Cress V. Diglio Receives Tom West Award 2019

Orlando, FL., June 7th, 2019 – Calder Associates is pleased to announce that their Managing Partner, Cress V. Diglio, has been chosen to receive the Tom West Award 2019.

Tom West is one of the founding fathers and was the first professional manager of the International Business Brokers Association. In the late 90’s, the Board of Directors decided to establish an award in his name.

To win the award, recipients must show outstanding communication and promotion of the goals and ethics of business brokering. Recipients must aim to enhance the public image of the business brokerage profession by promotion of the association/profession through any form of communication.

“I am truly honored to have been named the recipient of the Tom West Award this year. Over the last 20 years, my top priorities have been to ensure that needs of my clients and customers always come first and to adhere to the highest professional standards. I am pleased to be recognized for my work ethic,” said Cress V. Diglio.

Mr. Diglio has been helping clients and customers navigate through the business brokering process. His experience and knowledge of buying, selling and valuating businesses has been instrumental to his success.

There are less than one hundred business brokers in the world and less than five in the state of Florida who hold both designations of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI). Cress Diglio has achieved both.

About Cress Diglio
Cress Diglio is Calder Associates Florida based Managing Partner and a member of Calder Associates’ Board of Directors. As a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), a Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and the Past Chairman of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Mr. Diglio has deep roots as a Florida business broker. With experience to assist clients in all facets of buying, selling or merging with another business, the only Orlando business broker you need to know is Cress Diglio. Visit for more information about Cress Diglio and his services.

About IBBA
The IBBA provides business brokers with education, conferences, professional designations and networking opportunities. As an exclusive education opportunity, it offers coursework and seminars required to obtain its prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) certification. Formed in 1983, the IBBA has members around the world. For more information about the IBBA, visit the website at

About Calder Associates
Calder Associates’ mission is to help all qualified business owners and buyers achieve their goals of either selling or buying a company in the most efficient and profitable manner. Calder Associates dedicated intermediaries, staff and network of M&A and business broker professionals provide worldwide coverage.

Calder Associates service offerings include:

  • Sell-Side Services
  • Buy-Side Acquisition Services
  • Business Valuations
  • Equipment and Machinery Valuation
  • Acquisition Financing Services
  • Business Advisory Services (board and management advisory services, marketing and operations consulting, and interim executive services for companies planning on or requiring a current or future exit strategy)

Calder Associates professionals possess special expertise in information technology, home care, and a wide array of other industry disciplines. The company maintains affiliations with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), the M&A Source, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), and the Exit Planning Exchange (XPX). For more information, visit