Lisa Ventura, Vice President of Accounting & Administration - Ms. Ventura joined Better Business Bureau in 2000 as an Administrative Specialist. After demonstrated abilities in accounting practices, Ms. Ventura was promoted to Director of Accounting & Administration in April of 2005. Now, as Vice President of Accounting & Administration, she will continue to manage the Accounting department providing exceptional customer service to the Accredited Businesses and coordinating vendor relations.
Ms. Ventura has a proven ability in cost reduction and has greatly reduced BBB expenses. Her responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliation, budget preparation, payroll, vendor relations, information technology, office management, mail service and more.
In 2007, Ms. Ventura graduated from the Council of Better Business Bureaus Professional Development Program after completing operations training, administration training and management training. She also recently completed enhanced Financial and Association Management training with ASAE. The courses provided essentials in financial planning and management, as well as, framework in governance structure, staff roles, marketing, publishing, meetings and more.
Prior to joining BBB in 2001, Ms. Ventura was a Back Office Manager with Bob’s Stores, where she was responsible for store accounting, payroll and scheduling. In May 2009, Ms. Ventura was appointed a Notary Public serving The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is also seeking to continue her education with a concentration in Accounting.
Ms. Ventura is a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals – IAAP, a non-profit organization known to enhance the success of career-minded administrative professionals through opportunities such as education, community building and leadership development; the National Association of Professional Women – NAPW, a networking association for professional women that provides educational tools fostering career development; Society of Human Resource Management – SHRM, known as the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. It provides essential and comprehensive resources to professionals to ensure that HR is an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy; American Society of Association Executives - ASAE, known as the association of associations, is considered the advocate for the nonprofit sector. The society is dedicated to advancing the value of voluntary associations to society and supporting the professionalism of the individuals who lead them.