SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – May 9, 2022 – Sunbelt Business Advisors CEO Brian Slipka and President Chris Jones have announced that the company has launched Sunbelt Business Advisors of South Dakota, based in Sioux Falls.
“This move is a product of our success,” said Slipka. “We are proud to expand into South Dakota with local talent to reinforce our elite team of advisors who bring vertical-industry expertise to the process and truly understand business owners. Our team members understand that when we help business owners sell their companies, we are helping them sell their life’s work.”
Sunbelt Business Advisors is based in Minneapolis and is Minnesota’s largest seller of companies.
“Our focused efforts at Sunbelt Business Advisors, working side by side with business owners has brought dramatic growth in our business brokerage and created demand for our services in a wider geographic area,” said Jones. “Therefore, we recently hired Jill TenHaken in Sioux Falls as a business broker and advisor to lead our offering in South Dakota.”
TenHaken comes to Sunbelt from a career in business consulting, property management, sales, and marketing. She is a graduate of Dordt University.
“Jill is supported by a team of 25-plus business brokers at Sunbelt Business Advisors,” said Jones. “Having been through the process of starting and selling a family business herself, she understands what is important to business owners who are making a transition.”
Founded in 1978, Sunbelt has 200 offices worldwide, helping people buy and sell businesses. Sunbelt provides services to business owners interested in selling their businesses, assistance with merger and acquisition activities, complimentary business value assessments, and advisement for business owners in understanding how to maximize their net proceeds when they exit. The firm provides business brokerage and mergers & acquisitions advisory services for companies with revenues from $500,000 to $150 million, as well as finance, exit planning, franchise sales, consulting, and business valuation services.