Benchmark Business Group

Robert Clements JD, CVA

Partner / General Counsel

Robert Clements JD, CVA

Bob Clements is Co-founder, Strategic Marketing Director, and General Counsel for Benchmark Business Group, which provides business coaching, consulting, and business brokerage services.  BBG coaches businesses in most of the 50 States and several foreign countries, in addition to aiding business owners in preparing their business for sale, and assisting buyers in successfully transitioning management and operation of their recently acquired business.  BBG is the most unique and successful business brokerage in Iowa. Benchmark Business Group has distinguished itself in the insurance and financial services industry as a leader in business development coaching and consulting for both independent and captive agents, and has fostered exponential growth and life-altering change in countless agencies through its proprietary Optimal Outcome Program.

Bob earned his Juris Doctorate in 1973 from Creighton University School of Law and was a practicing attorney for more than thirty years.  He has worked primarily in the areas of business law, commercial transactions, banking, business workouts, reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning. In a more holistic approach to the practice of law, Bob has guided many business owners through difficult organizational, planning and financial issues, and has served as a facilitator and mediator in numerous business cases.  He has been an owner and manager in five businesses, and has been president of his local chamber of commerce, a community improvement association for downtown businesses, and a venture capital group.  In addition, for more than ten years, he served as a board member of a multi-bank holding company and two of its subsidiaries.  

Bob is a Certified Valuation Analyst through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), which is the most widely recognized business valuation credential. He is also Value Builder Certified, a Senior E-Myth Consultant and has his Real Estate license. 

In addition to his duties as Strategic Marketing Director, he serves as General Counsel for Benchmark Business Group, guiding the Company and its team through the many legal issues that arise during its representation and facilitation of the business buying and selling process.  He also remains Of Counsel and advisor to his former law firm.

To contact Bob Clements to learn more about business coaching or consulting services, about buying or selling a business, or about any of the other multitude of services Benchmark Business Group offers, call 515-288-6984.

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