Fred Venners founded Fred Venners Company October 15,1981. Since that time he has personally brokered over 350 businesses in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.

Fred Venners has been actively involved with Texas Association of Business Brokers (Board Certified Broker and Vice President), International Business Brokers, Assc.(Certified Business Intermediary), Texas Restaurant Association and the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to Fred Venners starting his career in Business Brokerage, he attended U.S.D. and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1973. Prior to 1981, Fred Venners had worked for the Pillsbury and Marriott Corporations in top managment positions. Fred Venners owned and operated three businesses prior to opening his Business Brokerage Company in 1981.


Shan English,Managing Partner, covering the Western part of the Metroplex, to include Arlington , Fort Worth, Etc.

Shan sold his first company in 1991. A company named by the Ft. Worth Star Telegram Readers Pole as best in Tarrant County. He has owned and operated four successful businesses and was awarded a national federal multi- year contract, before entering into business brokering. He holds a Bachelors Degree-Public Administration, an AA- Business Administration, Graduate of the NFA, and a Certified Public Manager. He is a Past President of the TFC Association and the TFC Executive of the year in 2000.
With 17 years experience selling businesses, combined with his successful career and the full resources of The Fred Venners Company, you can count on frank assessment and an aggressive campaign to get your business in front of potential realistic buyers.


Jon R. Zwerver, Managing Partner, covering the Northern part of the Metroplex, to include Flower Mound,Lewisville, Denton, Southlake, Keller, Etc.

Jon has spent his entire life in the DFW Metroplex. He is very familiar with the growing changes in the North Texas business community. Jon is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor degree of Business Administration. He has spent eighteen years managing and operating businesses in North Texas. As Founder and President of two start-up companies, Jon successfully managed them for many years and sold them at opportune time with Fred Venners. His businesses were recognized as top of their industry during his tenure. He has a strong focus on the hospitality industry and utilizes his many resources and the vast network he has established over the years for many opportunities. As an independent operator for most of his career, he has the expertise to deal with state licensing, township requirements, landlord negotiations and many more obstacles small business leaders face. Put him to work for you! He is focused and results oriented!!!


Larry Thompson, Managing Partner, covering the North Eastern area of Metroplex, to include McKinney, Sherman, Denison, Greenville, etc.

Larry has vast knowledge of the North Eastern Area of the state. He has years of experience in the business world to include marketing, controlling costs, sales, distribution, and all facets needed to operate a successful business.

Larry successfully owned and operated a business in a small community north of McKinney for over 12 years, involving equipment sales, distribution, service center, with sales over 2.5 million before successfully selling the business with Fred Venners.

Larry is extremely knowledgeable and well connected within the North Eastern sector of the Metroplex. With the population growth and business development growing in his area, he can certainly assist Buyers and Sellers for successful
Business transactions.

ADDED VALUE: Larry (Insurance Licensed) also can provide you with your insurance needs at competitive rates.


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