Neil Corkum Earns Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) Designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)

alt text for imageNEW BEDFORD, MA The Nery Corporation is very pleased to announce that Neil Corkum successfully passed the comprehensive Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) exam and earned the esteemed CBI designation.

According to the accrediting organization, the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), “The Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) is a prestigious designation exclusive to the IBBA that identifies an experienced and dedicated business broker. It is awarded to intermediaries who have proven professional excellence through verified education as well as exemplary commitment to our industry.”

By earning the CBI credential, Corkum demonstrates that he is knowledgeable, invested, and dedicated brokerage professional.  The Nery Corporation congratulates Neil on this accomplishment.  Kevin Nery, President of The Nery Corporation, said, “I am proud of Neil as there are only about 465 CBIs internationally. He worked tirelessly on all their IBBA University courses and exams and put in the effort to study and successfully pass the final exam, thus earning the CBI designation. Clients will be represented in Massachusetts and Rhode Island by an experienced professional.”

Neil’s experience includes senior finance and market research roles with major financial services companies, as well as deep management consulting experience, serving a wide-range of clients, with a leading firm. During his previous work with The Nery Corporation, Neil successfully assisted business owners, and also buyers, and is experienced in valuation and the sales process.

Adept at effectively managing business functions on a day-to-day basis, Neil excels at evaluating processes and talent to improve efficiency and cost savings. Neil is an effective communicator and collaborator who thinks strategically to drive positive business.

Neil is a member of New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA) and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).

The Nery Corporation is a business advisory firm specializing in assisting New England based business owners and companies buy, sell, and value their companies with transactional values of $1M to $20M. Located in New Bedford, Massachusetts, our New England location allows us to serve the business brokerage and M&A advisory needs of clients across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire.

About the International Business Brokers Association

The IBBA provides business brokers with education, conferences, professional designations and networking opportunities. As an exclusive education opportunity, it offers coursework and seminars required to obtain its prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) certification.

The IBBA strives to create professional relationships with successful business transaction advisors to increase the value of the IBBA to its members and to be a leader in the exchange of business referrals. Membership in the IBBA includes these excellent networking opportunities, as well as a complete package of other benefits and services. Formed in 1983, the IBBA has over 2,650 members around the world. For more information about the IBBA, visit the website at


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