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VR Congratulates Robert McCormack, of Lewisburg, PA – 2020 VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award Winner

For Immediate Release: VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Announces Robert McCormack, Owner of VR in Lewisburg, PA the VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award for 2020

Fort Lauderdale, Florida / April 1, 2021

The VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award has been presented annually since its inception in 2005 to an individual who shows dedication to VR and the profession.

The winner has proven a willingness to help others, assist entrepreneurs, and be an advocate for integrity, honesty, and transparency in the sale and acquisition of businesses. MVI award winners set the standards by which VR prides its organization.

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.

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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”.

VR Congratulates Robert McCormack, of Lewisburg, PA – 2018 VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award Winner

For Immediate Release:

VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Announces Robert McCormack, Owner of VR in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania wins VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award (“MVI”).

Fort Lauderdale, Florida / April 30th, 2019

VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions, a leader in the sale of privately help companies, is pleased to announce Robert McCormack, owner of VR in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania has been awarded the VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award.

Winning the MVI is the highest honor an individual can achieve in the VR organization. Winners are judged on their leadership, professionalism, achievement, ethics, participation, and industry stature. MVI’s are the leaders in VR, and beacons of our profession.

Since 2005, The VR Most Valuable Intermediary has been awarded annually to people who recognize that VR is not just a sales organization, its role is that of advocate and advisor to the entrepreneurs either entering or exiting business ownership.

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 salutes the achievements of it team members both quarterly and annually. To win the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award, and the VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award in back to back years is quite an accomplishment. I personally want to thank Bob for all his hard work, winning the MVI and his dedication to the organization.”, reflected Peter C. King, CEO of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.

For more information on VR and Robert McCormack, visit www.vrbb.com or www.vr-ma.com.

About VR Business Brokers / VR Mergers & Acquisitions

Founded in 1979, VR is the innovative leader in business sales, and mergers and acquisitions, of closely held, privately owned, and founder operated businesses. Spanning 5 decades, and celebrating it 40th anniversary in business, VR comprehensively addresses the needs of its clients by using a detailed focus of planning, communications, and execution. Over the past two years VR set average transaction size records in which it more than doubled industry standards. The organization is widely acknowledged as the only remaining founding firm of the International Business Brokers Association.

VR is currently expanding its foot print of offices around the world. For more information please call +1 (800) 377 8722 or email pking@vr-ma.com.

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