Dennis Matzel has 50+ years of business, management, and entrepreneurial experience. He owned and operated a high-volume Carvel Ice Cream Franchise at the age of 23. This venture opened the door to a lifetime of business ownership, consulting, investing, real estate portfolio management, and insurance brokerage. He partners with individuals, families, and businesses to help others reach their full potential and successful financial outcomes.

After serving in the United States Army (including a tour in Vietnam), Mr. Matzel studied business, insurance, finance, and investment analysis, graduating from Brooklyn College, City University of New York [CUNY] with a B.A. in Economics.

His additional education includes graduate coursework in accounting, business organization, and management at Arizona State University and The University of Phoenix. He also taught an undergraduate business class at Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Mr. Matzel holds the following professional licenses/affiliations:

  • Nevada Department of Business and Industry: Life, Health, and Property and Casualty Insurance

  • Nevada Contractors Board

  • California Department of Real Estate, Broker

  • California Department of Insurance: Life, Health, Property, and Casualty.

Dennis has received numerous accolades for outstanding achievements and contributions to business and his community throughout the years. His professional network and expertise have resulted in several public speaking engagements throughout the years (which he loves!).

When he’s not working, Dennis loves mentoring others, reading, and spending time with his family–this includes his wife of 47 years, their two daughters, and five grandchildren.