FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
InBIA Welcomes New Directors
June 22, 2023
ORLANDO, FL – Members of the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) have elected five individuals to the board of directors to serve three-years terms. The term will begin October 1, 2023.
The new member of the InBIA board is:
• Marc Alessi, Executive Director, Business Incubator Association of New York State
The existing board members who are returning for their second term are:
• Anthony Durante, Manager of Entrepreneurial Support, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania
• Linda Fowler, President, Regionerate, LLC
• Brad Rickelman, Assistant Director, Meridian Technology Center Business Incubator
• Lisa Smith, Founding Executive Director, Bowie Business Innovation Center
“Each of the new board members is a thought leader in our industry and brings a history of involvement with InBIA,” says InBIA President and CEO Charles Ross. “Board members prioritize member services, oversee the association’s financial well-being and plan for the future. We appreciate their commitment to making InBIA a better organization in every way.”
The new board members will be instated to the board of directors during the fall board meeting in October.
InBIA’s Board of Directors consists of leaders from entrepreneurship centers from across the country and world. The 15-member governing body is charged with guiding the direction of the association. The board will meet again this fall to continue setting the strategic direction for the association in its mission to provide entrepreneur support professionals with resources, training, thought leadership and community to help improve entrepreneurial outcomes.
ABOUT the International Business Innovation Association
InBIA is a global nonprofit with over 1,200 members that lead entrepreneurship centers in over 30 countries. For over 35 years, InBIA has provided industry best practices through education while enabling collaboration, mentorship, peer-based learning and the sharing of innovative ideas for entrepreneurs across the globe. InBIA is the premier organization for business incubators, accelerators, coworking spaces, and other entrepreneurship centers.
For general press-related questions, please contact Charles Ross at [email protected].