Pittsburgh, P.A. – Sofranko Advisory Group, a premier hospitality brokerage in Pittsburgh, Pa is pleased to announce that Jeff Dereume has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. With growing demand in our region, and to best support our clients, Jeff will be responsible for facilitating sales of restaurants and beer distributorships, providing financing guidance, supporting liquor license transfers, and ensuring business deals are mutually beneficial to both buyers and sellers.
A native of western Pennsylvania, Jeff comes to the group with an extensive background in budgeting, business development, project management, financial analysis, capital planning, and forecasting. Jeff looks forward to employing his business expertise to tactically serve current and prospective business owners. With a career that has spanned from large corporations to private equity startups, he has more than 10 years of experience in business planning and technical roles. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree from Colorado State University, and an MBA from Robert Morris University.
“SAG is excited to have Jeff join the team”, says Founder, Ron Sofranko. “His hard work, dedication, and sense of urgency across planning, consulting, and various aspects of operations will offer a great working partner for those looking to acquire restaurants, taverns, and beer distributorships.”
As a premier hospitality brokerage with over 30 years of expertise in consulting, financing, and liquor license transactions, Sofranko Advisory Group has enhanced the bar and restaurant industry throughout Pennsylvania. Sofranko Advisory Group shows how the process of hospitality ownership has cultivated the already motivated entrepreneurial platform by instilling a demand for success in the hospitality business.