Innovative and forward-thinking business solutions and service offerings
Business Advisors Synonymous with Success
The Sentinel brand encompasses an impressive team of professionals, with an extensive track record of successful transactions in our range of services. What differentiates us from any aspiring competitors is the respected and industry leading business model and reputation associated with our brand and our advisors.
The Sentinel ethos is comprised of distinctive, key principles that differentiate our team:
- Innovative and forward-thinking business solutions and service offerings
- An uncompromising commitment to stellar customer service
- Unwavering integrity and ethics throughout our varied enterprises
- A consistent, all-encompassing striving for sheer excellence
- We are fully compliant under the Financial Intelligence Centre Act https://www.fic.gov.za/. Our expert, in-house compliance officer ensures that we adhere to the compliance requirements of the Act.
- We are members of the Cape Chamber of Commerce: http://capechamber.co.za/. The Cape Chamber of Commerce is the oldest member-based organisation on the African continent. It has remained contemporary and relevant, offering a broad range of business services, including information, training, networking, trade facilitation and robust advocacy on behalf of its members.
- We are members of the Estate Agency Affairs Board: https://www.eaab.org.za . All team members hold valid EAAB Fidelity Fund Certificates.
It is a matter of professional pride at Sentinel Commercial Services to hire only the most astute business experts and advisors who are exceedingly proficient in their field(s) of expertise. This is what we look for when inviting new members to join our rank of experts. Below we have included a brief synopsis of some of our team members:
Steven Kay | Head of Operations
Steven is a BCom graduate and has extensive experience in marketing and sales, particularly in the wine and liquor industry. He is skilled in business analysis, valuation and sales. He is a key player in the business sales team and provides valuable insight in the valuation process. He has been involved in the valuation of numerous businesses and properties both large and small, including wine farms, clothing stores, beauty salons and professional services. Steven enjoys adventure motorcycling and outdoor pursuits in his free time.
Le Roi Nel | Head of Consulting Services
Le Roi is a corporate professional with over a decade of management experience. He specialises in organisational management including: finance, strategy development and implementation, change management, marketing and sales, consulting, growth-, strategy- and development facilitation. As a key member of the advisory team his skills and experience are invaluable. Le Roi is a firm believer of continuous improvement which has led to him attaining his Masters degree in Business Management as well as serving as a lecturer. He is an avid hiker and can be found exploring the mountains of the Cape in his free time.
Phillip Rutherford | Senior Business Broker
Johan Taljaard | Senior Business Broker
James Redelinghuys | Business Broker
James is an experienced businessman having owned, operated and scaled multiple businesses across a range of industries. He holds a BCom degree from Stellenbosch University and has over 25 years of business management experience. He has developed a high-calibre range of skills including strategic-, financial-, and project management supplemented with compassionate leadership ability. One of his many achievements has been in the technology industry, where he conceptualised and commercialised security soft and hardware solutions, which have been exported internationally. James is a keen cyclist but a petrol head at heart. He has a knack for mechanics and has completed many custom vehicle passion projects.
William Smith | Business Analyst
William holds a BCom in Business Management. He has a wealth of experience in the financial advisory sphere encompassing insurance and investment. His experience and analytical approach are vital in assisting with Sentinel’s valuation function. In his free time he enjoys working out and various outdoor pursuits with friends.
Joubert Jonck | Accountant
Joubert is a highly experienced Chartered Accountant with a career spanning in excess of 27 years. He has a broad range of skills and experience across multiple industries, including property development, wine farming, FMCG, agriculture, education and hospitality. In addition to having served as a director at a leading accounting group, he has served as a Financial Director in the film industry. He is a massive Formula 1 fan and keen marathon runner having participated in the Two Oceans Marathon.
Chris Veldsman | Valuer
Chris is a Property Valuer by trade. He has assisted various banking and financial institutions, and private clients, in property valuations across the board over the past 23 years. His opinion is highly respected in the industry and he is an asset to our team, where he heads up the Valuations Division.
“We believe that we Add Value with our Team of passionate and highly qualified professionals, advisors, agents and support staff, who are all Inter-connected to assist with all of your Business and Property related needs.”