The AOII Executive Board has completed the process to fill the open Executive Board Vice President position on the 2017-2019 Executive Board. We are pleased to announce that Barbara (Barb) Zipperian has been appointed to fill the position. Barb begins her term immediately to fulfill the opening through the end of the biennium.
Barb served as AOII International President for the 2009-2011 biennium. She was first elected to the Executive Board in 2004 after a year on the Budget/Finance Committee. She served two terms as Vice President of Finance before being elected International President. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Barb attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and was initiated into Kappa Kappa Chapter in 1977 where she served as Chapter Treasurer and Chapter President. She graduated from Ball State with a degree in accounting and became a certified public accountant. She has held numerous AOII volunteer positions and has been a member of multiple alumnae chapters. Most recently, Barb served as co-chair of the Resolution 1 International Governance Practices, Review and Education Task Force after the 2017 Convention.
Professionally, Barb is a retired banking/finance executive with a 38-year career. Most recently she worked for The Lawrence Group in Nashville, Tennessee where her primary responsibilities were Founder, Board Director and Chief Financial Officer for the group’s Nashville, Tennessee bank, Tennessee Bank & Trust. She was formally Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Avenue Financial Holdings, Inc. and one of the company’s four founders. She is involved in many professional and civic organizations and has been recognized for her leadership and work in the banking field by Indianapolis Women Magazine, Ball State University’s Miller College of Business and the Nashville Business Journal.
Married to husband Ken for 38 years, the couple has two grown sons, Phillip and Jason. Barb enjoys playing golf, traveling, reading, boating and spending time with her husband at the couple’s floating home on Norris Lake in East Tennessee.
We welcome Barb to the AOII Executive Board.
The 2017-2019 Executive Board