Title: President, Owner
Location: Friona, TX, United States
Growing up on a ranch gave Alvin Downey the opportunity to gain an interest in livestock at an early age. He became familiar with livestock brokerage services and made the decision to open his own company nearly two decades ago. Mr. Downey enjoys being able to make a difference in people’s lives and prides himself on his honesty and integrity, knowing his products and services, and being able to communicate well with people.
Mr. Downey handles a myriad of responsibilities as the owner and president of CBI Livestock Brokers, including overseeing daily operations, and buying and selling feeder cattle. He draws on his strong skill set and knowledge of feed yards, commodities and finance to successfully operate his business. Mr. Downey is bonded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
A nationally certified livestock appraiser, Mr. Downey’s 40-year career is defined by his exceptional work ethic and desire to provide clients with the highest quality services. He looks to continue expanding his services and reaching a wider client base in the near future. Mr. Downey earned a Bachelor of Science in animal science at West Texas State University and is a member of the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Better Business Bureau.