Amerivest Advisors
Amerivest Advisors


Frank Rubin

Frank Rubin, with over 45 years of experience in the M&A arena, both for his own account and as a business intermediary, acquired the Amerivest Group in 2001. Prior to that he owned and operated his $50 million business.

Frank is responsible for the operation of the Amerivest Group as its President/Broker and also actively participates in the M&A division. He is a graduate of McGill University and received a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Colombia University. Fluent in English and French he now speaks some Spanish as well.

(561) 239-0068

JM de los Rios

JM de los Rios is an experienced Business Intermediary with Amerivest Group and serves as its Vice President.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University. After college he moved to Colombia and worked for 15 years as President of Ingenio Sancarlos (sugar cane mill farm) and as Executive Director of Fundacion Sarmiento- Palau and oversaw the operations of several other family businesses in manufacturing and distribution of mass consumer goods. As a hobby he created successful organizations in professional and amateur ‘futbol’ teams.

When he came to US he chose to use his past experiences to assist others as a Business Intermediary with the Amerivest Group. During the last 16 years, JM acquired all of the necessary tools to create a win/win situation for buyers and sellers successfully orchestrating many many transactions employing state of the art databases, contact management and web development tools to make sure that everyone works together to get the deal closed.

Fluent in English and Spanish, JM serves the Miami/Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

(561) 715-4037

Felipe Newlands

Felipe has over 25 years of experience in the consulting, food, consumer products, and financial services industries with senior management positions in marketing, M&A, and market development for Fortune 100 companies including Coca Cola Company, Price Waterhouse & Co., Sara Lee Corporation, and Citigroup. Felipe’s academic credentials include a B.S.B.A. in Marketing from Universidad Católica, Quito, Ecuador and a MBA in International Finance and Management from the Thunderbird School. Felipe is fluent in English and Spanish.

(240) 938-1460

Bob Richardson

Bob Richardson draws upon over 30 years of experience in planning and implementing successful business development and business value improvement strategies for both regional and international firms. Many of these projects involved locating, negotiating and implementing mergers, acquisitions or joint ventures that introduced new technologies and products into the U.S. from overseas and Canada and vice-versa. Most recently he has been active facilitating the sale of several large businesses, including one that became part of a firm that went public on the New York Stock Exchange.

(802) 334-4560

David Kammet

David Kammet, President of Kammet Enterprises, Inc. is a licensed Business Broker in the state of Florida. He has over 30 years experience as a business owner in New York and Florida. His portfolio includes a consortium of parking garages, speaker systems manufacturing, shipping and logistics, commercial laundry plant and most recently merchant processing. He is recognized as Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist and Business Consultant and represents buyers and sellers throughout the state of Florida, the United States and across the globe. He excels as much in sales as in management and operations. David Kammet holds his license with the Amerivest Group, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

In today's market, David sees his role as varied. He works closely with owners to develop growth opportunities through mergers and acquisitions, maximize value and minimize risk in selling businesses and attracting the right buyer for the transaction. His keen experience in negotiating complex business dealings facilitates successful transactions. David assists in all facets of the transaction, handles all matters confidentially and sees each deal through to completion.

(561) 866-3911

Alberto Hallivis

Alberto Hallivis is an experienced Business Intermediary with Amerivest Group and serves as its Vice President.

Alberto has degrees in industrial engineering and a masters in business administration with a major in finance.

His work experience in Mexico prior to moving to USA includes industrial engineering at Chrysler Corporation and merger & acquisition work at Deloitte. At DHL in both Mexico and USA, Alberto was the Vice President for Latin America responsible for strategic planning, sales, marketing, and advertising.

Alberto decided to use his academic and vast work experience to assist others in achieving their goals and became a Business Intermediary. His extraordinary achievements are due to his great level of commitment and tireless effort.

During the last four years Alberto has developed a thorough understanding of the independent insurance agency industry and has been responsible for numerous BOB transactions and considered an expert in the field.

(305) 542-1078

Alberto Hallivis - Vice President
Bob Richardson - Managing Director
Chuck Spallitta - Founder
David Kammet - Regional Director
Felipe Newlands - Regional Director
Frank Rubin - President
JM de los Rios - Vice President

Professional Memberships
We are a member of the most prestigious M&A and Business Intermediary Associations allowing us to communicate with a group of professionals including Private Equity Firms, Accounting and Legal Professionals and Major Corporate Strategic Buyers.
  • M&A Source (Merger & Acquisition Association)
  • BBF (Business Brokers of Florida)
  • IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)