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VR Congratulates Jeff Swiggett, of New Haven, CT – 2020 VR Hall of Fame Inductee

For Immediate Release: VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Inducts Jeff Swiggett, Owner of VR in New Haven, CT into VR Hall of Fame for 2020

Fort Lauderdale, Florida / April 1st, 2021

VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions, the recognized leader in the sale of privately held businesses are honored to induct Jeff Swiggett in the VR Hall of Fame for 2020.

Since it’s opening in 2006, the VR Hall of Fame has inducted an individual who has shown dedication to VR, support to others in the organization, and professionalism and respect to their clients. Unlike sports halls of fame, VR induction is bestowed during one’s career, as recognition for accomplishments to date. Each year the VR Board of Directors deliberate and induct a worthy individual into the Hall.

For 2020, Mr. Swiggett, the sitting President of the M&A Source and owner of the VR practice located in New Haven, CT was chosen for induction. Joining those already enshrined, Jeff joins a select group who have been instrumental in the professional development of VR. During his 13-year tenure in VR, Jeff is a consistent quarterly and annual award winner in the organization, and in 2018, he was awarded both the VR Most Valuable Intermediary Award and was ranked the #1 VR Owner.

As a graduate of both Colgate University and Dartmouth College, Jeff believed in the benefits of education. That belief translated into him becoming one of only a few professionals decorated with both the Certified Business Intermediary (“CBI”) and Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (“M&AMI”) designations.

“To be inducted into the VR Hall of Fame acknowledges one’s contribution to the organization and one’s fellow intermediaries. Jeff joins a select group that have and continue to assist in the growth and development of VR into a boutique firm assisting the needs of its clients in a transparent and professional manner. It is an honor to induct Jeff, and I am continually impressed by the results he produces”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.

“Today we induct Jeff into the VR Hall of Fame. He has led by example both inside VR and to our profession. Jeff’s integrity combined with a client-first focus has established standards for the organization to follow. We look forward to many more years of working together, and thank him for his friendship.”, remarked Peter C. King, CEO of VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions.

About 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. 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”.

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