Mary Lou VanDeusen

Business Intermediary

Mary Lou VanDeusen

Mary Lou has lived in the Green Bay area for most of her life and has firsthand experience buying and selling business with the most recent of Karvana’s, The Creamery, Club Chalet, Newingham’s as well as property sales. As a female business owner, successful entrepreneur and business intermediary, she brings a unique perspective to Creative Business Services. Mary Lou has personally owned, operated and sold a number of businesses.

She is a Charter Member of the Home-Based Business Association of Green Bay, member of the Women’s Management Association, Wisconsin Restaurant Association, Wisconsin Assisted Living Association, IBBA, and Wisconsin Realtors Association. After Michael Schwantes assisted her in selling one of her businesses, he recruited her to work at CBS-Global as an independent Business Intermediary specializing in the Main Street sales.

Sector Focus

Accommodation, Food & Beverage

The Accommodation, Food & Beverage industry is a thriving one, particularly in larger cities and high tourist areas. No matter where you travel in the United States, you can rely on being able to find lodging or food within a reasonable driving distance.

This industry provides jobs to nearly 13 million Americans and is a major contributor to the Gross National Product.

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

The Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation sector includes a wide range of establishments that operate facilities or provide services to meet varied cultural, entertainment, and recreational interests of their patrons.

The Arts, Entertainment and Recreation industry is made up of a wide range of establishments and facilities that provide patrons with cultural, entertainment or recreational services.


To successfully navigate transactions within the Healthcare industry, a business intermediary requires expert level knowledge and relationships.

Business intermediaries at Creative Business Services have and can successfully perform your buy / sell within the healthcare industry. The Creative Business Services team is dedicated to understanding the complex industry dynamics and providing superior advisory services to companies that operate within it.


Retail is a for-profit industry in the service sector that employs multiple distribution channels to sell consumer goods to the public in relatively small quantities.

Retail businesses include brick-and-mortar shops, stores, mail order businesses and Internet companies who sell directly to the end customer.

Convenience Stores

Convenience stores are categorized as retail businesses with primary emphasis placed on providing the public a convenient location to quickly purchase from a wide array of consumable products (predominantly food or food and gasoline) and services.

Creative Business Services provides a thorough evaluation to determine the maximum sales value of the real estate property, gasoline contracts, current gas inventory, convenience store product inventory, lottery ticket commissions, hot food service, cigarette sales, alcohol sales, car wash revenues, repair bay sales and other assets of a convenience store business.


Successful Transactions

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CBS-Global expert: Mary Lou VanDeusen, Michael Schwantes
Industry: Healthcare
CBS-Global expert: Mary Lou VanDeusen, Tom Martin
Industry: Retail

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