Scott began his career in the Automotive Industry in 1989 in New Port Richey, Florida. Years later, he relocated to Atlanta as Senior Sales Representative for a major Automotive Paint manufacturer.
Scott’s extensive experience includes Auto Body painter, Collision Center owner, “Wagon” Jobber proprietor and Auto Paint & Supply Store owner. Scott’s in-depth knowledge of the Automotive Industry and his entrepreneurial spirit enables him to launch, lead, and grow several automotive-serving entities: Automotive Business Brokers, LLC, AutoBizSales, LLC, AutomotiveMLS, LLC, AutomotiveYellowPages, LLC, and AutoBizBrokers, LLC. Scott is also a partner in Capital Brokers, LLC and Capital Mergers & Acquisitions, LLC. Scott is a licensed Georgia Real Estate Agent and an accomplished Business Broker.
Scott’s passion for the automotive industry is evident in his client feedback and industry achievement. He believes that respect, honesty, integrity, and tenacity are integral to success. He is committed to his clients throughout the business process. His role is to personally and exclusively assist buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in sales and leasing of automotive businesses and automotive-related commercial property. Scott has chosen key personnel to assist him in the development and growth of Automotive Business Brokers in an effort to help his clients succeed.
Scott resides in Cherokee County, Georgia with his wife, Sandra, and their two teenage sons. During his spare time he enjoys playing electric & acoustic bass and spending time with his family.
Tom Kell, PhD
Financial Advisor, Partner
Tom has 36 years of experience in his field, during which he has become an expert in general management, sales, marketing, and investments. On a daily basis he is responsible for coaching executives, reviewing business profiles, organizing seminars, group training programs, consulting and counseling. He has owned and managed several service based businesses including financial services, real estate development, hospitality & entertainment industries.
He served as President and Chairman of two Wisconsin community banks, a mortgage company, an insurance agency, and managed investment portfolios. He and his family have also owned three restaurants, a movie theatre and a gift shop. Prior to these ventures, Tom held several high-level management positions with Commercial Credit, Litton Industries, GE Medical Systems, Walter Heller, PBCC and ITT Financial. Credentials include a Bachelor’s Degree from Mellen University and completing a graduate degree in banking at the University of Wisconsin Graduate School. He also earned a PhD at Hamilton University in Finance. In July of 2008, Tom was inducted into Cambridge Who’s Who Executive, Professional and Entrepreneurial Registry. Tom lives in Cherokee County with his wife Chris, who is also his partner in their professional coaching firm.
Jude began her real estate career in 1999 and earned her Broker designation in 2005. Her real estate practice has included residential real estate sales as well as commercial sales and leasing. She specializes in providing marketing consulting to ABB associates across a variety of disciplines.
Jude graduated with a B.S. from Michigan State University and in her 30 year career since college has served in a variety of marketing positions creating programs for intangibles and service oriented businesses, most notably in the Exposition Industry prior to joining Automotive Business Brokers.
Jude and her fiancé, Greg, reside with their beagle Rex in Alpharetta and her interests include dancing, boating, reading & travel.
Michael Weinstein, JD
Legal Council, Partner
With experience in both the corporate setting and in the courtroom, Atlanta attorney Michael Weinstein views the law from both the legal and business perspectives, providing a proactive approach to clients' litigation, corporate and transactional needs. Raised in Huntington, New York, Michael received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, and graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in New York.
Michael’s specialty is providing expert legal service to corporations and individuals in a cost-effective manner. He specializes in handling employment disputes for companies and individuals, insurance coverage and policy-holder claims, landlord-tenant disputes and a variety of litigation.
Kendrick Armistead, MBA
She began her real estate career in 1998 and spent her formative years at Colliers Turley, Martin, Tucker, a national corporate real estate company in Nashville, Tennessee. There she specialized in both tenant and landlord representation in the evaluation and analysis of office and industrial space requirements, and acquisitions for owner occupants. She continues to assist clients in developing strategic, creative solutions for their real estate needs in leasing office and industrial space on behalf of tenants and landlords, acquisitions and dispositions of commercial buildings for business owners or investors, sale leasebacks, and off market investment property sales. As well as a Georgia Real Estate Brokerage License she holds a BS from the University of Memphis.
With over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Laun's present position includes advertisement management, bookkeeping, marketing and property research and organizing. Laun’s dedication and valuable service to the Automotive Business Brokers' team are consistently demonstrated in her work. Laun lives in Monroe County, Georgia. Laun enjoys reading, cooking and is an exercise fanatic.
Stacy Dazet, BA
Stacy has over 15 years of experience in various specialty fields that include: project management, operations, desktop publishing, executive assistant and accounting. Her cheerful attitude and willingness to go above and beyond what is asked of her wins over her colleagues! Her passion for planning and organizing, and attention to detail is evident in her work. She is reliable and efficient and does every task with great ease and optimism. Stacy is a graduate of Kennesaw State University and a superb writer. Stacy's passion for writing Poetry has led her to further her studies in the subject at Reinhart University. Stacy lives in the beautiful mountains of Northern Georgia with her husband Stan. Her interests are music, poetry, family, and she has a love for nature and animals.
With over 20 years of experience in the Automotive Industry as an Administrative Assistant, her present position includes advertisement management, bookkeeping, marketing and property research and organizing. Sandra’s dedication and valuable service to the Automotive Business Brokers' team are consistently demonstrated in her work. Sandra lives in Cherokee County, Georgia with her husband and two sons. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family.