Meet Our Team – Sunbelt Network Chicago Team

The Chicago Sunbelt Team of Brokers has decades of combined business experience. Selling your business or buying a new one is easier when using a professional. Sunbelt’s Small Business Brokers will do all the footwork so you can save your time for more important matters. They will evaluate businesses and keep you on track. Give our team a call today to get started with selling your business or purchasing one.


Suzanne Pounds

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Suzanne Pounds

Office Administrator

Suzanne Pounds has an extensive background in the financial industry, having begun her career in 1994 as a customer service assistant she rapidly ascended to a Series 7 licensed financial...
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Ellen Park

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Ellen Park

Marketing Coordinator

Ellen Park has joined Sun Acquisitions as the marketing coordinator for the firm and is responsible for all the firms overall marketing strategy, positioning and execution. In addition, Ellen will...
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Dan Ceballos, MBA

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Dan Ceballos, MBA

Advisor

Dan is an experienced business development professional working in several Fortune 500 organizations. His experience spans multiple high growth industries including medical devices, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, and oil and petroleum....
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Matthew Brunstrum

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Matthew Brunstrum

Advisor

Matt is an experienced transaction advisor and has acquired many businesses. Prior to joining Sun Acquisitions, Matt worked as a Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Stericycle, a multi-discipline firm...
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Ken Kurtz

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Ken Kurtz

Senior Advisor

Ken has been helping people buy and sell businesses since 2008. As a former small business owner himself, he has firsthand knowledge of what it takes to operate, grow and...
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Joseph Farinella

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Joseph Farinella

Senior Advisor

Joseph brings more than three decades of hands-on entrepreneurial experience to the Sun Acquisitions team. He specializes in selling, reorganizing and realigning businesses for continued growth and profitability. Joseph has...
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Joseph Beer, JD

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Joseph Beer, JD

Director of Closing Coordination

Joseph Beer joined Sun Acquisitions in 2013 after working for a mid-sized law firm focusing on banking and financials services and corporate transactions. As the Director of Closing Coordination, Joe...
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Larry Sanderman, CPA, MBA

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Larry Sanderman, CPA, MBA

Vice President - Buy Side Services

Larry Sanderman is a seasoned M&A professional with experience across a breadth of industries including financial services, industrials, services, specialty chemicals and technology.  Prior to Sun Acquisitions, Larry held Executive...
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Tony Schiappa

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Tony Schiappa

Senior Advisor

Tony’s broad career expanded from investment brokerage to banking and ultimately to entrepreneurship. After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, Tony began his career at Smith Barney, which included helping clients...
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Domenic Rinaldi

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Domenic Rinaldi

Office Owner

Domenic Rinaldi is the President and Managing Partner of Sunbelt Chicago. He was awarded the professional designation of Certified Business Intermediary form the International Business Brokers Association and is considered...
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Scott Evert

Office Owner

Scott Evert, Region Manager and owner for Sunbelt in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Chicago is a licensed business broker, with over 18 years experience of buying and selling businesses. Mr. Evert...
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Jim Cohen

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Jim Cohen

Senior Advisor

As a business owner and entrepreneur for over twenty-five years, Jim has bought, sold and operated small to midsized businesses of his own and fully understands the passion and needs...
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Toby Davis

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Toby Davis

Senior Advisor

Toby Davis has over 35 years of experience in originating, structuring and negotiating business purchase and sale transactions. He is a seasoned executive with proven experience in business brokerage, asset...
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Burt Evans

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Burt Evans

Senior Advisor

Burt has over 30 yrs of corporate and personal business ownership experience that includes accounting, retail operations, and negotiating leases with major national developers. He has a specific expertise in...
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Kathleen Kelly

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Kathleen Kelly

Senior Advisor

Kathleen joined our firm in 2008 and currently manages all aspects of marketing. Her specialty is helping is helping our clients, both buy-side and sell-side, understand the marketplace and how...
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Charles Timson

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Charles Timson

Senior Advisor

Prior to joining Sun Acquisitions, Charlie was a consultant with a top tier firm for over ten years. A long time entrepreneur he has four decades of sales experience including...
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