KLR is pleased to announce that Shareholder John E. Surrette, Jr., Chair of the Firm's Private Equity and Venture Capital Services Group, was elected Vice President, ACG Boston (the Boston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.


“We are very pleased to have John Surrette become our first Vice President.  John has been a dedicated volunteer and member of the ACG community for several years, driving initiatives in membership and establishing a growing presence for ACG Boston in the Providence area, and will be a great asset to the leadership team in Boston, said Joe Volman, President, ACG Boston.”


“I have enjoyed a rewarding relationship with the ACG Boston Board, said John E. Surrette, Jr. “ACG Boston is one of the premier organizations in Boston, and I look forward to continuing to help middle-market M&A professionals achieve their goals.”


About ACG Boston’s New Vice President:

John began his career in public accounting in 1999 and joined KLR in 2001. John graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 1999 and obtained his Masters in Business Administration in 2003, earning both degrees from the University of Rhode Island.


John Chairs the firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Services Group and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Renewable Energy Services Group at KLR. He has a wide range of audit and consulting experience with clients in a variety of industries including private equity and venture capital, renewable energy, technology and technology-enabled service companies, manufacturing and distribution. He works closely with private equity and venture capital firms in meeting back office and portfolio company needs, as well as with providing both buy side and sell side advisory services


About ACG:

ACG Boston serves over 500 New England members who are directly involved in M&A transactions – including private equity investors, intermediaries, corporate development professionals, family offices, lenders and M&A service providers – and is dedicated to helping middle-market M&A professionals build and maintain trusted and productive relationships through membership and event opportunities.



KLR is a New England Regional Public Accounting Firm that is ranked among the Top 100 firms in the United States.  From its five office locations in Boston, Providence, Newport, Waltham & Shanghai, the 250+ person firm provides assurance, tax, and business advisory services to private and publicly-held companies throughout the United States and abroad.  KLR is a member of Leading Edge Alliance Global, the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting, financial, and business advisory firms.