The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) announces the appointment of Dana Badgerow as president and CEO of the nation’s first BBB.
“The Better Business Bureau is privileged to have someone of Dana Badgerow’s experience and character leading this important organization,” said Anne Gallagher, Chair of the Board of Directors of the BBB. “We are absolutely thrilled.”
Badgerow becomes the 12th president of the BBB, an organization that began in 1912 with a mission to create trust in the marketplace by encouraging voluntary self-regulation in business. The organization has been successful in cleaning up advertising in many industries, working with companies to improve their customer service, helping businesses to resolve customer complaints, and educating the public to help them be wise consumers.
“I could not be more proud of having been selected as the next president of the nation's first Better Business Bureau,” said Badgerow. “I bring to this organization a lifetime of experience--in the law, in business, and in the public sector--and I commit that experience to furthering the BBB mission of advancing marketplace trust through business integrity and performance. In today's distressed economic environment, the need for ensuring that trust is more compelling than ever.”
The BBB is a private business association that serves Minnesota and North Dakota, and is supported by its 7600 Accredited Businesses.The mission of the Better Business Bureau is to promote through self-regulation, the highest standards of business ethics and conduct; and to instill public confidence in responsible businesses through programs of education and action that inform, protect and assist the general public. Contact the BBB at www.thefirstbbb.org or 651-699-1111, toll-free at 1-800-646-6222.