Tree Peterson

Theresa, who goes by Tree, comes from an IT/Web Company where she worked with clients to provide monthly reporting on search engine optimization and statistical reporting. She also performed periodic maintenance on the websites including file uploads and site changes and/or additions. Her past experience also includes search engine optimization and marketing on the sites as well as administrative support in the office. Tree’s role at VR Lakes Business Group makes use of her past internet experience as well as her attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

Team Members

Larry Heck
Vice President of Client Services
As an experienced M&A Advisor and Exit Strategy Planning Advisor, with over 26 years of being an owner in
Mark Smith
Partner
Mark has spent the last thirty years of his career in small business. His first venture was to take a small, f
Scott Gray
VICE PRESIDENT OF CLIENT SERVICES
Scott Gray is an accountant and former real estate agent with a propensity for helping business owners simplif
Steven Aubrey
Vice President of Client Services
Steve’s business experience is remarkable in both its depth and diversity.   His professional career has s
Timothy Bullard
President, CEO
CEO, Tim Bullard, has been the Global M & A asset divestiture of one of America’s oldest global trading
Sheila Firari
Vice President of Client Services
Sheila brings 30 years+ of experience as a well-connected entrepreneur and Real Estate Broker in the local are
Spencer Thomason
Vice President of Client Services
Spencer spent 35 years as a business owner and during that period bought and sold several related businesses b
Destiny Wallen
Client Services Coordinator
Destiny comes to Lakes Business Group, Inc. as a licensed support Agent and Client Services Coordinator. She h
Tree Peterson
Marketing & Admin Assistant
Theresa, who goes by Tree, comes from an IT/Web Company where she worked with clients to provide monthly repor
Nicole White
Shareholder
Nicole has 10+ years experience in the M&A world, and was the #1 Sales Agent World Wide for first quarter
Andrew Schmelzer
Shareholder
Andy brings over 20 years of marketing, branding and sales experience both nationally and internationally to t
Joe Braier
Shareholder
Joe is a seasoned M&A Advisor and current shareholder at Lakes Business Group.  He also has the CVA certi
SUE BULLARD
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Michael Szmanda
Vice President of Client Services
Michael joined VR in 2010 and has been a top producer throughout his tenure (most recently, he was recognized