Our Brokers

Don Tate  -  Business Intermediary
Contact Information
1406 Diar Lane
Keller Texas 76248
Phone: (817) 343-7710


Don Tate possesses over 28 years of senior leadership experience, which includes: business development and operations management. Most recently, Don was a Corporate Officer operating as a Unit President for a $7 billion Fortune 500 Company. He has created, turned around and consolidated businesses and operations in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. He grew a $30 million product line to a $200+ million business unit, managed over $8 million annually in capital upgrades, led significant development of new products, negotiated over $100 million in capital equipment, buildings and land, and reduced operating cost with Lean Manufacturing. He has served on the Board for several companies and was featured in the Book, Real Change Leaders.

His expertise includes:

  • P&L management
  • Strategic & Business Planning
  • Customer & Vendor Relations
  • Product & Market Development
  • Key Account Management
  • Asset Management & Risk Assessment
  • Operational & Financial Analysis
  • Budget & Cost Controls
  • Regulatory Compliance & Reporting
  • Organizational & Change Management

Specific Industry Experience:

  • Plastics Extrusion and Fabricating
  • Medical
  • Cold Chain
  • Insulation
  • Alternative Energy
  • Convenience Stores
  • Hair Salons
  • Custom Metal Fabrication
  • Glass Fabrication and Window Manufacturing.

Specific Acquisitions and Business Resales:

  • Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
  • Multiple Convenience Stores with deli, laundry, car wash
  • $90+ Million dollar plastics technology & extrusion acquisition
  • $5+Million complex technology joint for super insulation
  • $3Million Glass fabricating and window manufacturer
  • Many other various acquisition due diligence activities, including one for a $500Million European Business


  • BS Marine Engineering, Mississippi State University
  • Corporate Strategy, Harvard University
  • Executive Leadership, Mississippi Economic Council

With his vast experience and knowledge, Don proudly looks to serve you in your quest to business ownership.

For specific advice and current business listings, please call Don at 817-343-7710 or email at d.tate@murphybusiness.com.


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