Collective Experience

Dave Williams Dave Williams – Principal

Mr. Williams is one of the most experienced business brokers in Southwest Florida.  Having practiced here since 1977, he has seen Southwest Florida grow from a small seasonal community into one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.  In doing so he has developed unparalleled knowledge of the business community throughout Southwest Florida.  During his long career Dave has either sold or supervised the sale of thousands of businesses.  In many instances he is now working with a third generation of business buyers and sellers.  Dave has a broad based technical knowledge and expertise in the sale of a large variety of business that helps him serve business buyers and sellers with a degree of competency.  He has served as a Director, State Vice President and State Treasurer for the Florida Business Brokers Association and served as Vice Chairman of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Business Brokers Association.


Dan Smith Dan Smith – Principal

Mr. Smith is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker with over 15 years of combined experience in business brokerage, regional corporate management, business ownership and sales. Aside from business brokerage, he has extensive background in the agricultural equipment industry having been involved in the start-up and co-ownership of All Coast Tractor in Labelle, Florida and having held regional sales management positions with Mahindra USA and Woods Equipment Company.

Mr. Smith has directed acquisitions between sellers and buyers ranging in value of $25,000 to over $7,000,000. He has consistently marketed and sold businesses in a variety of industries such as restaurants, retail, distribution, manufacturing, lawn & landscape, construction, marine and more. If you want to sell or buy a business, you will find Dan an asset to help reach your goal.


Joe MarksJoe Marks – Principal

Mr. Marks has decades of business brokerage and management experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a concentration in finance. He has extensive background in consulting and hospitality industries resulting in an intuitive knowledge of the needs and concerns of both Sellers and Buyers. Mr. Marks is uniquely qualified at developing creative solutions for business acquisitions and divestitures. His experience in management consulting varies from in-depth analysis of a nationally recognized Fortune 500 company to developing and implementing effective marketing strategies for local start-up companies. Whether you are looking to purchase a business or sell your existing business, Mr. Marks can assist you in all facets of the transaction.


Andy Wesh Andy Welsh – Principal

Andrew Welsh is originally from Cleveland, OH. He has dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Management and Hospitality Management. He has extensive background in developing strategies for businesses and developing plans to meet constantly changing needs of a highly competitive business market. He has also successfully owned and operated 3 landmark restaurants in Southwest Florida. His 27 years of living in the Southwest Florida area have given him extensive knowledge of trends and growth of the local business market.