Our Firm

Who We Are:

Gateway Mergers & Acquisitions is a leading DFW business brokerage firm serving business owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Based in Carrollton, Texas, our company strives to guide business owners through the process of ownership transition. Our brokers have a combined experience of over 40 years with a variety of industry specializations. Our highly trusted brokers are masters in converting a business owner’s hard-earned business equity into cash, while also helping buyers realize their dream of becoming independent business owners.

Founded in 1998 and rebranded as Gateway in 2007, the company is made up of three divisions: Gateway Mergers & Acquisitions, Gateway School Sales, and Gateway Business Sales. Industries represented include manufacturing, distribution, retail, automotive, service industries, and more. Gateway Mergers & Acquisitions handles primarily lower middle market transactions with revenues above $5 million. Gateway Business Sales handles main street business transactions with revenues of under $5 million. Gateway School Sales specializes in selling preschools, private primary schools, and other education-related businesses.


Our Mission:

To smoothly transition the ownership of a business from one to another.

Our Team

Michelle Dunn

Managing Partner, M&AMI, CBI, BCB, LREA Michelle Dunn is a Managing Partner of Gateway Mergers and Ac ...


Scott Perry

Managing Partner, CBI, BCB, LREB Scott Perry is a Managing Partner of Gateway Mergers & Acquisitions, LLC. Scott ha ...


Cheryl Hayes

Associate Broker, LREA Cheryl Hayes is a Business Intermediary with 21 years of entrepreneurial experience. She has previously owned an ...


Margaret Perry

Business Broker, CBI, LREA Margaret Perry is a Licensed Real Estate Agent (LREA) with the Texas Real Estate Commis ...