Our mission is to address your immediate business needs while taking into consideration long-term goals and objectives desired to facilitate future business growth.

​Our values and principles dictate how we do business and interact with our colleagues, partners, and clients. We operate with integrity, responsibility, and respect. Strong relationships with our clients are the cornerstone to our business. As we expand into new markets, recruit new talent and face new challenges, these ideals guide our people in the decisions and actions they take every day.


James T. Rice

Managing Partner

James is a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He left the Air Force as an NCO with leadership experience that he has translated into the civilian world. He has received multiple degrees, from the Community College of the Air Force, and he is a proud alumnus of Rowan University. He founded Business Expansion Services to facilitate growth among businesses that share common values and goals. He has used his extensive education in psychology and communications to develop a small business that is dedicated to learning as much as possible about businesses that are looking for growth opportunities. 

Ron Fussman

Managing Partner

Ron is a Veteran of the Air Force Intelligence. Before founding Business Expansion Services, Ron founded Jade Intertrade, a private equity investment partnership focused on identifying investment and lending opportunities in the small owned bushiness field.

Ron is a highly experienced and accomplished Private Equity Managing Director with a proven track record in investment banking, capital markets, and venture capital. He specializes in M&A, debt and private placement transactions, consulting, and negotiations with expertise in fund raising for private and public placements through a vast network of contacts. He is skilled in building strategic partnerships, establishing networks among investment managers, and developing new businesses with strong team leadership and communication skills. He if fluent in Hebrew as well as English.

Shane Rice

Senior Funding Manager

Shane has over 15 years of experience in commercial banking and commercial equipment leasing. He has a Proven track record of successfully increasing sales and profitability throughout his career for his business partners. From working both internationally for world 200 Companies including Canon to national publicly traded business banks including Marlin Business Services (MRLN) and Huntington Bank(HBAN). He has written over 100 million dollars in commercial loans. His area of expertise includes new business development streamlining work-flow processes, under writing, and business management. Focusing on year-over-year business and profit growth, Shane has succeeded in Maintaining a top 5% performance-ranking during his entire career.