husband as business partners along with a friend in growing their own aquaponics farm, First Fruits of Paradise. Born and bred in Texas, she lives her life and raises her children with faith while juggling a family business and a small home farm with too many animals to list here.

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Chelsea Craig

Broker Support Specialist

Chelsea Craig is a Broker Support Specialist with Raincatcher, with a passion for working with a variety of clients, to help them achieve their own American dream. She strives to do everything she can to make a business owner’s transition as smooth as possible, and firmly believes in the power of treating clients with the same compassion and understanding as one of her own family members. She has also had the personal experience of working for business owners who have started companies from the ground up, all the way through selling their business. She understands the amount of work that goes into owning a business and the emotion behind making the decision to sell.

She began her career serving in the United States Army as a Psychological Operations Specialist. After meeting her husband of ten years, and starting her family, Chelsea moved into the civilian world, where she began working in sales management. With almost a decade of experience in sales and service, Chelsea has become an accomplished sales manager and has been given multiple awards for customer service, sales, and company growth.

Chelsea lives with her husband and three children, on the beach in South Carolina. When not working for Raincatcher, she enjoys spending time with her children on the beach, exercising, surfing, and rock climbing with her husband. She is an avid traveler and has a passion for working with underfunded communities and teaching her children to volunteer in her local community.

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