(Independence, OH) The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) today announced the results of its 2018 Board of Directors elections, and is pleased to welcome Randy Bring (FL), Matt Cobb (NC) and Steve Mariani (NC) to the Board. Additionally, Steve Wain (NJ) has been elected Chair of the association’s President’s Advisory Council, succeeding Ron Johnson (CA) who has served the maximum term for the position.
“We had a truly outstanding ballot,” stated Louis Vescio, 2017 IBBA Chair of the Board. “All of our director candidates were exceptional, experienced people with a passion for this profession. Hats-off and many thanks to our Nominating Committee for assembling such a fine group.”
Directors are elected by membership vote and each holds a three-year term. The new directors will begin their terms effective January 1, 2018. They will be filling the vacancies left by Scott Bushkie (2016 Chair), Andrew Cagnetta and Glorianne Campbell.
“On behalf of the IBBA Board and its members, I want to thank Scott, Andrew, Glorianne and Ron for their many contributions over the years,” stated Warren Burkholder, 2018 IBBA Chair-Elect. “You are definitely irreplaceable. But I am confident our new directors will also be strong leaders for the growth and betterment of our industry.”
The IBBA Board will convene on October 21, 2017 to vote on the organization’s Officials for 2018, consisting of Treasurer/Chair-Elect, Secretary, Vice Chair of Education and Vice Chair of Membership. The Officials will be publicly announced the following week. A complete list of current directors may be found here.
About the International Business Brokers Association
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.
The IBBA also strives to create professional relationships with successful business transaction advisors to increase the value of the IBBA to its members and to be a leader in the exchange of business referrals. Membership in the IBBA includes these excellent networking opportunities, as well as a complete package of other benefits and services. Formed in 1983, the IBBA has members around the world. For more information about the IBBA, visit the website at www.ibba.org
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