BBB News Release: BBB Elects Officers and New Directors for 2017

April 13, 2017

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South has elected officers and new directors for 2017. Officers are:

Kent Ritchey

  • Chairman - Kent Ritchey, President, Landers Auto Group 
  • First Vice Chairman – Ron Becker, Owner, The Great American Home Store 
  • Second Vice Chairwoman – Dotty Summerfield Giusti, Owner, Summerfield Associates
  • Secretary - Reginald Peyton, President, The Peyton Company, Realtors
  • Treasurer - Bruce Doane, Owner, American Granite & Marble 

Newly elected directors are:

  • Jake Adams, Senior Vice President - Business Banking Manager, First Tennessee Bank
  • Gary Dodson, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, TAG Truck Center
  • Alexandra Matlock, President, ContigoCreative
  • Michael Pardue, Senior Vice President, Regions 


Continuing Directors are:

  • David Andrews, City Auto
  • Charles Auerbach, Wealth Strategies, Inc.
  • Nick Coleman, Coleman-Taylor Transmissions
  • Josh Croft, FedEx
  • Fred L. Davis, Fred L. Davis Insurance
  • Michael Drake, masterIT, LLC
  • David Elliott, Baptist Memorial Health Care
  • Dana J. Jeanes, Memphis Light, Gas & Water
  • Marty Kiser, Kiser's Floor Fashions
  • Pierre T. Landaiche III, Memphis Cook Convention Center
  • Joe, McDonald, JMD Services
  • Richard Robinson, Robinson Toyota
  • Douglas Scarbrough, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Memphis Branch
  • Kathe Stewart, Precision Air Conditioning & Heating, LLC
  • Roby Williams, Black Business Association of Memphis
  • Mitch Wright, Mitch Wright Plumbing, Heating & Air
  • Jason Yasinsky, Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz

Randy Hutchinson is the president & CEO.    

BBB of the Mid-South was founded in 1948 and serves 28 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi, and East Arkansas and has 3,700 BBB Accredited Business members. In 2016, BBB responded to 1.5 million inquiries from consumers and businesses looking for trustworthy companies to deal with and seeking advice on how to avoid being victimized by consumer fraud.