Advisory Board Bio – Carey Sobel

Carey Sobel

Carey Sobel

Partner + Chief Strategy Officer, 321 The Agency

Carey Sobel is an experienced entrepreneur whose success is built on foundations of marketing prowess, creative problem solving, and business development. He enjoys strategic planning across multiple industries in the form of ownership, investment, and consulting.


Sobel is the Chief Strategy Officer for his award-winning creative company, 321 the Agency.  This data and technology powerhouse has offices in Orlando and Atlanta and works with brands like Disney, L3Harris, Advent Health, Estee Lauder, and Tavistock.


Sobel is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CMAP) with a Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) designation.  He owns a business brokerage firm, Boss Group international, helping people buy and sell businesses in the main street and lower-to-middle markets where he completed over $70M+ in business transaction volume to date.


Sobel also serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for a private equity firm, COASTAL- specializing in syndicated real estate and venture capital investment opportunities. Responsible for elevating the company’s brand and introducing their offerings to new prospects, the company has raised over $250M+ in 18 months.


Recognized by his Alma Mater (UCF) as a 30 Under 30 recipient as well as the Orlando Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 recipient, Sobel currently serves as the chair of the College of Business Alumni Board, an Engagement Advisor to the UCF Alumni Board, and is an active mentor to UCF students.


Sobel is a native of Philadelphia PA and has passions for (Philadelphia) sports, music, food and travel.  He resides in Orlando with his wife Lauren, his 2 daughters Marley and Sloane, and his newborn Son.