Nicole White

Nicole has 10+ years experience in the M&A world, and was the #1 Sales Agent World Wide for first quarter 2016. She comes to us from a large company in Wisconsin where she developed and implemented direct marketing and sales support programs to drive inbound calls and orders. Since inception of LBG, Nicole was the marketing guru who handled the marketing programs for Lakes Business Group including corporate contract compliance, web standardization, marketing communications with our diverse global client base as well as web site integration and key word click programs, SPIFFS, CRM implementation, etc. Nicole is now a Broker who specializes in creative deal structures and tough negotiations throughout the selling process.

Team Members

Joe Braier
Shareholder
Joe is a seasoned M&A Advisor and current shareholder at Lakes Business Group.  He also has the CVA certi
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
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
Steven Aubrey
Vice President of Client Services
Steve’s business experience is remarkable in both its depth and diversity.   His professional career has s
Andrew Schmelzer
Shareholder
Andy brings over 20 years of marketing, branding and sales experience both nationally and internationally to t
Timothy Bullard
President, CEO
CEO, Tim Bullard, has been the Global M & A asset divestiture of one of America’s oldest global trading
Destiny Wallen
Client Services Coordinator
Destiny comes to Lakes Business Group, Inc. as a licensed support Agent and Client Services Coordinator. She h
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
SUE BULLARD
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
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
Larry Heck
Vice President of Client Services
With over 26 years of being an owner in different businesses, Larry relates very well with entrepreneurs and b
Dan Williamson
Senior Vice President of Client Services
25 years experience
Nicole White
Shareholder
Nicole has 10+ years experience in the M&A world, and was the #1 Sales Agent World Wide for first quarter
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