A seasoned veteran of assisting business buyers and sellers in a wide range of businesses throughout Indiana for more than three decades, Larry Metzing is a Senior Partner at Indiana Business Advisors.
He has been an investor or principal in several businesses serving the healthcare, apparel manufacturing, office coffee service, retail chocolate franchise, domestic product manufacturing, residential real estate development, residential construction, industrial real estate and GPS technology for transportation and fleet management.
Metzing’s extensive personal network with buyers, sellers, accountants, bankers, attorneys and other business associates is an added value for any client relationship.
He began his career in 1970 with Ernst & Ernst in Indianapolis. A decade later, he formed an entity to acquire, own and operate a chain of nursing homes, a business he later sold. In 1981, Metzing co‐founded Indiana Business Brokers and through mergers became Indiana Business Advisors which has become Indiana’s largest and most experienced business intermediary.
Metzing earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ball State University. He is an Indiana certified public accountant and a licensed real estate broker. He serves Ball State University as Vice Chair and Executive Committee member of the Alumni Council, member of the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, and a Director of the Ball State Foundation. He is a member and past president of the Venture Club of Indiana.
In 2005, Metzing was recognized by the Indiana Certified Public Accountant Society as Outstanding CPA in business and industry. In 2012, Metzing was inducted into the Ball State Miller College of Business Hall of Fame.