Sean Scannell

(608) 921-7420

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#1 Business Brokerage Firm in WI - Confidential Discreet Sales


Lakes Business Group, Inc

We have experienced staff that bring an investment banking perspective to small businesses. We prepare the best marketing package to assure a good relationship when connecting the buyer and seller of middle market businesses.

WE'RE HIRING: Want to buy a business but haven’t come across the right opportunity yet? Become a business broker for the leading VR Office Nationwide. This is your opportunity to help facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers of privately-held businesses. Most brokers leave the business brokerage industry because they find a business to buy. Responsibilities include evaluating businesses, creating marketing packages and selling business opportunities to buyers. Significant support and leads provided. Compensation is 100% commission. Email resume to Nicole White @

Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Evaluations, General Business Consulting, and Business Brokerage. Contact us today to see why VR is ranked #1 in Wisconsin and has sold more businesses in the world than anyone else! We have handled transactions up to $30,000,000 in business value. Please note that not all of our listings make it to the "open market" especially listings with $1 million in EBITDA or greater. If you are interested in buying or selling a business of this size, please contact Sean directly.

Sean Scannell runs the Madison Area operations of VR - Lakes Business Group Inc, the largest Business Broker in Wisconsin, and is the Vice President of client services. He primarily services the Madison area operations, but can work in any county in the state of Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

VR-Lakes Business Group Inc. helps people buy and sell businesses in a confidential discreet manner. Creative business structures, rich marketing materials and negotiations are our specialties. If you, or someone you know is looking to buy or sell a business, please contact Sean Scannell directly at (608) 921-7420 or You may also contact the front office at: 262.347.2083 or

Lakes Business Group, Inc:

2014: #1 Internationally Ranked VR Office!
#8 International producer in 4th quarter - Sean Scannell - Head of Madison operations and VP Client Services
#1 Internationally Ranked VR Owner - Tim Bullard - President/CEO of Wisconsin

2013: #2 Internationally Ranked VR Office!
Most Valuable Intermediary - Tim Bullard - President/CEO of Wisconsin

2012: #1 Internationally Ranked VR Office!

2011: #1 Internationally Ranked VR Owner (Tim Bullard - President/CEO of Wisconsin)

P.S. Did you know you could buy a business penalty free with your 401K/IRA? So why not work for yourself?!

Areas Served

  • Dane County, WI
  • Jefferson County, WI
  • Columbia County, WI
  • Walworth County, WI
  • Rock County, WI


  • Sean Scannell holds an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) with a specialization in Finance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Co-Owner, The Soap Opera, 319 State Street, Madison, WI 53703

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