IBBA Announces 2024 Board Election Results and 2025 Chair Elect

Independence, OH – October 2, 2023 – The International Business Brokers Association® (IBBA) is pleased to announce the three individuals elected by membership to serve on its board of governors for the January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2026 term:

Erin Crawford, CBI
Second Term
Calder Associates
Lake Worth Beach, FL

Neal Isaacs, CBI
First Term
VR Business Brokers
Raleigh, NC

Steven Beal, CBI, M&AMI
First Term
Beal Business Brokers & Advisors
Winnipeg, MB

The Board also unanimously approved Erin Crawford, CBI of Calder Associates as the 2025 Chair of the Board.

“Our organization remains fortunate to have such a strong pool of impressive leaders who are willing to dedicate their time and talents to serving their fellow Business Brokers,” stated Kyle Griffith, 2023 IBBA Chair of the Board. “I am especially proud of how many women leaders are emerging, and that Erin Crawford will be at the helm in 2025. Our Board composition continues to reflect the changing face of our industry, representing the new perspectives and voices of our membership. It is an exciting time.”

New board members are identified by the IBBA nominating committing and then elected by membership vote. Each holds a three-year term, with a maximum service of two sequential terms. The newly elected board members will begin their terms effective January 1, 2024. The committee also presents the Chair recommendation for board approval each year and Chairs serve a one-year term.

About the International Business Brokers Association
Formed in 1984 and with 2,800 members, the International Business Brokers Association• (IBBA) is the largest international not for profit association for business brokers.  The association provides business brokers with education, free benefits, conferences, professional designations, support programs, and networking opportunities, and awards the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI)® designation to qualifying business brokers.  To learn more visit www.ibba.org.

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