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In looking for people to work with – as clients, as consultants, as referral partners, and as team members – we seek those who share our values: integrity, passion, and energy/momentum.  With these, we create a winning position for Business Owners, current and future, to move into the next phase of their lives…

Lisa Riley is the founder and president of Delta Business Advisors. In the Business Brokerage and M&A industry since 2011, Lisa is a recognized leader in the field, providing advisory services to business owners in the lower middle market and main street.

Lisa is the 2021 chair of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and past chair of the Arizona Business Brokers Association (AZBBA).  She spearheads the quarterly IBBA/M&A Source Market Pulse Survey, which was created in 2012 to gain an accurate understanding of the market conditions for businesses being sold in Main Street (values $0-$2MM) and the lower middle market (values $2MM -$50MM). This survey provides a valuable resource to business owners and their advisors.

Lisa’s industry knowledge and large network of business owners and advisors ensure business owners maximize their results when it is time to sell or purchase a business. With thousands of businesses in the Phoenix metro and throughout Arizona, Lisa has access to a broad spectrum of business types and sizes.

Lisa holds several certifications, including IBBA’s Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and Coles College of BusinessCertified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP). She also has been awarded the prestigious Tom West Award and several awards for outstanding producer from IBBA and AZBBA. Lisa’s educational achievements include a BA from Benedictine College (KS) and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame (IN).

As a current and former business owner, Lisa understands the demands and freedoms of both one’s business and moving into the next phase in life.

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