President and Owner
As President and Owner of Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I assist business and franchise owners to confidentially market and sell their businesses. I bring 30 years of Owner/Operator experience to my role, giving me a unique perspective for business brokerage. Having been a business owner for many years, I understand the effort, sacrifice, and dedication that goes into running a successful business. I’m passionate about helping other business owners accomplish their goals. Those looking to buy or sell a business come to me for my knowledge of financial information, how businesses operate, and what makes them successful.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I help business owners determine the value of their businesses. My primary role is a business advisor as well as a business valuation analyst, both of which involve creating a clear picture of what businesses are worth. Scott and I have a 30-year professional relationship built upon honesty and integrity, two traits I consider essential to good business.
Chief Compliance Officer & Real Estate Broker
As Chief Compliance Officer of Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I am responsible for ensuring our contracts, agents, and accounts are all handled and managed according to Minnesota State Law. As Real Estate Broker, I oversee all commercial real estate sales and acquisitions. In both roles, I rely on my skills as a hard worker, ambitious leader, and creative problem solver to accomplish whatever tasks lay before me. Being a business owner since 2004, I bring a time-tested combination of expertise, professionalism, energy, and determination to everything I do.
As an office support team member for Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I assist with all functions of our office; everything from interviews to taking notes. As Scott’s wife, I’ve also been helping with all aspects of our business since we opened the office in November of 2015. Two things I’m especially proud of in our business is our emphasis on teamwork and the way we interact with our clients. At Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, we understand and empathize with our clients as we help them through the process of buying or selling a business. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my children, gardening, yard work, golfing, and teaching Sunday School at our church.
As an office manager for Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I am involved in all aspects of our business office. I am involved with everything from accounting to managing Salesforce.com. I enjoy working with numbers and leading projects, as well as being part of a team effort to achieve our goals. I’ve been working with Scott since 1997, and am proud of the team commitment we provide our clients when they are looking to buy or sell a business. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family, gardening, and reading.
As an office support team member for Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I assist with all functions of our office, everything from document prep to facilitating meetings. I enjoy the variety of work and learning new things. I have worked with Scott for nearly 20 years, and am proud to be a part of a team that focuses on closely interacting with clients throughout their entire buying and selling process. In my spare time, I enjoy working in my flower garden, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
As a Business Advisor for Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I am directly involved with helping people looking to buy or sell a business. My experience has included being a commodity trader and investor for a private company based in Oregon, and working for a full service brokerage and investment firm in Minnesota.
I graduated with a degree in business from a private college in Minnesota. While running my own business in college, I found my passion for business entrepreneurship. This passion has grown into a desire to help business owners who are looking to sell and move on to the next phase of life, as well as helping entrepreneurs and prospective buyers find what suits them. In my free time, I enjoy being in the outdoors, camping, hiking, and playing sports.
Marv Soldner brings an enthusiasm for sharing the knowledge and experience he’s curated throughout his 40-year career. As someone who’s experienced in and fascinated by all areas of business, Marv enjoys providing tailored, one-on-one advising to clients on all things business related. Having held numerous positions within the same company, from General Manager and VP of Sales & Marketing to Chief Operating Officer and President, Marv is accustomed to approaching business from many angles – a skill he brings to his role as a Transworld Business Advisor.
When he’s not working, Marv volunteers for several business-focused mentorship programs and spends time with his wife Janet and their eleven grandchildren.
Dan Huber brings over 30 years of business experience to his role as a Transworld Business Advisor. Since graduating from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and Marketing, Dan has gone on to found multiple businesses, oversee and contribute to their exponential growth, and successfully sell those businesses. Dan excels at managing professional relationships, identifying opportunities, and understanding the importance of timing in relation to business decision-making.
In his community, Dan participates in the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, and the CEO Round Table. When he’s not working, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife Sonia, his daughters, and his border collie lab Mason. His hobbies include traveling to warm destinations, golfing, working out, biking, attending his church’s bible study and readers group, and cheering for Minnesota sports.
As a Business Advisor for Transworld Business Advisors of Minnesota, I’m part of a global network of brokers offering a turnkey solution for those that want to build a solid business and future for themselves while maintaining a balanced quality of life. It's my job to guide you through the process and find the right fit for you!
My family has owned a land developing company for over 35 years which is where I found my love for both business and real estate. I recently graduated from Drake University with a degree in business advertising, and I’m excited to incorporate what I’ve learned and apply it to Transworld for optimal success in this industry!
Jim brings a wealth of experience as a businessman and an educator to his role as a Transworld Business Advisor. As an educator, Jim taught courses in marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship. In the business world, Jim worked in direct sales, retail management, and franchise consulting. He has also been an investment partner in two local businesses: a hotel and a digital media company. Jim earned his master’s degrees from Keller Graduate School of Management (M.B.A.) and University of Minnesota (M.Ed).
Jim is an active member of the Twin Cities Independent Business Alliance. He was a founding member and past-president of the Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and is an ongoing advocate for financial education for youth and young adults. When he is not working, Jim spends time with his wife and daughter and their dog, Sombra. Jim likes to participate in golf, tennis, bicycling, inline-skating, ice-skating, and cross-country skiing. He is an avid fan of Big Ten football and Minnesota Twins baseball.