Team Yellowstone

Tom Emerling owner of Yellowstone Business

Tom Emerling

emerling@yellowstonebusiness.com 
(406) 655-4241

  • Certified Business Intermediary
  • Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser
  • International Business Brokers Association
  • Member Society of Business Analysts Member

Tom Emerling has been a business intermediary and business broker in Montana and Wyoming for 32 years, representing buyers and sellers for a wide variety of businesses.

He has extensive experience working through the complex marketing, negotiation, accounting, legal, and financial issues to successfully bring a business sale or merger and acquisition together in win-win manner for both buyer and seller.

Tom has owned and operated Yellowstone Business Acquisitions since it’s inception in 2000. Yellowstone Business Acquisition’s only focus is to sell businesses for owners ready to sell and seeking a satisfactory transition selling to a new owner.


Mellani ReeseMellani Reese - Yellowstone Business Acquisitions

reese@yellowstonebusiness.com
(406) 200-3062

  • Member International Business Brokers Association

Mellani Reese joined Yellowstone Business Acquisitions to help make your dreams come true! Whether you are buying or selling, Mellani can help you discover your perfect match!

As a member of the International Business Brokers Association, Mellani is currently enrolled in IBBA University working towards her CBI accreditation.  Aside from this formal education, she brings with her an acute ability to listen.  She credits this skill to her recent work in the addiction and psychiatric fields. Also, required for her success in these fields was her true compassion, empathy and confidentiality when dealing with others. With this combination of attributes, Mellani strives to learn your wants and needs to assist in finding the perfect opportunity for you.

Growing up an only child in a small town, Mellani was a natural at making friends in the neighborhood.  School years were spent participating in various activities and sports as a Forsyth Dogie!  After graduation, she moved to Texas and then England but soon returned, realizing that Montana was where her heart was. Billings became her permanent home in 1993.

Family is a huge part of Mellani’s life.  She and her husband John have four grown children as well as 4 beautiful grandchildren that they love to spend time with.  Summers are full of camping and fishing, riding their motorcycles through the beautiful Montana countryside, or just spending time at home with their menagerie of pets. Some call her home a zoo or an animal sanctuary but whatever you call it, just be prepared to have a not so small St. Bernard snuggle on your lap as you throw the ball for her Golden Retriever, while listening to their many birds singing their cheery tunes!  Never a dull moment!

Mellani belongs to Billings Biz to Biz, a local business networking organization, and is also a proud member of The Tenacious Dames, a motorcycle riding club exclusively for women.  The Tenacious Dames work to empower women in all facets of their lives, one of Mellani’s passions.

If you are looking for someone to help you fulfill your dreams, whether buying or selling, put your faith in Mellani.  She will lead you through the entire process, from beginning to end, with compassion, honesty, and integrity.


Richard Martin

richard@yellowstonebusiness.com
(406) 679-3111

A native Montanan and Billings resident since 1976, Richard began buying businesses for himself in October of 1998. Since then he has bought and sold several business, many of which he still owns today. This experience makes him uniquely qualified to help you navigate what can otherwise be a very stressful time. His experience in both real estate and the operational business side will help allow you to maximize your value.

Richard provides both clients and business associates with the highest standards of professional service and unmatched performance in the sale of privately held businesses, mergers & acquisitions, commercial real estate and business consulting. You can be assured Richards team will provide outstanding, experience and knowledgeable strategies and tactical implementation to achieve a successful transaction.

Richards own proven track record of successful business closings, high closing ratios, ready access to buyers and sellers, and unsurpassed standards of business ethics will guarantee a successful sale in the shortest amount of time with the least amount of inconvenience!


Todd Shermann

Todd@yellowstonebusiness.com
(406) 570-8961

Yellowstone Business Acquisitions is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Sherman to their team. Todd is a member of the International Business Broker’s Association, and currently enrolled with the IBBA University to obtain his CBI accreditation. He had previously been manager at Chicago Title in Billings for the last 16 years. Todd is past board member for Big Sky EDA/EDC as well as the Billings Homebuilder’s Association.

Please stop by our office at 3333 2nd Avenue North, downtown Billings to say hello, or give Todd a call at (406) 570-8961.

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