(Green Bay, WI) – John P. Kelly of Cornerstone Business Services, Inc. has earned the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).
Kelly, who heads Cornerstone’s Food & Beverage Division, completed 68 credit hours of coursework and passed rigorous examinations to receive the prestigious designation. The CBI designation is awarded to intermediaries who have provided professional excellence through verified education and exemplary commitment to business brokerage.
“Earning the CBI designation is a true mark of distinction for a mergers and acquisitions advisor,” said Scott Bushkie, Cornerstone president and CEO. “This designation is the standard for professional intermediaries and we are very pleased to have John become our latest CBI.”
Before joining the Cornerstone team in 2014, Kelly served more than a decade as president of Kelly Pickle Company (formerly Bond Food Products) and established Kelly Business Advisors to provide consulting services to food processing companies and other business venture.