IRTA’s 2018 Convention Award Recipients Honored

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IRTA is pleased to announce this year’s 2018 Convention award recipients and thanks each of them for their valuable contributions to the barter industry.

This year’s major award recipients are:

  • David Wallach

Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Mary Ellen Rosinski, Tradesource

Paul St. Martin Outstanding Achievement Award:

  • Karen Welch, We Trade Network

Legends of Barter Award:

  • Ric Zampatti, The Barter Company
  • Gary Oshry, New England Trade
  • Graham Brain, Bartercard/Thailand
  • Tanya Galdamez, Crescent City Trade
  • William Riggs, Community Connect Trade
  • Niki Inlow, IMS Barter

UC Broker of the Year

  • Star Riggs, Community Connect Trade

The following individuals received professional designations:

Certified Trade Broker (CTB)

  • Matt Lawrence, IMS Barter
  • Heather Aucoin, Crescent City Trade
  • Angie Kew, Metro Trade
  • Jazmin Garcia, Hudson Barter
  • Jessica Jones, Tradebank

Registered Trade Broker (RTB)

  • Karen Callahan, Barter Systems

IRTA congratulates all of this year’s award recipients and new CTB/RTB’s!

For more information on IRTA and UC, contact IRTA’s President & CEO, Ron Whitney at or 757-393-2292, or IRTA’s Project Manager & International Broker, Patty Weston at or 407-951-6797.