Chicago, IL - April 19, 2010- Michael E. Stanczak, vice president – North Region for Lehigh Hanson, Chicago, Ill., has been re-elected as Secretary for the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.
Stanczak has been Secretary of the Better Business Bureau for the past three years and on the Board of Directors for another eight years. He also served as the Better Business Bureau Chairman for three years. Lehigh Hanson has been an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau since 1933.
“We are very pleased to have Michael Stanczak, 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, Michael 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.
Michael Stanczak resides in Kildeer, Illinois.
As a private, non-profit organization, the purpose of the Better Business Bureau is to promote an ethical marketplace. BBBs help resolve buyer/seller complaints by means of conciliation, mediation and arbitration. BBBs also review advertising claims, online business practices and charitable organizations. BBBs develop and issue reports on businesses and nonprofit organizations and encourage people to check out a company or charity before making a purchase or donation.