Karen Tipton Earns M&AMI Certification

Sunbelt office owner earns M&AMI certification from M&A Source.

Tulsa, OK, July 05, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Sunbelt®, the world’s largest business brokerage network, is pleased to announce that Karen Lee Tipton has earned the Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) certification from M&A Source, a division of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). She was recently honored at the IBBA’s Conference for Professional Development in Memphis, Tennessee.

“Earning M&AMI certification requires significant dedication to education and the brokerage industry,” stated Ed Pendarvis, Sunbelt Founder and Chairman Emeritus. “Karen is part of an elite group of intermediaries and we are honored to have her as a part of our network.”

Karen is the office owner of the Tulsa and Oklahoma City Sunbelt offices and enjoys representing sellers in the transfer of their business. Ms. Tipton specializes in mergers and acquisitions and has transactional experience in the United States , Europe, and the Middle East. She is active in the community through her membership to the Rotary Club of Tulsa, the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, and the International Linen Registry Foundation. Karen and her husband Ben currently reside in Tulsa, where she enjoys architectural art and spending time with her eight grandchildren.

Sunbelt was founded in 1978 in Charleston, South Carolina and began franchising in 1993. The Company specializes in helping individuals and companies buy and sell businesses in all four areas of the private business market: Main Street Business Sales, Franchise Sales, Franchise Resales and Mergers & Acquisitions. There are currently 300 Sunbelt offices on six continents. To learn more, please visit www.sunbeltnetwork.com.

Melissa Martie
Karen Tipton
Sunbelt of Tulsa