Jim Evavold has over 25 years experience in Business Ownership and Business Brokerage. He has owned and operated a number of small businesses here in the Twin Cities prior to becoming a Business Broker with Opportunities in Business.
The breadth of his experience has served Jim well as a Broker; he has participated in the sale and purchase of a wide variety of businesses from various industries including manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, retail, food & beverage, technology, service businesses and franchises. Jim attributes his success to his extensive experience in sales and marketing, the ability to analyze financial statements and his awareness of how important confidentiality is when handling sensitive and confidential information. Sellers and Buyers have told Jim they were very happy with his professional and confidential approach to handling all aspects of a business sale - negotiations, buyer qualification, document preparation and marketing strategies. A few of Jim's marketing strategies include creating a professional and confidential marketing package of the business; advertising locally and nationally on several websites and database marketing for potential strategic acquisitions.
Jim also has experience working with landlords (leases) and sales of commercial property. Jim has worked with many banks in the Twin Cities including Wells Fargo, US Bank, Achor Bank, Associated, Stearns, Bremer and M&I. Jim will list businesses in the Twin Cities Metro area as well as greater Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
“Jim, I want to thank you for the great job you did helping us sell MedPac Bags, Inc. I appreciate the way you made yourself available, by phone and in person. You listened to our wants and needs and your insight was very helpful and your professionalism and attitude was appreciated.” (Owner of MedPac Bags, Inc., Twin Cities)
“Jim, we want to thank you for the great job you did helping us sell Frontiersman Sports. We appreciate the way you made yourself available, by phone and in person. You listened to our wants and needs and made the process of selling go very smoothly.”
Doug and Betty Ramstad Owners of the Frontiersman Sports Gun Shop in St. Louis Park
“Jim, we would like to thank you for all your support and hard work in helping us sell our business. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole process from start to finish. Your professionalism and attitude was appreciated.”
Terry and Corona Wolfe, Owners of Lifesaver Fire Protection located in Plymouth MN
“Jim Evavold did a great job on handling the Sale of our Business. I would recommend him highly”.
Richard Kohn, Owner of MAS Racing Products, St. Paul MN