Chicago, IL, May 14, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Dan Kite, Managing Partner Chicgoland Sunbelt’s Downtown office, is pleased to announce that Jim Peddle is joining the office as a Senior Broker. Chicagoland Sunbelt (www.chicagolandsunbelt.com), is part of the Sunbelt Network, the largest business brokerage firm in the United States. Working from the company’s new Downtown office, Mr. Peddle assists business owners all over Chicagoland by helping them sell their businesses.
Peddle has over twenty years of entrepreneurial business experience and is considered an expert in business development, financial analysis, real estate and operations. Peddle began his career working at his father’s building materials company while attending the University of Iowa in the 1980’s. After the sale of this business, Peddle moved into the banking field where he worked for a number of large national financial services companies catering to self-employed borrowers.
“With extensive customer service and sales experience, he is uniquely qualified to manage the complex sales process for business owners. Leveraging the Sunbelt Network gives him the tools necessary to help business owners sell a business in Chicago,” states Dan Kite, Managing Director of Sun Street, the downtown arm of Chicagoland Sunbelt.
Peddle is a lifetime Chicago resident and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood where he is active in the community with organizations such as Highsight and Friends of Agassiz. In his spare time, he is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with his wife and four children assisting in their extracurricular activities.
About Daniel Kite
Kite has 20 years of entrepreneurial business experience and is considered an expert in business development, franchising, retail operations, technology development and real estate development. He has owned, developed, operated and sold several of his own businesses, including a chain of Blockbuster Video stores, Screenz Computing Centers and Tailor’s Touch. All told, these efforts included over 20 retail outlets and 10 real estate development projects.
Kite holds his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
About Chicagoland Sunbelt
Chicagoland Sunbelt is a business brokerage firm that focuses on helping people buy, grow and sell businesses in Chicagoland and the surrounding Midwest. Having sold hundreds of businesses, Chicagoland Sunbelt specializes in a broad range of industries, including business services, distribution, food & beverage, franchises, personal services and retail. Its experienced team of M&A brokerage consultants also develop and execute comprehensive strategies designed to meet individual financial and non-financial goals. Chicagoland Sunbelt is also a proud member of Sunbelt Midwest, which operates offices in Minnesota, Wisconsin & Illinois. For your next business purchase or sale, visit Chicagoland Sunbelt at www.chicagolandsunbelt.com/sellers.htm