BBB Names New Board for 2014 - 2015

June 26, 2014

The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is pleased to announce Patrick Sterling, Senior Director, Risk and People Administration, Texas Roadhouse will be named the new Chairman of the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors. Sterling succeeds Mike Anderson, VP of Corporate Finance/Treasurer, Churchill Downs. Sterling will be named the new Chairman during the BBB’s Annual Meeting today, at noon, at Vincenzo’s in Louisville.

“Our BBB is fortunate to have a committed volunteer like Patrick Sterling to guide this organization,” says BBB President/CEO, Charlie Mattingly. “We look forward to working closely with Patrick, learning from his expertise, to help grow the organization and the programs BBB has to offer to the community.”

In addition to electing Patrick Sterling as Board Chairman, the following officers were elected:

Chair-Elect: Greg Heitzman, President, Louisville Water Company

Vice Chairman/Business & Consumer Affairs: Scooter McCray, Principal, La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries

Vice Chairman/Membership & Marketing: Vern Eswine, President, The Marketing 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: Steve Wright, Managing Member, The Wright Legacy Group, LLC

Secretary: Raymond G. Strothman, President & Managing Partner, Strothman & Company, PSC

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

Immediate Past Chair: Mike Anderson, VP of Corporate Finance/Treasurer, Churchill Downs, Inc.


The following new members will be elected to the board:

Michael W. Anderson, President, Anderson Business Group

Nancy Atkins, Director of Sales and Marketing, Bluegrass Family Health

Kevin Connelly, Executive Director, Center for Non-Profit Excellence

Saul Garcia, President, Los Aztecas Mexican Restaurant

Bill Lamb, President/General Manager, WDRB-TV/WMYO-TV

Steve Wright, Managing Member, The Wright Legacy Group, LLC

Returning board members include:

Sharon Y. Board, CEO, Chemco Federal Credit Union; Nick Dorsey, President, Champion Window Company of Louisville, LLC; 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 World Class Reocation; Sharon Kerrick, PhD, Assistant Professor, U of L College of Business; David Lewis, Owner, Bales Auto Mall; Pam Gibson Longwell, President & CEO, Feeders Supply Company, Inc.; Michael McClain, Member, McClain DeWees, PLLC; David Nash, Chairman, DuplicatorSales and Service, Inc.; Linda Owen, Officer & Owner, Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home,Inc.; Maria Smith, CEO, Harbor House of Louisville.