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Business Intermediary
Phone: (813) 431-3529 10523 Cardera Drive Riverview, Florida 33578


Certified Mergers & Acquisition Intermediary

Luis Zavala brings over 30 years of financial management, business owner, and C-level experience, coupled with the vast resources of Murphy Business Sales and Murphy M&A Advisors, to help small and mid-market business owners prepare their companies for sale and then execute the transition, grow or realign their existing business. He can also help buyers find a business that meets their strategic and financial needs. He is focused on exceptional customer service to his clients, managing the transaction process so that his clients can stay focused on running their business. He is a Certified Mergers & Acquisition Intermediary, and a licensed Real Estate Sales Associate in Florida. Luis is also bilingual. 

Prior to joining Murphy in 2013, Luis was a business owner of a national distribution company and Controller in multiple industries where he was directly responsible for cost reduction and company revenue growth, thus increasing profits. He was instrumental in the acquisition of various businesses throughout his career.

During Luis’ tenure as Chief Financial Officer at Murphy Business & Financial Corporation, he has been involved with the M&A Advisors in many middle market deals as well as valuations for a multitude of companies in many industries.

Garrett B. Jones

Business Intermediary, BCA

Garrett has been analyzing and appraising businesses in a multitude of industries for about a decade. He’s been preparing business valuations for companies ranging from small to middle market in size, for one of North America’s largest business brokerages. His expertise can assist clients looking to estimate or conclude the value of them to maximize the business sale potential or for other means.

Garrett is a member of the International Society of Business Appraisers (ISBA) and holds the coveted Business Certified Appraiser (BCA) title. Furthermore, Garrett is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida.

He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Florida and is about to complete his Master of Science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Business Intermediary
Business Intermediary, BCA