Our Team

Our Team

Our Team of Experienced Business Brokers


John Oberg

 John Oberg, Designated Broker & Principal

Tucson Business Broker John Oberg began working as a business advisor and broker in 2000 after 18 years of owning and operating his own businesses. John brings a lot of real world experience to share with his clients. Concentrating on general business brokerage, or main street businesses, his focus is not on a specific industry but rather he assists owners in selling all types of businesses. John is a member of the Southern Chapter of the Arizona Business Brokers Association (AZBBA) and is a licensed real estate broker in Arizona. Through courses from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) John has learned how to analyze the health and marketability of businesses

Currently John is The Designated Broker with Allen & Young Business Brokerage, a Tucson based company working with sellers and buyers of businesses in Tucson and southern Arizona.



Carrie Allen


Carrie Allen, Associate Broker & Founder

Carrie Allen has owned and operated service and retail businesses since 1977. She began helping clients buy and sell businesses in 1999.

Having raised a family in Arizona, she combines an affinity for the Southwest with an incisive knowledge of the market. With a focus on business sales and appraisals, Carrie is a licensed real estate professional and business broker in Arizona. Her industry experience includes service businesses professional service businesses, retail, construction, wholesale and manufacturing.

She served as the Chair of the Southern Chapter of the Arizona Business Brokers Association, and was a Founding Member and Treasurer of the State Organization. Other professional organizations include the Saguaro Business Club; and the Tucson Catalina Rotary Club (where she served as President).

Carrie received the 2007 Business Broker of the Year Award from the Arizona Business Brokers Association, and was recognized for her accomplishments by former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano and Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup.


Jane McMurray Coppola

Jane Coppola, Business Broker

Jane Coppola has lived in the heart of Tucson since 1979. A University of Arizona graduate, she holds a post-degree certification as a paralegal. In addition to her experience in the legal field, she has held positions in business management, contract administration, facilities planning and operations, research, marketing and event planning, and small business ownership.

Having worked for small businesses as well as large corporations, Jane understands the challenges of management unique to varied types of businesses of differing sizes. As a small business owner herself, Jane understands the difficulties that must be overcome when building a successful business. She is committed to helping business owners maximize the return on their efforts by obtaining the best possible sale price for her clients. Jane is equally committed to helping buyers acquire solid businesses for the most favorable value and terms.

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Tucson and Southern Arizona Business Brokerage
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2007 Business Broker of the Year

2007 Business Broker of the Year