Aaron Barnes, CBRM
CEO, Co-founder of BRM Institute, Board of Director, BRM Institute Executive Council Vice Chair, and Knowledge Team Leader
As co-founder and CEO of Business Relationship Management (BRM) Institute, Aaron Barnes’ passion for driving business value, building strategic partnerships and evolving enterprise culture pairs perfectly with his ability to design approachable strategies and implementation techniques. Aaron’s professional contributions to BRM include the Interactive Body of Knowledge, training programs and certification systems as well as co-authoring the BRMP and CBRM guides. He co-facilitated the creation of the global BRM community and the universally adopted BRM discipline.
His constant focus on delivering business value leaves a tangible trail of success across the globe. This success can be traced through a wide range of companies including PepsiCo, Columbia Sportswear, Cargill, Progressive Insurance and The University of Sydney.
A few of Aaron’s achievements beyond the co-creation of the BRM Institute include Global Director of Retail Applications for Columbia Sportswear, the Director and Solution Strategist for JDA Software and a seat on the City Council of Sidney Nebraska.