John W. Zoellner, President

John W. Zoellner founded Zoellner, Garten & Company in 1988 after spending over 17 years as a Commercial Lender in the Banking industry. He has undergraduate degrees in Finance and Economics and a Masters of Business Administration – Finance degree. Mr. Zoellner has “hands-on” experience, having started, purchased and sold businesses. He currently serves as an Advisor and/or Member of the Board of Directors for several areas businesses.

Terry Wagner, Senior Vice President

Terry Wagner joined Zoellner, Garten & Company in 2009. He is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. Terry’s experience includes over 25 years of business ownership. He founded several local companies that he grew and eventually sold to large corporations such as Brambles Industries and The Cintas Corporation. Terry brings extensive knowledge and experience in sales and marketing and understands how businesses operate.

Jim Sachs, Senior Vice President

Jim Sachs joined Zoellner Garten & Company in October 2014. He spent the early part of his career as a commercial lender in the Dayton/Southwest Ohio region, then directed an educational publishing company for seven years before entering the Business Broker/Merger & Acquisition profession in 1997. Jim has successfully facilitated over 100 M & A transactions and provided unparalleled advice to numerous entrepreneurs. Jim will lead Zoellner Garten’s efforts in the Miami Valley and northern communities, continuing to provide merger and acquisition, capital formation, and related services to privately owned business in the area.

Personnel Resources/Associates

Throughout our many decades serving clients, we have met and worked with individuals with expertise in almost every industry and discipline. They have expertise in heavy and light manufacturing, distribution, retail, food service, franchising, and service industries of all types. More importantly, they are available to be engaged as needed to satisfy the unique needs of our clients as those needs arise