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Integrity. Vision. Success.

Talon Kuhns, CM&AP, M&AMI

Talon Kuhns, CM&AP, M&AMI


Talon is a highly experienced and accomplished business intermediary and M&A advisor.

He holds the Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP) and Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI) designations. Talon has a proven track record of closing mutually beneficial transactions and forging long lasting business relationships with sellers and buyers.

Talon demonstrates a high degree of focus and dedication while leading transactions on behalf of his clients. He is a very execution oriented professional that strives to meet and exceed his clients exit strategy objectives. His straightforward, consultative approach and critical thinking make Talon a valuable ally for any business owner striving to maximize their exit in a very timely manner.

Talon is responsible for facilitating, negotiating, and closing engagements, as well as the overall vision and direction of the firm.

He resides in Allen, TX with his wife and family. Talon is very proud to represent that ATK Ventures is a Christian M&A firm that reaps what it sows.

Lisa Kuhns

Lisa Kuhns

Director of Client Relations

Lisa has over 25 years of experience building trusting client relationships. With her friendly, outgoing personality she possesses the uncanny ability to connect with clients and truly cares for them. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M, is a licensed realtor, and is responsible for helping ensure every client has an exceptional experience. She resides in Allen, TX with her husband Talon and their three children, Kayla, Aubree and Braden. Lisa enjoys the beach, spending time with her family and sharing God’s love.
Glen Horowitz

Glen Horowitz

Managing Director

Glen joined the firm after over 25 years of successfully owning businesses and working in upper level management positions. Since he has personally exited a business twice, he understands the needs of our clients. He genuinely enjoys helping our clients reach their goals and exceeding their expectations. His business background is diverse which allows him to understand many different verticals. His quick thinking and trustworthiness has helped him become a master negotiator that will allow you to maximize your exit.

Glen, along with his wife Jennifer and their two sons, enjoy spending time on their family farm where they just completed the construction of a family chapel.

Jeff Marlow

Jeff Marlow

Director of Business Development

Jeff is a high-performing business development professional with over 25 years of experience in venture capital and the oil and gas industry. His extensive background has enabled him with the skillset to build lasting business relationships with individuals from all walks of life. Jeff has the innate ability of establishing strategic partnerships between business owners and investors and has a proven track record of connecting them with opportunities to grow their business and increase their wealth. Jeff has been happily married for the last 26 years and has 5 children and 5 grandchildren. He's a devout Christian and man of God.
Russ Patinson

Russ Pattinson

Business Development

Russ is a veteran and an entrepreneur with over four decades of experience owning a successful business. In January of 2023 he sold his company with the help of ATK Ventures. He knows firsthand the challenges business owners face and now, having been through a successful exit, understands how challenging it can be to sell a company as well as the value ATK Ventures brings to our clients. In fact, Russ had such a great experience working with ATK Ventures, that he decided, rather than retiring, he would put his skillset to work developing business for the firm. Russ has been happily married to his beautiful wife Rosie for 28 years. They have 1 son and 1 granddaughter and enjoy spending time with their family and friends. Russ has experienced many miracles and on any given day can be found on the golf course or riding his Harley.