Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate (BBB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ginny Beach, Vice President of Operations at Godshall Professional Recruiting & Staffing, as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Beach has been actively involved on the board since 2013 and most recently served as Vice Chairman.“I am honored to lead the board of the BBB as I am a strong supporter of its purpose to advance marketplace trust, protect the consumer as well as support and showcase businesses that work with integrity, trust and transparency,” Beach said.“Ginny’s experience with nonprofits along with her understanding of the mission, purpose and vision of the BBB will continue to be of immeasurable value to our organization,” said Vee Daniel, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate. “Ginny has shown an immense willingness to serve faithfully to advance our values, goals and priorities.”The executive leadership team that will work alongside Beach includes:Richard Bernath of Southern Traditions Window Fashions as Vice Chairman.David “Doc” Godfrey of TD Bank as Secretary. Doug Thackston of Bank of Travelers Rest as Treasurer. Michael Waldrop with Smith Dray Line Moving & Storage as Immediate Past Chairman. Connie Caldwell of Carolina Heating Service as Chairman of the Event Committee.Angela Gardner of Zuendt Engineering as Chairman of the Business Development Committee.Lou Hutchings of Hutchings Solutions as Chairman of the Bylaws Committee and Chairman of LARP.Cheryl Hicks of Bank of Travelers Rest as Chairman of the BBB Foundation Board.“We are fortunate to have this caliber of business leaders involved in our board dedicating their time and support to expand the commonality of ethical business practices in the Upstate throughout 2017.” said Daniel.Better Business Bureau: For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau® has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2015, people turned to BBB more than 172 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 5.3 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org . Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate is a private, nonprofit organization that serves the public interest by promoting ethical business practices. BBB’s mission is to be a leader in advancing marketplace trust in the 10 counties served which includes Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union. For more information, call (864) 242-5052 or visit http://go.bbb.org/upstatesc.