About Strategic Medical Brokers: Your Trusted Partner in Medical Practice Transitions

Strategic Medical Brokers is a powerhouse of medical practice transition specialists, bringing together decades of collective experience in the healthcare sector. We serve as trusted allies for healthcare providers, aiding them in navigating the complex transition journey, from active practice to retirement.

Our mission transcends beyond a standard brokerage service. We aim to provide personalized, comprehensive transition solutions, designed to help our clients achieve their goals. We acknowledge the intricacies involved in selling a medical practice and our unwavering commitment is to ensure a seamless, stress-free transition experience for our clients.

Our team, a unique blend of experienced attorneys, medical practice brokers, marketing experts, and financial analysts, collaborates to deliver solutions that are tailored to meet the distinct needs and aspirations of our clients.

What Sets SMB Apart

At Strategic Medical Brokers, we set ourselves apart with our steadfast dedication to our clients, and our unparalleled expertise in the healthcare sector. Here are some distinguishing factors:


Our team boasts decades of experience in the healthcare industry, having facilitated the successful transition of numerous medical and dental practices.

Comprehensive Services

We provide a full spectrum of medical practice transition services, including valuations, marketing, negotiations, and closings.

Customized Solutions

We tailor our solutions to align with the unique needs and goals of each of our clients.

Personalized Service

We are committed to providing personalized service to each of our clients, and we are always accessible to address any questions or concerns they may have.


We acknowledge the critical importance of confidentiality in the sale of a medical practice, and we meticulously ensure that our client’s information is safeguarded.

Our Approach

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At Strategic Medical Brokers, we adopt a collaborative approach to facilitate medical practice transitions. We engage closely with our clients to comprehend their goals and priorities, and we deliver bespoke solutions that cater to their unique needs.

Our Team

Shaun F. Rudgear - Certified Business Intermediary / Commercial Real Estate Advisor

Shaun F. Rudgear, CBI, CBB

Lead Broker and CEO

With over 18 years in the industry, including first-hand experience as a medical practice owner, Shaun has shaped Strategic Medical Brokers to become a leading force in healthcare transition services.

As the first and only broker to earn the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Shaun’s expertise is unmatched. This unique qualification, along with his sharp negotiation skills and understanding of marketplace trends, has driven numerous successful practice sales.

In 2022, his exceptional work was recognized with the IBBA’s Chairman’s Circle Award, an accolade only 98 brokers nationwide have received. His industry expertise has also been acknowledged by the Business Brokerage Press, the leading trade journal for business brokers.

Shaun’s comprehensive understanding of the complexities of clinic valuations and practice sales, gained from his own experience as a clinic owner, ensures that his clients receive unrivaled support during their practice transitions.

His commitment to professionalism and quality service sets the gold standard in medical practice sales.

Marta Sepulveda, MD - Consultant - Foreign Investors

Marta Sepulveda, MD

Director of Operations and Business Broker

With over 31 years of diverse healthcare experience, Marta was previously the CEO of Hospital General Medellin, the leading public hospital in Latin America. As Director of Operations at SMB, she oversees, analyzes, and enhances our business processes.

As Director of Operations, Dr. Sepulveda oversees, analyzes, and improves our business processes.  She implements policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations and leads the marketing department and administrative staff, ensuring each is reaching goals set by company leadership.

Additionally, Dr. Sepulveda screens all incoming leads and works closely with qualified buyers regarding our listing inventory.  She speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

When not working, Dr. Sepulveda enjoys traveling, sailing, scuba diving, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

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Martha Gonzalez

Marketing Coordinator

Martha brings in her expertise as a Chemical Engineer with a Master’s Degree in Marketing. With over 30 years of experience in business development, sales & marketing, and new product planning, she serves as the Marketing Coordinator at SMB.

Martha possesses a deep understanding of various business models to serve different customer segments including B2B & B2C.

Martha has been working at Strategic Medical Brokers in the marketing research department for the past two years, and now she will be working as Marketing Coordinator.

When is not working, she enjoys traveling and making crafts.   

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Vanessa Grajales

Executive Assistant

Vanessa, an enthusiastic professional with vast experience in administrative areas, coaching, and client interactions, serves as the Executive Assistant at SMB. She is focused on overseeing operations and managing customer accounts.

She has concentrated on overseeing operations and managing customer accounts. Vanessa is a results- driven person with a BA in English and experience in finance, company reengineering, and fast growth. Vanessa identifies as a people person who is enthusiastic about languages and wants to broaden her cultural perspective.

Vanessa has joined the Strategic Medical Brokers team as our executive assistant. She will be creating and enhancing workflow processes to help our clients.

Vanessa puts forth a lot of effort, and her optimistic outlook inspires others to advance and do well. Every day, Vanessa is inspired by her family and friends. She likes to read, listen to music, and exercise with her husband in her spare time.

Contact Us Today

Considering a practice transition? Reach out to Strategic Medical Brokers today. Our team of experts is dedicated to helping you attain your desired outcomes and ensuring a smooth, stress-free transition process.