Jon established the firm in 2004 and has been recognized as one of the top business intermediaries in Florida. Jon has worked extensively across several industries including business services, manufacturing, distribution, financial services and hospitality. Prior to founding Acquivest, Jon built a consulting practice providing asset allocation and investment analysis to 100-150 financial advisors from many of the largest broker-dealers. Jon is also an accomplished commercial real estate investor.
Jon is active with a number of business brokerage and M&A organizations including the Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) and Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Mr. Molayem remains an active member of Jewish Community Center (Maitland), as well as the Downtown Orlando Breakfast Rotary Club, supporting Orlando's inner-city children. More recently, Jon has been invited to the board of venVelo, Orlando's premier early-stage venture fund.
Mr. Molayem received a BS in Chemistry from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College. Mr. Molayem maintains FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 securities licenses through Transact Capital Securities, LLC.
Garren joined the firm in 2016, bringing over 7 years of M&A, finance and lending experience. He has exposure working in numerous industries including banking, technology, lending, retail, and non-profit. Garren also served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including one tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Garren received his bachelor’s degree from Rollins College, and earned his Master of Business Administration from Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.
Sales & Marketing Manager
Since 2008, Oshrat has been helping Acquivest with sales and marketing initiatives designed to maintain superior deal flow for the team. She created and manages a tracking system to sort and lead prospective buyers through sales process, as well as help manage the marketing efforts in originating new clients. Prior to Acquivest, Oshrat served as a senior product manager for Keter Plastic, a $1 billion manufacturer and marketer of resin-based home consumer products.
Ms. Ohana received a BS in Industrial Engineering from Ort Braude College of Engineering. Prior to studies, Oshrat served as Sergeant and trainer for the IDF for two years.
Paul joined the firm in 2009, and is responsible for marketing design, website support and related needs for the company. Paul graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies.