M&A Source Awards

 

The M&A Source is proud to continue recognizing members of the association, Private Equity Firms and sponsors for their extraordinary efforts and to celebrate their success.

Awards are presented each year at the Spring Conference. Recipients receive a plaque, customized press release for them to use in their market, recognition on the M&A Source website, as well as a banner to put on their email signature for the next calendar year.

M&A Source 2022 Awards

M&A Source announced the winners of the association’s 2022 awards on May 10 during the 2022 Spring Conference & Deal Market in Denver, Colorado. Advisors and private equity groups were present to celebrate the work of the year’s top leaders in the M&A space.

Executive Club

Presented to all deal makers that have completed sellside or buyside deals totaling more than $5M in combined enterprise value in the prior calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:

Jim Beno – Business Broker Experts, Inc.

Russell Cohen – Murphy Business & Financial

Brooks Gronlund – Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors

Paul Ihrig – Agency Brokerage Consultants

Robert Latham – Transworld Business Advisors or Houston

Jack Schroeder – Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors

Cheryl Venezia – Murphy Business Sales of Madison, NJ

Linnea Westlake – Linnea Westlake Advisory, Inc.

Platinum Club

Presented to all deal makers that have completed sellside or buyside deals totaling more than $15M in combined enterprise value in the calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:

Sean Brelsford – Agency Brokerage Consultants​

​Randy Bring – Transworld Business Advisors​

​Cliff Brown – Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors​

​Scott Bushkie – Cornerstone Business Services​

​Daz Connell – Murphy Business Sales​

​Kent Cooper – Capstone Commercial M&A Advisors​

​Ronald Edmonds – Principium Capital, LLC​

​Brent Engelbrekt – True North Mergers & Acquisitions​

​Eric Gall – Edison Business Advisors​

​Vasilis Georgiou – CrossRoads Business Brokers, Inc.​

Erica Lewandowski – Coastal Business Intermediaries​

​William Loftis – Blue River Financial Group​

​Bob McCormack, Sandy Miller, Cliff Brown​ – Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors​

​Michael Mensch – Agency Brokerage Consultants​

​Sandy Miller – Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors​

​Charles Mullins, III – Quiet Light Brokerage​

​Kevin Nery – The Nery Corporation​

​Gary Papay – IBG Business​

​Andrew Rogerson – Rogerson Business Services​

​Brenda Sali – Agency Brokerage Consultants​

​Jeff Swiggett – VR Business Sales​

​John Zayac – IBG Business​

M&A Source Advisor of the Year

Presented to the one deal maker who has the highest combined enterprise value of completed deals in the previous calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:

William Loftis, Blue River Financial Group

M&A Source Collaboration Award

Presented to an M&A advisor that has completed a deal with a PE firm that attended at least 1 Deal Market event in the previous year and/or works with one of the sponsors to complete a deal. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:

Charles Mullins, III – Quiet Light Brokerage

M&A Source Advocate of the Year

Presented to a sponsor or PE firm that has gone above and beyond to help in the previous year or over a number of years to enhance the vision and brand of the M&A Source and its members. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:

The Zabel Companies

The M&A Source Top Firm of the Year

Awarded to the firms that have the highest total enterprise value of completed deals for the previous calendar year. The M&A Source is pleased to congratulate:

1 person:  Rogerson Business Services

2-4 person firm:   Agency Brokerage Consultants

5-10 person firm:   True North Mergers & Acquisitions

10+ person firm:   Blue River Financial Group

About the M&A Source 

The M&A Source is the premier community for lower middle market M&A advisors and private equity professionals who specialize in the $1M to $50M range. Our mission is to elevate the role of our members and the value they provide to their clients by enhancing their skills and knowledge, developing their growth potential, and increasing their deal making opportunities.  

Our 400+ members include CPAs, attorneys, and investment bankers. All members receive free or discounted services to promote their practice and their ability to serve clients.  

In addition to invaluable networking and specialized advisor education, the M&A Source provides a powerful collection of resources on topics including buying & selling, best practices, business marketing, case studies, and investor relations. 

For questions regarding the M&A Source or the awards, please contact [email protected].