BBB Names New Board for 2013 – 2014

June 27, 2013

The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is pleased to announce Mike Anderson, VP of Corporate Finance/Treasurer, Churchill Downs will be named the new Chairman of the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors. Anderson succeeds Gary Haupt, President, Tri-County Ford. Anderson will be named the new Chairman during the BBB’s Annual Meeting today, at noon, at Vincenzo’s in Louisville.

“Mike Anderson has shown a major commitment to the BBB’s work to promote an ethical marketplace,“ said BBB President/CEO, Charlie Mattingly. “Our BBB is fortunate to have a committed volunteer like Mike to guide this organization.”

In addition to electing Mike Anderson as Board Chairman, the following officers were elected:

Chair-Elect: Patrick Sterling, Senior Director, Risk and People Administration, Texas Roadhouse

Vice Chairman/Business & Consumer Affairs: Vern Eswine, President, The Marketing Company

Vice Chairman/Membership & Marketing: Steve Ramser, President, Highland Roofing Company

Vice-Chairman/Budget, Finance, Audit & Personnel/Treasurer:

Jeff Lilly, VP/Finance & Operations, Kosair Children's Hospital

Chairman/Bowling Green Area Business Advisory Committee:

Thomas Smith, President & CEO, American Bank & Trust Company, Inc.

Chairman/Elizabethtown & Lincoln Trail Area Business Advisory Committee: Keith Johnson, Vice Chairman, First Federal Savings Bank Corporate

Secretary: Greg Heitzman, President, Louisville Water Company

President/CEO: Charles B. Mattingly, Better Business Bureau

Immediate Past Chair: Gary Haupt, President, Tri-County Ford

The following new members will be elected to the board:
David Lewis, Owner, Bales Auto Mall, Scooter McCray, La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries

Returning board members include:
Sharon Y. Board, CEO, Chemco Federal Credit Union; Randy Coe, President, Kosair Charities; Nick Dorsey, President, Champion Window Company of Louisville, LLC; Vern Eswine, President, The Marketing Company; Jan Gordan, Executive Director, Spencerian College; Ann Gregory, Partner & Owner, The Door Store and Windows; Laverne Heck, President, Laverne Heck Realtor; Greg L. Hoover, President & CEO, A. Arnold Word Class Reocation; Sharon Kerrick, PhD, Assistant Professor, U of L College of Business; Pam Gibson Longwell, President & CEO, Feeders Supply Company, Inc.; Michael McClain, Owner/Partner, Ballinger McClain PLLC; David Nash, Chairman, Duplicator Sales and Service, Inc.; Linda Owen, Officer & Owner, Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home, Inc.; Maria Smith, CEO, Harbor House of Louisville; Sam Sorsa, Midwest Division Finance Manager, Brown-Forman, Raymond G. Strothman, CPA and Managing Partner, Strothman & Company, PSC.