Joel Duran

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Joel Duran

Office Owner

Joel Duran is the sole owner of Sunbelt Business Brokers of New Orleans, LA. He has lived in New Orleans for over 25 years. Joel is a Certified Business Broker, and is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of Louisiana. Joel graduated from the University of New Orleans with a degree in Business Administration. While still a Junior at UNO, Joel wrote the Business Plan for his first successful business venture. He took the Internet company from business plan to $2.5 million in sales in just under three years. Having run an Internet business for the better part of a decade, he has a unique ability to drive traffic to his clients listings by leveraging the power of the web and putting it to work for them. Joel has been a guest lecturer at UNO for both Business Planning and Small Business Finance. He has also held multiple positions in sales management and finance management. Joel is very active in the local business community through SBA, UNO, ACG, Idea Village, and Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association. He also sits on the Board for Bridge House/Grace Fore! Recovery Golf Tournament. In 2014 Joel was also selected by City Business for their “Money Maker” award and has been featured by City Business as a “One to Watch” in his industry. A true student of business, he prides himself on his ability to counsel his clients before, during, and after the sale. “I believe in a long term approach to business brokerage. I want to establish lasting relationships with our clients to provide them with a trusted advisor they can consistently turn to when buying or selling a business.” Joel currently resides in Mid-City New Orleans, La with his four year-old Pomeranian, Chloe. When he is not busy selling or managing the New Orleans office he is participating in a variety of sports, training at his local gym, or taking MMA classes.

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