Bruce has been self employed since 1983, when at the age of 22 he bought his first Shell service station. Bruce has been selling businesses in Queensland since 1995. Bruce has owned 6 service stations, 2 carwashes, a car rental franchise, advertising billboards and other businesses. Bruce is a Registered Business Valuer, a Certified Practicing Business Broker and a Licensed Real Estate Agent in 5 states. He has been involved in the sale of hundreds of businesses, having recently made his 1100th sale! As a court appointed witness Bruce has been involved in consulting and appraising all types of businesses. Bruce is a member of the International Business Brokers Association, the REIQ, and the Australian Institute Of Business Brokers - where he sits on both the State and National executives. Bruce works in all markets across Australia. Bruce Coudrey, Principal of Benchmark has recently been awarded the AIBB President Medal for 2010.