About Us

Selling a business can be a daunting and time-consuming process.
The Litchfield Group brings years of successful experience in selling businesses in its market niche:


  • How to present a business in the marketplace in the most compelling way.
  • How to find and assess potential buyers.
  • How to close the transaction with the right buyer.

About Litchfield

Bob Marik

Bob Marik founded The Litchfield Group after having been affiliated with two other Washington area mergers and acquisitions firms. He was formerly President and Director of Reese Communications Companies, a local public relations firm. Before that, he had been Vice President for Public Affairs of Merck & Co., Inc. for over six years. He has held the positions of Vice President, General Manager and Director of RedKen Laboratories, a cosmetics company; Chief Financial Officer of a subsidiary of TRW, Inc. and later Director of Strategic Planning of another TRW subsidiary.

Mr. Marik has served as Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management in the (then) U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare and as Associate Director in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Southern California.


The Litchfield Group has been serving business owners and business buyers in the Greater Washington, DC – Baltimore Area for more than 17 years. We specialize in:

Companies with revenues ranging from less than $1 million to $30 million, including Business to Business and Business to Government, in such fields as:

  • IT

  • Training

  • Distribution

  • Light Manufacturing

  • As well as other products and services

Business to Consumer, in such fields as:

  • Restaurants

  • Retail

  • Franchises

  • Internet-based businesses

  • Other consumer services