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Tim Schinke

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Tim Schinke

Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor

Tim Schinke brings significant industry experience as an advisor with True North Mergers & Acquisitions.Tim has helped many business owners realize their goals by selling their existing business over the years as both a business broker and an advisor.

He has held executive level leadership positions in the technology industry over the course of the past 30 years with companies like Lawson, PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP and Salesforce.Tim brings deep industry expertise in the Managed Services Providers, Software, IT Consulting, and Service Industries areas. Additional areas of focus have included the manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing, healthcare, and retail industries.

He has also contributed as a Management Team member for several small to mid-sized companies and has helped business owners navigate the demands of business ownership.Having broad and deep experiences has allowed him to really understand what it takes to run a small to mid-size company and better serve business owners in most vertical markets.

Tim understands every person has a story and a dream—and both provide significant reasons and aspirations behind the pending transaction. Throughout his career as an advisor, he has helped owners move from their current circumstance to a future aligned with their goals. Typically, well in advance of a sale, he provides guidance for an appropriate exit strategy and successful transaction, always in strict confidence.

Awards and Recognition:

Tim was presented the Warrior Award (and hefty trophy!) in 2020 for consistently displaying “Sunbelt and True North’s Values of Being a Leader and Helping Others in both business and in their personal lives.”

Personal Interests:

Tim’s commitment to volunteer service has included many years of coaching his children’s athletics; teaching Fathering classes and mentoring men at Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge; leading small groups and providing Marriage Counseling & Family ministry leadership at his church. He can also be seen making memories while fishing with his family members.


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