Michael Fekkes, M&AMI, CBI, CEPA Receives Fellow of the IBBA Award from the International Business Brokers Association

NASHVILLE, TN: Michael Fekkes was awarded the Fellow of the IBBA Award by the International Business Brokers Association on Friday, May 4th at the IBBA Annual Conference held in New Orleans, LA.

The Fellow of the IBBA award was designed to celebrate the contributions of loyal, long-time members of the International Business Brokers Association. In order to be considered for this highly coveted and lifetime award, the individual must have been a member of the IBBA for ten years or longer, hold their Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation, be in good standing, and have made significant contributions to the association by serving as a director, committee chairperson, presenter or instructor at a conference, or various other association activities.

News Facts:

  • Michael Fekkes received the Fellow of the IBBA Award.
  • The award was presented by the International Business Brokers Association at the 2018 annual conference.
  • For 2018 there were only 5 professionals in the world who received the Fellow of the IBBA Award.
  • This award adds to Michael’s M&AMI, CBI, & CEPA credentials.


“Achieving the industry’s highest certifications and credentials over the last decade has been very satisfying and rewarding.  Having my contributions and expertise recognized by such a prestigious association and being part of an elite group of M&A Advisors and Business Intermediaries is very humbling.  I look forward to mentoring other practitioners in our industry, especially in the southeast, to enhance the quality of service, integrity, and value maximization that should be delivered on all business-for-sale transactions”, stated Michael Fekkes, Senior Broker and Tennessee Director of ENLIGN Business Brokers.


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About Michael Fekkes:

Michael Fekkes has over a decade of experience in small business sales and acquisitions.   Michael is a Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI), Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA), Fellow of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Chairman of the IBBA’s and M&A Source Communication Committee’s, as well as a prior business owner.  Based in Nashville Tennessee, Michael works with business owners, CPA’s, transaction attorneys, and wealth managers throughout the southeast on business sales and acquisitions valued at $1mm and above.  He can be reached by phone at 615/535-1150 or email [email protected]  All correspondence is strictly confidential.


About ENLIGN Business Brokers:

ENLIGN Business Brokers, which has its headquarters in Raleigh, N.C., provides seller and buyer services, professional negotiation, and valuation and marketing services to small- and medium-business sellers and buyers in the Southeast and nationally through the ENLIGN Business Brokers Affiliate program and ENLIGN Professional Partners Program (EPPP). ENLIGN provides business owners wishing to sell their businesses with discrete, objective counsel and valuation advice, and an innovative, comprehensive approach to marketing businesses for sale. Complete confidentiality is offered throughout the process. ENLIGN, which is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source and the American Business Brokers Association (ABBA), requires that its agents and affiliates have owned a successful business of their own, hold an advanced degree and be members of IBBA working towards or having completed the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) accreditation. For more information about buying or selling a business or becoming an ENLIGN affiliate broker, contact Jeff Snell at [email protected] or visit the Web site at www.enlign.com.