Ron Chernak Presented With IBBA’s Tom West Award

George Lanza presents Ron Chernak with the IBBA's Tom West Award

George Lanza, Chairman of IBBA, presents Tom West Award To Ron Chernak

November 19, 2013.  The Tom West Award was presented to Ronald V. Chernak, CBI, M&AMI, Fellow of the IBBA, at the IBBA and M&A Source Fall Conference in Savanna, GA.

Ron is the President of The FBB Group, Ltd., (formerly First Business Brokers, Ltd.), located in Colorado Springs, CO.  He is also a principal in Corporate Finance Associates (CFA) Colorado, LLC.  He has served as the Chairman and/or Director of the Board for numerous business brokerage committees and organizations, including as the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), the premier industry trade association of business intermediaries, and as the former Chairman of the Board of the M&A Source, the country’s largest association of middle market intermediaries.

About the award:  Tom West was one of the founding fathers and the first professional manager of the International Business Brokers Association.  In the late 1990’s, the Board decided to establish an award in his name.  The criteria established for the award is outstanding communication and promotion of the goals and ethics of business brokering.  The award is for enhancing the public image of the business brokerage profession by promotion of the association or profession through any form of communication.

Ron is a long time member and supporter of CABI.  Congratulations, Ron!