BBB Names 2017 Board, Adds Four New Business Leaders
(Lake Havasu City, Arizona – February 15, 2017) Better Business Bureau Serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona (BBB) welcomes new industry expertise to its 2017 board of directors ranging from law enforcement and security to commercial cleaning and health and wellness.
David Lorenz, vice president and commercial relationship manager with First Fidelity Bank is BBB’s 2017 chairman, while Ken Bonham, partner at Lucid Agency, serves as vice chair. Mike Bontrager with Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Carrie Young with SRP and Gary Sneed with Desert Schools Federal Credit Union complete the board’s executive committee.
“Thanks to strong board leadership, our BBB relocated to a 30,000 foot campus in Central Phoenix last February. In the last year, we’ve become a meeting destination for local businesses and have created nearly 40 new jobs,” BBB President/CEO Matthew Fehling said. “I could not ask for a more engaged group of professions to help BBB ‘move the needle.”
Additionally, four Arizona business leaders join the 33-person, nonprofit board bringing diverse industry expertise. New BBB board directors include:
Kim Anderson-Matich, CEO, Anderson Security Agency, Ltd.
Michael Kurtenbach, Executive Assistant Chief, Phoenix Police Department
Cheryl Lewis, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Isagenix
Chris Sharfner, Owner, C & J Professional Cleaning Services
Organizations and expertise also represented on BBB’s 2017 board include:
Ashley Furniture Homestores
Cue Financial Group, Inc.
Dircks Moving Services
Mu Shu Asian Grill
Reveal Concepts Co.
Snell & Wilmer
Sun Devil Auto
Triad Consulting Corporation
U.S. Postal Inspection Service
“It is a highlight of my professional career to serve as board chairman for the Greater Arizona Better Business Bureau in 2017. Matthew Fehling is an empowering leader surrounded by a staff of uniquely talented, hardworking team members. Likewise, BBB is supported by a board of experienced Arizona business leaders who really care to make a difference for consumers and businesses in the community,” Lorenz said.
About Better Business Bureau Serving Central, Northern & Western Arizona
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 172 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 5.3 million businesses and 11,000 charities, all available free at bbb.org. Incorporated locally in 1938, BBB serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona serves 10 counties through its campuses in Phoenix, Lake Havasu City, Prescott and Yuma, supported by over 11,300 BBB Accredited Businesses. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to high standards of ethical business practices. BBB provides objective advice, free business reviews and charity reports, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust.