GABB October 2013 Meeting Minutes

GABB General Membership Meeting Minutes          

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:30 a.m.                       

South Terraces Conference Center

44 Members and Affiliates in AttendanceCall to Order- Matt Slappey, President Introduction of Members & Guests

Minutes of August General Meeting, Kent Reed, Secretary

Sponsors Mention

  • Platinum sponsors spoke briefly about their services

Membership Updates, Paul Cushman, Director

  • None

Ethics Minute – David Chambless

  • None

  Announced Proposed Board Members for 2014

  • Dave Chambless-President; Matt Slappey – Past President; Mike Kelly – Vice President, Jon Merry – Treasurer; Kent Reed – Secretary;

Introduction of Guest Speaker:

·         Guest speakers were Karl Kirsch, CAE, Executive Director of the International Business Brokers Association, and Maggie Nicholson, the IBBA education & certification manager. They spoke about the current business climate, the IBBA and members benefits as well as the CBI designation.

Upcoming Events, Matt Slappey, President

  • Holiday Gala – December 5th at Maggianos in Buckhead

Meeting Adjournment

Matt Slappey, President adjourned the meeting

Respectfully submitted,

Kent B. Reed  

Kent B. Reed  – GABB Secretary

2013 Board Members______________________________________________________

President: Matt Slappey

Vice President: Jeff Merry

Secretary: Kent Reed

Treasurer: Gareth Young

Director: Mike Kelly

Director: TBD

Director: Dave Chambless*

*Immediate Past President