VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Awarded “Most Outstanding in Business Selling Services” by Corporate Live Wire
“Thank you to Corporate Livewire and its readership for awarding VR the “Most Outstanding in Business Selling Services”. It takes hard work and dedication by the entire organization for us to be recognized for such a honor. Advisors in VR take on the challenge of surpassing the expectations of their clients, and it is dedication to such a cause that allows us to accept awards such as this for the entire VR team. ” commented JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.
“Congratulations to everyone in VR. Awards such as this are shared across the entire organization. VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions being awarded “Most Outstanding in Business Selling Services” by Corporate Livewire recognizes the goal of an entire company to provide its’ business owner clients the best in transfer, sale, and intermediary services. Thank you to Corporate Livewire for this award on behalf of all advisors in VR”, stated Peter C. King, CEO of VR.
VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Awarded “Leading Business Advisor – USA” by Wealth & Finance International Magazine
Out of the 100 firms awarded worldwide by WFI, VR was the only organization recognized in the United States. “We distinguish the truly dedicated, innovative, and most trusted business advisors with our annual awards. VR’s client focus philosophy was acknowledged by all those interviewed and surveyed and was an important factor for why their clients engaged the company’s services.” stated Kanchan Thapa of WFI, “Congratulations to VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions and all those who made the company #1 in the USA”.
“We are proud to accept this award on behalf of all VR advisors across the United States. Valued Representation is the meaning behind the initials VR. It is the service that each and every person in VR offers their clients. Being recognized for our complete business model is rewarding and drives the organization for even higher standards of client satisfaction. Thank-you to Wealth & Finance International for bestowing its’ “Leading Business Advisor – USA” award on VR.” commented JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.
VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Wins “Most Client Focused Business Brokerage – North America” Award
“The prestigious award marks the hard work and stellar efforts of those who have helped shape this unique and dynamic industry and our comprehensive selection and judging process singles out the true market leaders. Congratulations to VR and all its professionals,” stated Heather Ryan, Awards Director, AI Global Media.
With a distribution to a dedicated readership of 108,000 corporate finance professionals from across the globe, AI M&A is recognized as a leading publication to middle market deal makers.
“This award is an outstanding accomplishment, and credit is due to the hard work and advocate philosophy of VR advisors across the organization. VR’s client first mentality is just one of the many ways we differ from our peers. By being recognized domestically and internationally with this award we have been acknowledged for the commitment we have to assisting the entrepreneur entering or exiting business ownership. I am proud of everyone in VR!” stated Peter C. King, CEO of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.
VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Inducts Bruce Rockwell, Owner of VR in Charleston, SC into VR Hall of Fame for 2018
For over a decade Mr. Rockwell has been recognized as the leading authority in business sales in South Carolina. He takes great pride in assisting his clients enter or exit business ownership.
“We could not be happier than to have this opportunity to induct Bruce in the VR Hall of Fame. His focus on client needs, integrity, and honesty set examples for those in our organization and our profession. We are appreciative of his support to the VR organization and I am grateful to be able to call him my friend.”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.
“It is an honor, and with humble pride I accept induction into the VR Hall of Fame. Helping others has been a calling all my life, and so I consider myself lucky to be able to help people realize the American Dream of business ownership. VR is my team and my family.”, commented Bruce Rockwell.
VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Announces Robert McCormack, Owner of VR in Lewisburg, PA, wins VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award for 2018
Mr. McCormack has been part of VR for over a decade and has developed a reputation for a client first philosophy in both VR’s core business and middle market transactions. Prior to joining the organization, he served as President and CEO of a billion-dollar diversified financial services company. During that term he negotiated numerous acquisitions of banks, therefore growing the company’s asset base, revenue streams, and geographic reach.
“Last year Bob was the first ever winner of the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award for successfully facilitating a business transaction of over $65 million. This year we are proud to present him with the VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award. This coming year he is the President of the M&A Source which prides itself on being the leading trade association in the middle market. His accomplishments and expertise set the bar to which our organization strives. It is my honor to bestow this award on Bob, but more importantly call him my friend.”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.
“It is my privilege to accept the VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award. Individual awards are always supported by a great organization and I am certainly part of one locally, nationally, and internationally with VR.”, remarked Mr. McCormack as part of his acceptance speech.
VR Mergers & Acquisitions Announces Andy Schmelzer of Waukesha, WI, Wins VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award for 2018
Mr. Schmelzer brings over 20 years of marketing, branding and sales experience both nationally and internationally to the VR team. With an MBA from Edgewood College, combined with his experience negotiating intellectual property and licensing agreements, he has assisted clients across the nation with their merger and acquisition requirements.
“We are proud to present Andrew with the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award. His accomplishments in the middle market position the entire VR organization for continued growth in the segment of the market. His reputation for creative deal structure with full transparency makes him an industry and organization leader. I can’t emphasize how glad he is part of the VR team.”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
“It is quite an honor to win the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award. Though this is an individual award, I could not be the recipient if it was not for a great team. Helping the entrepreneur who has spent a life time to grow a business exit with maximum benefit, while protecting their legacy is a passion. I want to thank everyone in VR for their assistance and support.”, expressed Andrew Schmelzer.