Better Business Bureau® (BBB) serving Central Ohio announced today the addition of Brian Brooks to its Board of Directors for a three-year term.
“We are pleased to have this caliber of business leaders who volunteer their time to support our BBB in the expansion of ethical business practices throughout Central Ohio,” said Kip Morse, BBB President and CEO. “Each is committed to our mission of advancing marketplace trust in our communities.”
Brian Brooks is President and Co-Owner of E.E. Ward Moving & Storage. Founded in 1881, E.E. Ward is one of the oldest African-American owned businesses in the United States. E.E. Ward was the recipient of the Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio’s 2012 Torch Award for Ethical Enterprises and the BBB Business Integrity Award.
“The BBB is focused on building a community based on trust and ethical exchanges between consumers and businesses,” said Rob Hiss, chairperson of the board of directors for BBB serving Central Ohio. “We know a strong, diverse board will help us in advancing this mission and we welcome the addition of this talented individual. We look forward to his contributions and impact on behalf of the central Ohio business community.”
The 29 member board represents accredited companies as well as Public Members representing law enforcement, associations and institutions and comprise a broad range of industries and size categories. The Boards’ role are to advise BBB policy and to help guide the BBB Team to serve the 21 counties in central Ohio as the leader in advancing marketplace trust by creating a community of trustworthy businesses.
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2013, people turned to BBB more than 132 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. BBB Serving Central Ohio was founded in 1921 and serving 21 counties in Ohio, is one of 112 local, independent BBBs across North America.