Chicago, IL - April 9, 2010- Janice Zimmermann, senior commercial relationship manager for Harris N.A. in Chicago, Ill., has been re-elected as Vice Chairman of the Board for the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.
Zimmermann has been on the Executive Committee for one year. She has been on the Board of Directors for another year. Harris N.A. has been an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau since 1997.
“We are very pleased to have Janice Zimmermann, with her extensive business knowledge and appreciation for business issues, on our Board of Directors,” said Steve J. Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau. “As a long-time supporter of the BBB, Janice understands the importance that ethical business behavior has in creating and sustaining a successful business. Her knowledge and active participation in BBB programs continue to be an even greater benefit and example to our 7,000 current northern Illinois Accredited Businesses, along with those wishing to apply for Accreditation.”
To benefit consumers, the Better Business Bureau as an unbiased non-profit organization provides objective advice and information on companies with its BBB Reliability Reports and educational information. The BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution services for consumers and businesses. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, 125 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring nearly four million local and national businesses and charities. For more information visit www.bbb.org.
Harris is an integrated financial service organization providing more than 1.2 million personal, business and corporate clients with banking, lending, investing and wealth management solutions. The organization is a member of the BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), which also provides corporate and investment banking services in the U.S. under the BMO Capital Markets name.
Janice Zimmermann resides on the north side of Chicago.