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Mike Forest

Office: (479) 770-8989
Cell: (870) 405-9417

Mike Forest confidentially helps people Sell & Buy businesses to secure their financial future

Mike Forrest joined CBI as the Manufacturing Sales Advisor after 25 years of corporate management experience. He has worked with companies in the Fortune 100 and is associated with local businesses within his community.

Mike has consulted with manufacturers in metal fabrication, automotive, aerospace, and commercial construction. As a certified business coach, he has advised clients on direct sales, information technology, marketing, local and national retail. 

He has earned certifications in project management (PMP #1701633), ISO 9000, and business coaching. Mike has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas and a master’s degree in leadership from the Dallas Theological Seminary.  

Mike is native to central Arkansas. He has been married to Marian, a business owner for over 25 years. They have a daughter and two sons. Mike’s favorite place is the Norfork river in early fall casting his flyrod for trout.

For a Confidential Inquiry, Contact Mike!

Manufacturing Business Listings

Loans4Biz is designed to make the lending process quicker and more efficient. This program helps buyers obtain third party lending and also keeps buyers from hearing anything but “yes” from lenders who want to do their lending.

CBI provides advisory services for sellers. As a Certified Value Builder System™ Advisor, CBI offers leading edge valuation tools to value and evaluate your business and deliver a path forward. Not only will we help you create a company that will survive beyond it's sale, we'll help protect your equity and and find ways to help you earn more money when it’s time to exit.

CBI - Selling Businesses Is Our Business

Our most recent transactions:​

Russell Self storage

Acquired by:
My Storage Rogers, LLC.

John C. Udouj, General Dentistry

Acquired by:
Dr. Riddle

ACTSion Graphics

Acquired by:
Jacob Frese