Owner, Broker, Business Certified Appraiser
VR Business Brokers of St. Louis
Number of Years as a Business Advisor: 11 years
Current Brokerage Name: VR Business Brokers of St. Louis
Current Brokerage Website: www.vrgatewaystl.com
Association Position Title: Secretary, Bylaws/Policy Committee Chair, Past President (2021)
Brief Career History
Mr. Jeff Kalil is from St. Louis, Missouri, and is the owner of VR Business Brokers of St. Louis. “VR” stands for Valued Representation. Mr. Kalil is an Army veteran with over 30 years of service and is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves. He has over 15 years of management experience from corporate America, including mergers and acquisitions, and he has owned and sold several of his own businesses.
Brief description of why your skills, knowledge, and experiences add value to the position you hold. What special value can you bring to your current position?
Mr. Kalil possesses a Bachelors Degree in Nuclear Engineering and a Masters Degree in Engineering Management, both from the University of Missouri S&T. He was a Cavalry Scout and reconnaissance helicopter pilot on active duty in the Army and eventually transition into corporate America to work with some of the nation’s leading aerospace and defense contractors. He is also a licensed commercial real estate broker in the State of Missouri and is an experienced and qualified Business Certified Appraiser. Mr. Kalil uses those skills and experiences to help business owners and entrepreneurs with valuing, buying, and selling businesses in pursuit of the American Dream. It is from years of leadership experience and technical business skills which he leverages to bring out the best in team work and collaboration to help foster the Association’s goals for education, networking, and professionalism.
What are your professional credentials?
• Business Certified Appraiser (BCA)
• Commercial Real Estate Broker
What are your strongest skills?
Mr. Kalil is a Business Certified Appraiser (BCA) with the International Society of Business Appraisers (ISBA), offering certified business valuations and appraisals which comply with SBA and IRS guidelines.