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Meet Our Team

Spreading our roots in the heartland with offices in Central Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas, River Valley Arkansas, Tulsa Oklahoma and growing!

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The Home Office Team

Carl Grimes

Founder/Chairman

Contact Carl
479.770.8989
carl.grimes@cbiteam.com
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Dave Godwin

Strategic Growth Advisor/Intermediary

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479.770.8989
Dave.godwin@cbiteam.com
Value Builder

Kelly Tivis

Business Manager

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479.770.8989
kelly.tivis@cbiteam.com
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Amanda Keeney

Growth Strategy & Marketing

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479.770.8989
amanda@cbiteam.com
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Brian Small

Web Design & Support

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The Office Owners

Carl Grimes

Founder/Chairman

Jon Holbert

NWA Managing Partner

Connor Grimes

Central Arkansas Office Owner

Roy Still

Tulsa Office Owner

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New to the Heartland?

Here are some helpful links to help you get to know our areas:

Central Arkansas

Doing Business in Arkansas

Under the leadership of Governor Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas has taken steps to remove many bureaucratic burdens that hinder startup, relocation and expansion processes. The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has established a “single point of contact” system to help prospects do business with ease. AEDC’s Business Development Team stays up-to-date on incentives for job creation, research and development, investment and more.

City of Little Rock

The capital city of Arkansas is also the state’s largest municipality, with nearly 200,000 people calling it home. The City of Little Rock employs approximately 2,500 employees in 14 departments. It is our mission to ensure our City is a safe, secure, and prospering place for all to live, work, and play.

Little Rock Chamber

Where miles equal minutes, over 1 million people live within 50 minutes of downtown Little Rock. Within the metro area, unique communities and counties are united to compete as one common, globally-recognized brand – Little Rock. From large worldwide companies to new tech startups, we have the workforce, partners, and programs that will help you create success. Some of these worldwide companies include Acxiom, Caterpillar Inc., Dassault Falcon Jet Corp., Dillard’s Inc., FIS Global, LM Wind Power, L'Oreal USA Products, Inc., Stephens Inc., and Welspun Tubular, LLC.

Northwest Arkansas

Explore-Northwest-Arkansas

Explore Northwest Arkansas

Artsy, historic, vibrant, authentic. Four counties, 10 cities, dozens of things to see and do. Enjoy the perfect mix of big-city fun and small-town charm. Explore our distinctive downtowns, the great outdoors, world-class art and more. Expect the unexpected in “Naturally Fun” Northwest Arkansas!

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NWA Council

Fueled by an amazing entrepreneurial spirit, Northwest Arkansas emerged from modest beginnings to become one of the nation's dynamic economic regions. Industry leaders such as Walmart, Sam’s Club, Tyson Foods, Simmons Foods, and J.B. Hunt started here, and Northwest Arkansas is the home of the University of Arkansas, the state’s flagship campus. The presence of those companies and the university drives Northwest Arkansas economic growth.

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Walton Family Foundation

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – As America’s Heartland becomes more of a concentrated focal point economically, culturally and politically, the Walton Family Foundation released new research today outlining key perspectives that could help shape the geographic makeup of the Heartland for generations to come.

Fort Smith Arkansas (River Valley)

Fort Smith Chamber

The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce provides vision and leadership to enhance the quality of place for businesses and individuals in the Greater Fort Smith Region. The Chamber works to grow the economy, provide networking and training opportunities for members, and is the legislative advocate for the region.

Fort Smith Arkansas

The Unexpected is a downtown revitalization project created by 64.6 Downtown. The project began in 2015 and has transformed downtown Fort Smith into a world-class destination for urban and contemporary public art. The growing collection of permanent/semi-permanent outdoor art now includes more than 30 pieces by highly sought after international artists such as D*Face, Ana Maria, Askew, Okuda San Miguel, Bordalo II, Maser, and so many others.

Tulsa Oklahoma

Tulsa Oklahoma Chamber

Whether your motivation is to build relationships, access resources, advocate for the region or invest in our community, the Tulsa Regional Chamber is the means to achieve your business goals. Through a variety of partnerships and visionary civic leadership, the Chamber mobilizes resources to support and sustain the economic prosperity of the Tulsa region.

Tulsa4Tesla

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — "When America's most valuable automaker needs a home in mid-America, Tulsa is the clear choice." A new Tesla for Tulsa video does not beat around the bush. "It was in Tulsa that transportation first united our country. How befitting that we evolve and continue this narrative?" the video asks the viewer.