KLR Newsroom KLR Shareholder Receives Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor Designation July 20, 2016 John Surrette, Jr. has been awarded the Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) designation. KLR Shareholder, John E. Surrette, Jr. has been awarded the Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) designation. The CM&AA serves to maintain the highest recognized standards of professional excellence for middle market corporate financial advisory and transaction services. "Achieving CM&AA certification has been a rewarding experience" said John Surrette, Jr.” “The CM&AA certification program advanced my ability to better serve our clients with their transaction advisory needs.” About the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® (AM&AA) is the premiere International Organization serving the educational and resource needs of the middle market M&A profession. Formed in 1998 to bring together CPAs, attorneys and other experienced corporate financial advisors, AM&AA’s 1000+ professional service firms, including some of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry, draw upon their combined transactional expertise to better serve the needs of their middle market clients worldwide. AM&AA is the leader in providing an educational framework in mergers and acquisitions through their Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor® program.