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With over 100 years of collective business experience, we are a team of brokers, consultants, appraisers, advisers and professionals in the Charlotte area, qualified to bring a unique approach to handling the many needs of our business and property clients regardless of their size or concerns. We are The CBA Group and we stand ready to help you when it comes to selling or buying a business including many other ancillary services that may be needed in the transfer of a business.

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Steve Duke


Steve has a diverse background with 30+ years of leadership experience in nearly all aspects of business, including engineering, product and business development, program management and general management.  His experience spans Fortune 500 corporations as well as entrepreneurial endeavors, including small business ownership.  A noteworthy position was General Manager of a $100M Strategic Business Unit. Over the course of his career, in a variety of positions, Steve was the major driver for over $2B of new business.  Although Steve’s time in the corporate world was successful and rewarding, his time as an entrepreneur was where he developed a keen sense for its challenges and opportunities. Steve has enjoyed developing comprehensive strategic plans, negotiating alliances, helping businesses to succeed and looks forward to helping our clients do the same.  

Education and Experience

  • MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY
  • Chief Operating Officer of a start-up consumer products company
  • Founder of premier visual brand communications and custom signage agency
  • Holder of six patents related to high speed electro-mechanical systems
  • Engineer of the Year for major corporation business unit
  • Leader of the Year for major corporation business unit


Contact Information:

Phone: (704) 895-4274

Office fax: (704) 895-4278

Cell Phone: (704) 953-5608





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