Matt is the Managing Partner of Bluestem Resources Group, LLC (Bluestem USA). A native-Tulsan, Matt joined Bluestem following twenty-one years in Executive Management roles for multiple energy-based technology companies in Houston, Texas. Matt started his career in Tulsa in the domestic exploration and production business and migrated into commodity trading with Tulsa-based The Williams Companies. He then advanced to a series of executive level positions with technology start-ups and enterprise-wide software development ventures. His last ten years as a corporate executive culminated in the launching of the U.S division of the Natural Gas Exchange, an online energy commodity exchange and clearinghouse, which is now a subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE NYSE).
Matt’s vast leadership experience base spans from private-equity based technology startups to publicly held energy companies and commodity exchanges. He has launched multiple new ventures that introduced new products and services both domestically and internationally. A “deal maker” by trade, with years of M&A/joint venture expertise, Matt applies his financial experience with project management and client service skillsets to execute timely and profitable results for all Bluestem clients.
With over thirty years of deal making experience, Matt’s primary roles at Bluestem include: buyer and seller representation, pre-sale consultation, market segment analysis and company valuation.
Education & Awards
- BS in Finance from Oklahoma State University
- MBA from the University of Tulsa
Areas of Expertise
- Information Technology/Software
- Wholesale Trade
- Professional Services
- Licensed Realtor
- Certified Business Intermediary (CBI)
- Member of IBBA & M&A Source
When not serving the needs of Bluestem clients, you can find Matt and his wife at their hobby ranch south of Tulsa or serving at their church.
If you are considering selling a business, today or in the future, now is the time to contact Matt to confidentially discover how, together, you can achieve your business sale objectives.
Contact Matt Frye for a free, confidential visit on what you should know today about selling your business.
Thank you and IBG / BluestemUSA for all you effort in the sale of Maxline. Personally, I deeply appreciate your understanding of our situation.
I knew when I hired your firm to help me with my business sale, that you were good. But, I had no idea that you would be as good at this as you are.
Larry Mocha - CEO of APSCO, Inc.
My family . . . hired IBG business to complete the sale of a company owned firm . . . IBG was recommended to us by our CPA. We were extremely comfortable . . . put together a package for us that would value our business. It was very professional . . . amazed at how quickly we went to market, and then . . . received . . . four offers. All of which . . . would've met our objectives. . . a fair price for the business. . . flexibility to spend time with my family . . . we could choose the buyer group that we felt best fit our needs . . . . . . bumps in the road. . . . where . . . IBG excelled. . . able to foresee some of the obstacles that might occur . . . the buyer actually said to me "I think your business broker is earning his money." . . . reason for selling was a personal reason, IBG was very cognizant of this . . . did they know their business? I would absolutely give IBG the absolute highest marks . . . always there to help us . . . when we had a problem. . . . good working relationship . . . would highly recommend them. . . We achieved a price that far exceeded what we expected . . . best of both worlds, because I'm still involved . . . have a small ownership stake . . . flexibility to spend time with my family . . . the best of both worlds for me. I fully attribute to the professionalism and the abilities of staff at IBG.