VR Business Brokers
/ Mergers & Acquisitions, a leader in the sale of privately held
companies, is pleased to announce that Robert McCormack, owner of VR
located in Lewisburg, PA has been awarded the VR Most Valuable Intermediary
Award (“MVI”) for 2020. The MVI is part of the “VR Big 3”, and winning
it is the highest honor an individual can achieve in VR. Mr. McCormack
now joins Tim Bullard, and William Park as the only two-time winners.
In a year filled
with additional challenges Mr. McCormack, led the VR organization by
example. Along with being VR’s MVI, Bob also was the organization's
“#1 Owner” for personal production, owner of the “#1 VR Office”, and
recipient of the “VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award”. Mr. McCormack
also served as President of the M&A Source trade association and taught
investment banking classes at a local university.
Prior to joining VR,
Bob served as president and chief executive officer of Sun Bancorp, Inc., a
diversified financial service holding company with over $1 billion in
assets. During his leadership at Sun, Mr. McCormack negotiated
numerous acquisitions of banks and other financial services companies,
therefore growing the asset base, geographic reach, and revenue
streams. Bob has attained his Certified Business Intermediary (“CBI”)
and Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (“M&AMI”) designations,
is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) and is Accredited by the Institute
of Business Appraisers (“AIBA”).
“It is a great honor
to present Bob his second VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award. He
earned this recognition based on an outstanding body of work in 2020, and
his commitment to assisting his peers, his clients, and his
students. On behalf of everyone in VR, congratulations on a fantastic
year. Thank you for setting a great example an our industry and making
VR better for everyone.”, remarked JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Business
Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.
“Once again Bob has
raised the bar in VR. By winning the top four annual VR awards in a single
year, he has completed the first-ever “VR Grand Slam”. Congratulations
on a stellar year.”, stated Peter C. King, CEO of VR.
About VR Mergers
Founded in 1979, VR
is the innovative leader in business sales, and mergers and acquisitions,
of closely held, privately owned, and founder-operated businesses. With an
impressive history spanning 6 decades, VR comprehensively addresses the
needs of its’ clients by using a detailed focus of planning,
communications, and execution. The organization is recognized as the
only remaining founding firm of the International Business Brokers
Association, and continues to support its mantra, “Our Strength is Our People”.