NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&A Advisor is proud to announce that Thomas "Tom" Farrell, Executive Vice President of Generational Equity is the recipient of the 2016 M&A Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Farrell is to be honored for his contribution to and accomplishments in mergers & acquisitions at the 15th Annual M&A Awards Gala on Wednesday November 9, 2016 in New York, NY. At this ceremony, he will also be formally inducted into The M&A Advisor Hall of Fame.
Tom has been the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Generational Equity since joining the firm in 2005. He leads the business owner engagement and assessment process for Generational Equity's innovative m&a service. During Mr. Farrell's tenure, the firm has been consistently recognized as a leading lower middle-market M&A advisory firm, winning several industry awards and ranked #1 since 2009, for Small Cap completed transactions up to $25 million. The client acquisition team under Tom's leadership has helped the firm close over 500 transactions.
"We are honored to present Mr. Farrell with The M&A Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the mergers and acquisitions industry," stated David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor. "Tom has been a valued friend and ally to thousands of firms for their advancement and he enjoys the respect and appreciation of M&A professionals across the world for his tireless work."
During his career, Mr. Farrell led his own firm serving private companies in their strategic development and participated in several M&A transactions for both public and private companies. Before joining Generational Equity, he held senior executive positions with worldwide responsibility for strategic development and executive education at Eastman Kodak Company and Smith Barney/Citigroup.
Tom is a valued Faculty member of The M&A Advisor's Emerging Leaders program, an active industry speaker and spokesperson, a member of The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, and Board Advisor of the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Farrell earned a B.S. degree cum laude from Rochester Institute of Technology.
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions through the industry's leading publication. Today, the firm is recognized as the world's premier "think tank" and leadership organization for m&a, restructuring and financing professionals, providing a range of integrated services including: M&A Advisor Forums and Summits; M&A Advisor Market Intelligence; M&A.TV.; M&A Advisor Live; M&A Advisor Awards; and M&A Advisor Connects. For additional information about The M&A Advisor's leadership services visit www.maadvisor.com
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