About Us

History of "Business Exchange"

The first nation-wide barter company was founded by M.J. (Mac) McConnell & Norma Heberer in Los Angeles, California in 1960. The name ‘Business Exchange’ was acquired by Alan Elias when the parent company went out of business. Alan worked under Mac, operating an area office in Oklahoma, but soon obtained the Business Exchange name.

Business Exchange Today

Business Exchange is a trade group of over 500 Members. It works just like a checking account providing its members the opportunity to trade products and services through barter. We are adding new client’s daily basis; most coming from referrals from current members excited by what barter has to offer. Our trade brokers give priority to meeting the needs of our clients, providing service that is professional, prompt, and friendly.

Membership

Barter Network Membership provides business professionals and entrepreneurs working with you to build your business. You can use trade dollars to purchase things you already use to run your business. Examples of these are: Advertising, Credit Card Processing Service, Bookkeeping/ Payroll /Tax Services, Phone Service & Repair, Computer Service & Repair, Company Uniforms, Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies, Window Washing, Pest Control, and much, much, more! Barter is a great way to free up the cash you would normally be setting aside for these expenses. It just makes good business sense.

Networking / Relationship Building

With monthly breakfast and luncheon meetups, mixers, trade shows, expos and events, we provide opportunities for our members to intermingle, build relationships and market their products and services.

Daniel Abraham Elias President

Danny, a young Tulsa entrepreneur is supporting a customer base, marketing and reaching out to a local community and leading a team of professionals as he manages complex operations and keeps the ball rolling on his purchase of Business Exchange Oklahoma.

Championing Tulsa's small business and entrepreneurial community Daniel is successfully moving the business into the 21st Century. Expanding their social media presence, incorporating state-of-the-art technology, acting as an emissary for the bartering network, and managing clients while experiencing continual growth, Daniel has become a highly respected, celebrated and often emulated business and community leader. As a Certified Trade Broker with years of experience, a working knowledge of Barter and sound leadership skills Daniel has proven himself as adept at business building as his father, founder of Business Exchange.

With goals tied to a company strategy of pride in one's goods and services, ethics, loyalty and maintaining a member run organization, Daniel's perspective epitomizes one which embodies the ethos of today's 21st century entrepreneur.

Alan Elias President Emeritus

Alan affords business professionals, small business owners and entrepreneurs the opportunity to trade for goods and services, expanding their market and customer base, and building an additional stream of income through the use of Barter Checks. He believes ethics, loyalty, pride in one's goods or service and member run organizations is the way to build success.

Developer of the Broker – Registered Trade Executive Concept, his former positions include President of the Oil Capital Chamber of Commerce, Sr. VP of BXI Trade Exchange, Inc., LA, 20 year franchise holder of BXI Trade Exchange, Inc., La, President of BX, Inc, New Orleans, and Board Elect – Louisiana Gulf Coast Herpetological Society. A Board Member on Safari Joe's Wildlife Rescue, a USDA Captive Breeder of Galapagos Tortoises Cities Appendix I, he is a father, grandfather, great-grandfather and avid sportsman.

Alan gives back to the community through his support of The Little Light House, an Oklahoma based special needs children's charity.