Twenty-two Georgia Business Brokers Achieve GABB 2019 Million Dollar Club

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Twenty-two members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2019 Million Dollar Club for helping broker the sale of more than $57 million worth of small, medium and large businesses.

The GABB Million Dollar Club Awards is a program that spotlights industry sales professionals recognizing business achievements of professional Business Brokers for successfully closing business acquisition transactions totaling one million dollars or more. The GABB has the only Accredited Real Estate School in Georgia that focuses on business and Commercial Real Estate-related transactions and CE Credits.   
The top producer for 2019 was GABB Vice President Judy Mims, Qualifying Broker for Childcare Properties, LLC, who specializes in selling child-care businesses.  
“I’d like to thank the entire team of Childcare Properties for the fantastic job they do and the GABB, Georgia’s professional association for business brokers,” Ms. Mims said. “The GABB is working hard to increase the level of professionalism of our profession and I am proud to be a part of that effort.”

Business brokers who were among the top seven brokers with multi-million dollars in business sales for the year are Tim Greene, a Business Broker and Consultant for DeFoor Business Services; Steve Weinbaum, a Certified Restaurant Broker with We Sell Restaurants; C. David Chambless, president of Abraxas Business Services, Inc.; Brad Coffman, managing director of PHP Business Brokers; Robin Gagnon, co-founder of We Sell Restaurants and; and Matt Wochele, founder of Preferred Business Brokers.

Top-selling business brokers with multi-million dollars in sales included Steve Josovitz, Vice President of The Shumacher Group; J. Snypp, Vice President of Preferred Business Brokers, Inc.; Jon Merry, a senior business broker with THE BUSINESS HOUSE; Lisa Young, Business Broker at Transworld Business Advisors; Mannie Maddox, a business broker with Coldwell Banker Commercial Metro Brokers; Eric Gagnon, the president of We Sell Restaurants and; Loren Marc Schmerler, President and Founder of Bottom Line Management, Inc.; and Nick Modares, GABB secretary and president and managing broker of Business Brokers Inc./Atlanta Business Advisors.

Mr. Modares was honored as a life member of the Million Dollar Club for achieving more than a million dollars in sales for three consecutive years.

Other leading business brokers in the Million Dollar Club included Greg DeFoor, founder and President of DeFoor Business Services; Pedro Ferreira, a business advisor with Transworld Business Advisors of Atlanta; David Still, the founder, designated business broker and lead business appraiser of Capital Endeavors, Inc.; Jon Roman, business intermediary, franchise consultant and developer at Transworld Business Advisors; Keith Turner, a business broker with Best Business Brokers; GABB President Dean Burnette, the founder of Best Business Brokers, and Brian Judson, a business broker with Best Business Brokers.

The Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) is the state’s only professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.  The GABB’s website t lists hundreds of businesses and franchises for sale throughout Georgia in a variety of fields, including automotive, business services, child care, cleaning, construction, electronics equipment, fitness, flooring, floral, food, gas stations, landscaping, manufacturing, medical, shipping, restaurants, retail, security, signs, and businesses related to the internet.

“GABB members have resources and experience that can smooth out the complicated processes involved in business acquisitions and mergers,” said GABB President Burnette. “Our business brokers are c