The current President of Business Transaction Services, Inc., Linn Crader is a Lake Oswego, Oregon, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) executive with a professional history that stretches back more than 30 years. In his desire to expand his overall industry outreach and further his skills in the M&A field, Mr. Crader has assumed active roles in a number of specialized professional organizations, including the training and education group, the M&A Source.
Geared specifically toward M&A experts and other business intermediaries, the M&A Source is devoted to furthering the ongoing professional development of its members while raising awareness about the various middle market intermediary services currently available within the international business community. Since its establishment in 1991, the organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, has grown to encompass over 200 cooperative intermediaries worldwide.
The M&A Source offers a number of industry courses and workshops on a yearly basis. In June of 2013, the organization will once again partner with the International Business Brokers Association to sponsor the IBBA and M&A Source Spring Conference for Professional Development and Middle Market Expo, an annual event designed to promote networking, business partnerships, and continuing education within the industry.