Matt Barrett has been named CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado. He succeeds Carol Odell, the Bureau’s current CEO of 14 years who will retire May 3, 2013.
Barrett was most recently the chief operating officer at Graham Advertising in Colorado Springs where he is credited with leading the organization through a transitional period, which resulted in an even more productive and creative cultural environment.
Before joining Graham, Barrett was the executive director of the Small Business Development Center in Colorado Springs for five years.
Barrett is a native of Iowa. He graduated with B.S. in Business Psychology from Nebraska Wesleyan and has an MBA from Iowa State.
Barrett has lived in Colorado Springs since 2005 with wife Deann, sons Jake and Tyler and the family dogs, Baxter and Murphy.