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Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CBBB is a business or industry association based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1970. As of 2019 they had $29 million in revenue and $12 million in assets.

The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) is the network hub for BBBs in the US, Canada and Mexico. Like BBBs, CBBB is dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers.

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Program areas at CBBB

Promote fair Business with respect to trade and consumers - includes expense for media coverage, publications, and outreach to traditional news media outlets (i.e. Public service announcements concerning ethical Business practices) and support of 100 local independent, non-profit bbbs across the u.s., canada, and mexico.

Promote fair Business practice in the auto industry - operation of a nationwide dispute resolution mechanism that includes mediation and arbitration of disputes between buyers and manufacturers of domestic and imported automobiles, light trucks and recreational vehicles. The purpose of the program is to promote a fair and efficient means to settle consumer disputes with auto manufacturers, thereby benefiting the public and the automobile industry.

Promote fair advertising - operation of the national advertising division, national advertising review board, advertising self-regulatory Council, children's advertising review unit, online behavioral advertising, and children's food and beverage advertising initiative, all of which are concerned with developing, monitoring and fostering adherence to ethical guidelines within the advertising industry through voluntary self-regulation.

Form 990s for CBBB

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 31, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Mar 2, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Feb 17, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CBBB

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$26,753,387
Investment income and dividends$103,653
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$39,754
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,293,885
Total revenues$29,190,679

Vendors for CBBB

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
██████ ███████ ████Insurance2019-12-31
████ █████████ ███████ ██ █████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ ██████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$6162019-12-31
█████████ ███████ ███████Insurance agent or broker$1212019-12-31
██████ ████████ █████████ ████Insurance agent or broker$15,3282019-12-31
█████████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting2019-10-31
██████ ███Software2019-09-16
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at CBBB

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Beverly BaskinPresident and Chief Executive Officer$301,494Dec. 31, 2018
Herman Art TaylorPresident and Chief Executive Officer , BBB Wga$0Dec. 31, 2018
███ ███████Chief Operating Officer-May 21, 2020
███████ ████Chief Financial Officer$0May 21, 2020
█████████ ████Chief Communications Officer-May 21, 2020
███ █████████Chief Technology Officer-May 21, 2020
█████ ██████Chief Development Officer-May 21, 2020
██████ ███████Chief Strategy Officer$395,197Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████Interim Executive Director$0May 21, 2020
███████ ████████████Executive Director-May 21, 2020
...and 32 more key personnel

Peer business and industry associations

1Airlines for America (A4A)501(c)(6)$39 millionWashington, DC
2Virginia Utility Protection Service501(c)(6)$8.6 millionRoanoke, VA
3Yoga Alliance501(c)(6)$9.8 millionArlington, VA
4Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA)501(c)(6)$121 millionUnited Kingdom,
5National Futures Association (NFA)501(c)(6)$115 millionChicago, IL
6Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)501(c)(6)$87 millionWashington, DC
7Building Industry Association of So CA501(c)(6)$8.0 millionIrvine, CA
8National Cotton Council of America (NCC)501(c)(6)$12 millionCordova, TN
9National Railway Labor Conference (NRLC)501(c)(6)$10 millionArlington, VA
10Florida Reliability Coordinating Council501(c)(6)$18 millionTampa, FL
11National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)501(c)(6)$43 millionArlington, VA
12Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association501(c)(6)$14 millionRichmond, VA
13Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)501(c)(6)$11 millionArlington, VA
14National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA)501(c)(6)$11 millionAlexandria, VA
15National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)501(c)(6)$12 millionAlexandria, VA
16National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA)501(c)(6)$14 millionAlexandria, VA
17Amt-The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)501(c)(6)$49 millionMclean, VA
18Ces (CEA)501(c)(6)$126 millionArlington, VA
19National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA)501(c)(6)$14 millionAlexandria, VA
20International Copper Association501(c)(6)$44 millionMclean, VA
21Avixa501(c)(6)$37 millionFairfax, VA
22National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)501(c)(6)$39 millionAlexandria, VA
23National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO)501(c)(6)$7.7 millionAlexandria, VA
24National Glass Association (NGA)501(c)(6)$8.9 millionVienna, VA
25Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association / Smacna501(c)(6)$13 millionChantilly, VA