The Business Architecture Guild® Adds Three New Members to the Board of Directors

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The Business Architecture Guild® Announces Three New Members to the Board of Directors

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3 New Board Members and Industires

These new board members are longstanding contributors who will play key roles in helping the Guild continue to evolve. They also highlight the Guild’s expanding focus on vertical industries.

The new board members bring invaluable expertise to the Business Architecture Guild® as it continues to expand its outreach, enhances its partnering abilities, and collaboratively evolve A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge® (BIZBOK® Guide). The new Board members include:

Diane Le Beau, Director of Business Architecture at United Airlines. Diane is an experienced leader with expertise in mergers and integration, process analysis, and strategic approaches to business improvement. In her role, Diane has the responsibility for managing a common view of the airline's capabilities and works across the business and with senior management to meet strategic business demands. In addition, she collaborates with program and project teams in articulating project scope, documenting current and future state, and identifying gaps and pain points. Diane contributes to industry workshops and summits on business architecture. She graduated from Northwood University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Management. Diane is leading BA Guild efforts to establish the Guild’s Council of Executive Advisors.

Alex Randell, Consulting Business Architect at Principal Financial Group. As a business architect, he facilitates the translation of business strategy and capabilities, including strategy-to-execution framework, business/technology alignment, and business transformations. Alex is a member of the Business Architecture Guild's Editorial Board, and chairs the Collaborative Leadership Team. He is also the founder of the Business Architecture Guild Gathering Community of Des Moines, Iowa. Alex has experience in marketing and technology across diverse industries, and holds an MBA with a Marketing emphasis from the University of Iowa.

Chalon Mullins, Enterprise Architect with experience in a variety of industries, such as financial services and health care. Throughout his career he has worked with a variety of organizations establish robust, comprehensive, and repeatable architectural practices. To that end he has been active with a variety of standards and standards bodies, for example, working on the curriculum for object-oriented design using UML while with the Lockheed Martin Advanced Concepts Center, and representing Charles Schwab at the Object Management Group and World Wide Web Consortium. His current role with Kaiser Permanente charges him with developing the target architecture and business architecture practices. At the BA Guild, Chalon has been active in a number of collaborative teams: the metamodel team, the customer experience team, and the information mapping team. He has also assumed the leadership role in the team developing a reference model for the health care provider industry.

“These new board members are longstanding contributors who will play key roles in helping the Guild continue to evolve. They also highlight the Guild’s expanding focus on vertical industries, where Guild-originated reference models are putting a major footprint across insurance, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and other industries. We are fortunate and excited to have them join our board.”
-William Ulrich, President of the Business Architecture Guild®.

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The primary purpose of the Business Architecture Guild® is “to promote best practices and expand the knowledgebase of the business architecture discipline.” The Guild is an international, not-for-profit, member-based organization that provides valuable resources to business architecture practitioners and others interested in the field. The Business Architecture Guild® is the source of A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge® (BIZBOK® Guide) and providers of the Certified Business Architect (CBA)® program, which certifies business architects worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.businessarchitectureguild.org.

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