AUBURN, WA – July 29, 2019 - Blood Bank Computer Systems, Inc. (BBCS) today announces Brian Forbis as the new CEO. Brian was previously the Vice President and succeeds Beth McGee who served in the CEO position for 24 years.
“It is with great pride that I am turning over the reins of BBCS to my very capable son, Brian. He shares my passion for our clients, their communities and the industry we serve. Over the years, Brian has been diligent about learning every facet of the organization in preparation for his transition to CEO. We are confident that Brian will lead BBCS to new heights,” said Beth McGee, President of BBCS.
Brian joined BBCS in 2007 in a business development role, becoming the second generation in the family business. In 2008, he was promoted to Sales & Implementation Manager and to Director of Products & Business Development in 2009. In 2013, Brian became Vice President, where he has since led the team through 510(k) approvals, numerous product enhancements and represented BBCS throughout the industry.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to lead this organization during such an exciting time. BBCS is continually evolving to meet the needs of our blood centers and I’m looking forward to making a difference in this ever-changing industry. I am blessed to have had my amazing mother and mentor, Beth, to look up to all these years and to help guide me on this journey that we have shared together. Her leadership and passion for this industry has not only impacted us at BBCS, but each and every one of our clients,” said Brian Forbis, CEO of BBCS.
Beth will continue to provide leadership in her role as Chairman of the Board, President of BBCS and will also remain a part of the Executive Team.
For over 30 years, Blood Bank Computer Systems, Inc. (BBCS) has been a dedicated partner to the blood banking industry. BBCS has chosen to remain privately owned to ensure that we can focus on fulfilling our commitments to our clients, the communities that they serve, and the industry. By establishing an annual BBCS CEO Summit, hosting annual meetings with our User Group, and participating in industry conferences we have built rich partnerships with our clients, vendors, and industry organizations.