IRTA Names New Executive Director
The Board of
Directors of the International Reciprocal Trade Association named
Ron Whitney as the IRTA interim Executive Director at their Savannah
(GA) meeting that was held on September 9, 2007.
the newly elected president of IRTA, confirmed, �The IRTA Global
Board of Directors is delighted that Ron has accepted the position.
He is extremely well qualified, and I know that he will be very
effective in all areas of this important role.�
Whitney has 15
years experience in the barter business. He founded and built Barter
Network, in Chadds Ford (PA), into one of the largest organized
trade exchanges on the east coast.
initially focus on building the IRTA membership base and creating
new ways to further expand membership services,� stressed Whitney.
He holds a BA
in Political Science from George Washington University, and a JD
from Widener University Law School. He also is the U.S. barter
industry�s liaison with the U.S. government, serving on the IRS�s
business advisory group, IRPAC (Information Reporting Program
Krista Vardabash who resigned as IRTA Executive Director after seven
years of distinguished service. IRTA represents and serves the
modern trade and barter industry, which is dedicated to monetizing
excess business capacities that bring additional revenues and
profits to the industry�s 400,000 worldwide business clients.
The IRTA stated
mission is: To provide to its members an ethics based global network
for the enhancement of trade and alternative capital systems,
through ongoing education, self regulation, and standards