President, Metro Business Advisors
St. Louis, MO
Dave has been an entrepreneur since his
graduation from St. Louis University.
Early in Dave’s career, he started a company
that manufactured consumable
paper products. After 28 years, he sold that
business and began his second
career working with fellow business owners to
facilitate the successful sale and
transfer of their businesses.
Michael E. Levin
Principal Business Advisor &
Allan Michael Group, Inc.
Michael has extensive experience with financial
institutions and bringing together
successful transactions. He has a broad knowledge
of business processes, financial
management, and organizational leadership.
In addition to owning various businesses,
he has experience in brokering businesses and
investment real estate.
John W. Zoellner, President –
Business Certified Appraiser (BCA)
Master Certified Machinery &
Equipment Appraiser (MCMEA)
John founded Zoellner, Garten & Company in 1988.
He holds undergraduate degrees in Finance and
Economics and an MBA–Finance. He is a Business
Certified Appraiser and Master Certified Machinery
& Equipment Appraiser & Firearms Appraiser.
Early in his career he spent more than a decade as
a Commercial Lender in the Banking industry –
very helpful when dealing with the sale and purchase
of businesses. He currently serves as an Advisor
and/or Member of the Board of Directors for several