Chicago, IL - April 12, 2010- Jerry Cole, chairman and CEO of Waste Gasification Systems, Inc., Chicago, Ill., has been re-elected as Vice Chairman of the Board for the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.
Cole has been Vice Chairman of the Better Business Bureau for the past four years and on the Board of Directors for another 22 years. Waste Gasification Systems, Inc. has been an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau since 2006.
“We are very pleased to have Jerry Cole, with his 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, Jerry understands the importance that ethical business behavior has in creating and sustaining a successful business. His 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.
Jerry Cole resides on the near north side of Chicago.