Ivy Mill Partners, LLC was founded by John O’Reilly and Francis Christman on the principals of respect, action, responsibility, and logic. Ivy Mill Partners specializes in the sale and purchase of small, privately-held businesses in the Greater Richmond area and surrounding markets.

Focus Industries

We love to work with owner-operated and entrepreneurial businesses such as:


Real Estate

Service Companies





Professional Services

The Challenge of Buying / Selling a Business

Selling Your Business

The decision to sell your business can be stressful! You have worked hard to create value by dedicating much of your time to growing and operating your business. Once the decision to sell is made, you may be wondering – what is the next step?

Purchasing a Business

Buying a business, whether a first time purchase or a strategic purchase can be challenging especially if you have never owned a business before. We can help you identify options that support your business goals.


Our Solution


At Ivy Mill Partners, we guide our clients to make good choices when selling or purchasing a business based on evidence and data. We help focus on our client’s real needs to ensure we are addressing their desired outcome(s).

When you work with us, you can expect honest, objective advice based on years of experience.

Considering buying a business?

Contact Us

Are you interested in purchasing or selling a business? Would you like to set up a meeting or need more information? Please complete the contact form below, and we will get back to you shortly!

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