Roy Still is the Office Owner of the CBI TEAM of Northeast Oklahoma located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has been involved with CBI since 2013 and has had great success in business sales, acquisitions and finance and fully understands how to facilitate the intricate process of transferring business ownership. Roy has over 30 years of business experience at the executive level and as an owner/operator of several successful businesses.
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As part of his responsibilities in the corporate positions he has held, Roy has conducted research, negotiations and due diligence for many corporate acquisitions, new start-up locations
Roy is a graduate of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He and his wife Tina reside in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Tina is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and also has many years of experience in contract management and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas industry. Roy is a member of the International Business Brokers Association and
Zaine Ristau is a Business Intermediary at CBI TEAM and a graduate from the University Of Oklahoma Price College Of Business with a dual-degree in Finance and Accounting. Zaine has a variety of experience associated with his military background in Civil Engineering including deployments in conjunction with Operation Freedom and assisting in United Nations humanitarian missions. Additionally, Zaine has business experience in accounting and marketing in Health Care and non-profits. His devotion to customer care and relationship building has proved integral to his career progression.
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Zaine, in addition to his studies at
Zaine has successfully been able to leverage his education, work experience, and military training and apply them to the process and procedures used successfully by the CBI TEAM for the best possible outcomes for our clients.
Patrick is no newcomer to selling businesses. He has been a Business Intermediary in both California and in Oklahoma as well as having owned, operated and sold several small businesses of his own over the years. Patrick also comes to the CBI TEAM with 25+ years of experience in Executive Level Sales Management for several Fortune 500 companies. He believes in a win-win for his clients and understands the personal attachments and concerns business owners face when exiting their businesses.
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Patrick grew up working in his family’s business in Pennsylvania. He played minor league baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies until an injury forced him off the field and into the classroom at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Once he completed his education, he went to work and ultimately became National Vice President of Sales for a major Fortune 500 company. Through the years Patrick has owned several businesses including franchise startups as well as small main street businesses. His latest venture was a coffee shop in downtown Tulsa that he and his wife opened and successfully operated until they sold it to its current owners. Patrick resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his wife.
Before joining the CBI TEAM, Jeff enjoyed a
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Jeff became interested in business sales when several of his long time business clients expressed a desire to exit their businesses and retire. Like most business owners, they were busy working in their businesses and rarely had the time to explore their options. Jeff took it upon himself to learn more about exit strategies and continued his research until he came upon the CBI TEAM.
At that point, he thought “Once I saw the process, the confidentiality, and the tools used by CBI, I knew that I had to become a part of the team.”
Jeff grew up in Enid, Oklahoma and attended college at Southwestern Oklahoma State University at Weatherford, Oklahoma. He spent 4 years in the military and graduated from Infantry Drill Sergeant School at Fort Benning, Georgia. He has a passion for music and performs regularly with his band Regal Country. He currently resides at Keystone Lake.
As Business Manager, Kelly Tivis helps maintain the processes and procedures used by all CBI TEAM offices. He manages the Loans4Biz program, which provides buyers with a variety of competitive financing options for their business acquisitions. He also introduces franchise opportunities to clients who are interested in franchising.
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Kelly joined the CBI TEAM in 2016 after experiencing the challenges and rewards of ownership and management of several family-owned businesses over a fifteen year period. During this time in his life, he and his family also helped found and develop a children’s home in Mexico. Before then, he worked for ten years for Electronic Data Systems as an Information Analyst.
He and his wife have five children and six grandchildren. He enjoys camping, hiking and traveling.