Marquita Trenier Wiley
Marquita Trenier Wiley is Business Broker for Innovative and a Business Executive with over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services industry. She is President of Trenier Enterprises, LLC, a multi-business holding company. Marquita established Trenier Enterprises, LLC in 2005 and has grown the business through both acquisition and de-novo start-up. Trenier Enterprises, LLC is a holding Company comprised of: Trenier Consulting and Trenier Business Brokerage. Marquita is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Illinois and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor as well as a Certified Business Intermediary. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is active in the community, serving on the Executive Advisory Board for the John Cook School of Business at St. Louis University and the Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Linda Miller is a licensed real estate broker. Linda joined the Kunkel Commercial team in 2007. She has been involved with many aspects of commercial real estate since 2004. Innovative Business Advisors is a separate company working in conjunction with Kunkel Commercial Group, Inc. Working for both companies, this places Linda in an excellent position to offer resources to clients looking to sell their business and business owners seeking to purchase businesses.
Linda has represented investors, developers, financial institutions, farmers, churches and corporations in various capacities of commercial real estate.
Prior to specializing as a Broker in Commercial Real Estate, Linda previously held positions as the Director of Business Development for Quality Testing and Engineering, (a consulting environmental/geotechnical engineering firm) and as Director of Business Development for a land developer in Missouri.
Linda’s tenacity, strong communication skills and knowledge of county/municipal/government building and zoning regulations and incentives enables her to effectively assist her clients as buyers, sellers and/or landlords/tenants. She has represented clients in the sale and purchase of hundreds of acres of farmland and investment buildings/properties. She has also leased several thousand square feet of office, retail and warehouse space. She has worked closely with clients to sell their business and property. Linda has been featured in the Illinois Business Journal for her accomplishments in the commercial real estate industry.
Understanding a client’s need for open communication, she provides each with a detailed marketing plan and constant updates during the progress of selling and/or leasing the property.
Linda is a native of Belleville and resides in Swansea. She served two years as president of the Swansea Chamber of Commerce, is a Rotarian of St. Clair County Rotary (West), an associate member of the Southwestern IL Council of Mayors, and served for six (6) years on the Advisory Council of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. A new venture for her is joining the board of directors for the Special Needs Foundation for Community Link, Inc.
Thomas Netzer – Advisory Director
Thomas Netzer provides a perspective honed by 30 years of experience in middle market business financing and consulting to the Innovative team. With experience as a Regional President, Chief Credit Officer, Senior Lender, and Consultant, Thomas understands transaction structure and what is required to provide successful representation for Innovative clients. He has been involved in company acquisitions and divestitures, as well as working with customers to model and evaluate cash flow and capital required for future needs. A former business owner and operator, Thomas understands the unique demands of business ownership and brings his knowledge of deal structure, negotiation, and sales to clients. Thomas is a resident of the metro east area and is actively involved with community affairs. He and his wife have four children.
Teresa spent 23 years in the financial services industry as a Bank Examiner with the OCC; Director of Compliance for three banks, a mortgage company and an auto leasing company; and as a Director of Financial Services at one of the largest consulting businesses in the United States. She received two merit awards for her work at the OCC; earned three certifications while working for the consulting firm; and was named Executive of the Year in Banking Compliance in 2010. She possesses much experience as an excellent troubleshooter drawing on superior analytical skills and considerable experience/knowledge. Teresa is able to find win-win solutions the business and customer service needs. She is a dynamic professional with a holistic approach to organizational issues, solutions, and the operational skills to achieve success. Teresa enjoys working with entrepreneurs to build a bridge between where they are today to where they want to be in the future. To do this, she partners with business owners to help them get back to working ON their business, rather than working IN their business. The process allows business owners to be able to achieve the Income, Lifestyle, Wealth, and Equity (ILWE) they desire, while adding value to their business. Teresa is a Certified Value Builder.