Meet Our Team

Cantrell-Griffin Business Brokers was founded in 1983 to help business owners find personal independence and financial freedom.   Our retired founder Bob Cantrell built a team that has since completed over $1 billion of business transactions which is unsurpassed in Northwest Arkansas.   Our team’s business analytical and transaction expertise have helped hundreds of clients gain financial independence.  We are here to help successful business owners with their exit planning and next generation owners find the right opportunity.  


Stewart Nance: Business Consultant, Commercial Real Estate licensed, commercial lender for largest bank in Texas. Masters in Finance & Marketing from Tulane University. Stewart has valued, financed and bought numerous companies for himself and public companies he worked for. He has more than 30 years of land and commercial real estate experience.


Barry Graves: Business Consultant, Commercial Real Estate Licensed. Barry has successfully owned and ran companies for 20+ years and has brokered over $1 billion in real estate deals.  


Melissa Jackson: Administrative Assistant. Melissa has a MS and PhD from the University of Arkansas in Health Science and has a BS from John Brown University. She has management experience in the healthcare sector as well as in the university setting.