BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust is pleased to welcome Aric K. Perminter, Chairman & CEO of Lynx Technology Partners, LLC., as a new member of its Board of Directors.  

“I’m thrilled Aric K. Perminter has agreed to join the board,” said Melissa Lanning Trumpower, BBB Institute’s executive director. “He brings a unique perspective thanks to his strong background building and leading companies dedicated to cybersecurity and his many years of volunteer work empowering people to avoid fraud. He has a strong passion for our mission of fostering a trustworthy marketplace and is already offering new ideas on how to expand our impact.” 

Mr. Perminter brings a wealth of experience in the field of cybersecurity and in leading missions to support underserved populations. The company he founded, Lynx Technology Partners, LLC, provides endpoint security and risk management services, and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

He is a founding member of Cyversity, a non-profit organization dedicated to the academic and professional success of women and underrepresented minorities. The Cyversity Ambassador Program convenes changemakers and industry leaders with a demonstrated commitment to the creation of a more diverse cybersecurity workforce. Mr. Perminter serves on multiple boards and is an investor in numerous start-ups.  The foundation of his career was built upon his honorable service in the U.S. Army. 

“I am honored to join the Board of Directors and excited to work with such a talented and committed team,” said Aric K. Perminter.  “I look forward to leveraging my cybersecurity and risk management experience to support the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust’s mission to advocate for policies and practices that promote transparency, accountability, and ethical behavior in the marketplace. Together with ‘Mel’ and her leadership team, we will continue to build on the organization’s successes and create a better future for our stakeholders.”

With his passion for service and unparalleled insights into the business landscape, we are proud to welcome Mr. Perminter to our board.