Matt Wochele, founder of Preferred Business Brokers, Inc. and J. Snypp, Vice President at Preferred Business Brokers, Inc were honored by the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) as among the top-selling brokers in Georgia.
Wochele and Snypp were among 14 business brokers named to the 2021 Million Dollar Club for helping broker the sale of more than $86 million worth of small, medium and large businesses.
The GABB Million Dollar Club awards recognizes professional Business Brokers for successfully closing business acquisition transactions totaling one million dollars or more. The GABB has the only accredited real estate school in Georgia that focuses on business brokerage.
Mr. Snypp was honored as a Phoenix Member of the Million Dollar Club for achieving more than a million dollars in sales for ten years.
MATT WOCHELE, CBI founded Preferred Business Brokers, Inc. in 1996 after a successful 17-year career in the investment banking industry. He is a Life Member of the GABB’s Million Dollar Club, Vice President of the GABB board, a GABB Phoenix Award recipient and a member of IBBA. As President and Managing Broker of Preferred Business Brokers, Inc., he has had the opportunity to be personally involved in hundreds of private business sales. The combined personal experience in the public sector with the private business sales has positioned the company to handle both the smaller main street business deals and the larger middle-market business acquisitions. Matt and his wife, Kathy, a professional artist, have five daughters and live in Sandy Springs.
J. SNYPP III, a former GABB board member and recent continuing education class instructor, lives in Dunwoody, grew up in Atlanta, and graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1984 with a BBA in marketing. Mr. Snypp spent more than two decades in the office furniture business before becoming a business broker and has been with Preferred Business Brokers, Inc. for more than fifteen years, serving as Vice President and Associate Broker. He has found success selling businesses in a variety of industries, most recently selling a medical services company and a landscaping business. He is past president of the Dunwoody North Driving Club, a board member of the Dunwoody High School Gridiron Club, and chairman of the Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament which benefits the Dunwoody High School Football Team. He has also served on the board of the Dunwoody High School Tip-Off Club and the diaconate of his church. He is married and has two boys, ages eighteen and twenty-three. Therefore, when he is not selling businesses, he is usually trying to keep up with the boys or involved in some other family activity.
I’ve learned over the years that business brokerage goes beyond the monetary exchange of buying and selling a business.
Selling a business is one of the most important decisions an owner makes. Choosing the right broker to work with in that process is equally important.
Trust confidentiality and diligence is the key to a successful closing where all parties are happy.