July 2nd, 10 a.m. PT – The Business Architecture Guild announces the addition of four new board members. The new board members bring invaluable expertise to the Guild as it continues to expand its outreach, enhances its partnering abilities, and collaboratively develops an evolving Body of Knowledge (BOK). The new Board members include:
Tammy Adams, a well-regarded project facilitator and strategic thinker. Tammy’s skill set brings additional focus to the creation of the profession’s BOK, and improved benefits to the Guild’s current members. Tammy will serve as the Guild’s Chairman of the Board.
Robert Bratulic, who is applying his expertise in organizational change to the newly created role of Editor-in-Chief. His ability to visualize a project outcome, communicate with all stakeholders, formalize outcomes, and prioritize goals has clarified the process of creating an evolving, living body of knowledge for all involved.
Greg Geracie, another new board member who brings invaluable skills and experience to the Business Architecture Guild. A best–selling author who is leading the industry effort to develop the product management body of knowledge (ProdBOK®), Greg’s experience is invaluable. Greg is co-ordinating partnering requests from industry organizations, and helping to expand our outreach to prospective members across the globe.
Linda Finley, our newest Board member and we are very excited to have her experience, energy, and love of collaborative teamwork contributing to our organization. Linda is the co-chair and Board liaison to our Collaboration team, working with the Guild’s associate level members on channeling the power of their feedback and input into future releases of the BOK.
“It gives me great pleasure to see the quality of individuals that have chosen to join our Board of Directors. I look forward to their many contributions and I’m confident that their experience and skills will speed along our critical growth objectives.”
- William Ulrich, President of the Business Architecture Guild
For brief bios of the board of directors, click here.
The Guild has made several additional changes to its organizational structure.
John Machiski of Daiichi Sankyo Inc. has agreed to step into the role of co-chair of the Collaboration team as well as the member representative for this team. John’s taking the lead on creating goals based on collaboration outcomes.
Steve DuPont of the Boeing Company has joined the Advisory Board. We value Steve’s passion and look forward to his input.
Whynde Melaragno, of STA Group, has stepped down as our Guild secretary, but has been added to our advisory board. We are very grateful for her past contributions and continued commitment to the work of the Guild.
Janice Lewis, of Pfizer, Inc., has agreed to step into the role of Secretary beginning July, 2012. We look forward to working with Janice.
The primary purpose of the Business Architecture Guild is to promote best practices and expand the knowledgebase of the Business Architecture discipline. We are the place to go for business architecture knowledge. We are building Business Architecture Body of Knowledge (BIZBOK™) with the input of our authors, advisory board and members. We are happy to have so many industry practitioners recognize and rally around our efforts.