Palmetto Chapter Launched

New International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) Chapter Launched in the Palmetto State
Columbia, SC – December 4, 2017
The International Institute of Business Analysis continues to grow in the Southeast by establishing the Palmetto Chapter of IIBA in Columbia, SC. The new chapter, led by President Lianne Watford, was officially chartered on November 2, 2017.
"We are extremely pleased to recognize the Palmetto Chapter as an officially chartered chapter and affiliate of IIBA," said Jared Gorai, Director, Regions and Chapters, IIBA®.
Lianne Watford and the highly experienced Palmetto Chapter Board of Directors bring multiple decades of knowledge to the new organization.
“We are so looking forward to furthering the mission of the IIBA in Columbia and the surrounding areas. We intended to work very hard to unite the BA community and provide opportunities to network, educate and share our experiences” said President Watford. “There are many talented people in the area and we plan to arm all participants with the tools and resources to create better business outcomes for themselves and their clients.”
The first meeting of the Palmetto Chapter will be held at 12pm on January 23, 2018 at AgFirst Farm Credit, 1901 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201 
About International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®)
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is a professional association dedicated to helping the business analysis community create better business outcomes. IIBA connects more than 29,000 Members, over 290 Corporate Members and 117 Chapters worldwide. As the voice of the business analysis community, IIBA maintains international standards of practice, certifications, professional development and networking opportunities through a community of BA professionals and strategic alliances. For more information, please visit:
To learn more about the Palmetto IIBA chapter or to join, please contact
Lianne Watford, President