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We want you to achieve everything you spent your life working to build. Our expert advisors look forward to speaking with you about your business and future goals.

Schedule a 30-minute call with Erica Gilson, Chief Operating Officer, to discuss how True North M&A can assist you with your exit strategy or acquisition plan.
Erica Gilson
Chief Operating Officer
Available 8 am to 5 pm CT

Decades of Experience. A History of Service.

At True North Mergers & Acquisitions, our mission is to help owners achieve their exit goals, and we’re frequently referred to our clients by their trusted advisors. Many of us have built and sold successful companies of our own — that’s why we celebrate the founders and business owners who add so much to our economy, our lives, and the American dream.

It’s Our Culture That Makes Us Different

We Take Action

Our professional advisors bring perseverance, problem-solving, and a “get it done” attitude to the table.

Our Team Works Hard & Plays Hard

We balance a strong work ethic that brings profitable results to our clients within a culture that celebrates the process.

We’re Leaders In More Ways Than One

At True North Mergers & Acquisitions, we’re a leader to our clients, a leader in the marketplace, and leaders to each other.

We Believe in Teamwork

We bring our whole selves and work as a team to deliver world-class service to our clients.

Help People First & Success Will Follow

We’re devoted to encouraging, equipping, collaborating and uplifting all who come in contact with us.

It’s All About Servant Leadership

This is the core purpose of why we exist — placing the needs of others before ourselves. Success will follow.

Connecting for Success:
True North Annual Summit 2023

Find out how our 2023 Summit united C-suite executives, business owners, and M&A experts,
enabling them to connect, exchange market insights, and discover the keys to business profitability.

Our Advisors Bring You Expertise, Market Knowledge & Industry Contacts

The professional team of advisors at True North Mergers & Acquisitions brings decades of experience to business founders and owners who are preparing to exit their businesses. You’ll benefit from our marketplace and specific industry expertise that helps ensure you get the most out of your life’s work.

Meet the Team


Our firm was founded by the owners of Sunbelt Business Advisors and under this ownership, we’ve executed successful mergers and acquisitions for nearly 25 years.


Trademarks for the Compass Exit Opinion™ and QuietAuction Process™ are approved.


Trademarks for the Compass Exit Opinion™ and QuietAuction Process™ are applied for.


Sunbelt / True North Mergers & Acquisitions is recognized as the #1 firm in the United States by IBBA and M&A Source.


True North Mergers & Acquisitions is launched.


Sunbelt completes its first $100 million M&A transaction.


Sunbelt Minneapolis achieves the milestone of over $3 billion in transaction value.


Sunbelt Minneapolis achieves the milestone of over $2 billion in transaction value.


Sunbelt Minneapolis achieves the milestone of over $1 billion in transaction value


Sunbelt opens in Minnesota

What Our Clients Say About Partnering With Us

Our advisors’ decades of experience, market knowledge, and industry expertise have proved invaluable to our clients. Here’s what they say about working with the True North Mergers & Acquisitions team.

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Katherine Waymire

“One of the things I really appreciate about True North M&A is that they had advisors with specific experience selling companies in my space. And that brought so much more intelligence to the selling process.”

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