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Meet the BarterSaves Team

George Ackerson
CEO and CoFounder
George Ackerson is currently CEO and CoFounder of BarterSaves, a New Jersey based barter exchange that enables local business owners to trade what they have for the things they need. Prior to BarterSaves, George spent the last 20 professional working years within technology, mobility, applications, sales and business development. George was the CEO and CoFounder of MyMBPP, a mobile app and platform for bill presentment and payment which allowed companies to pay invoices and facilitate various customer relationship management functions. George has also held various senior sales and management positions with companies in the technology space such as BlackBerry, NTENT, KiwiTech, OSG and others. George has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland University College.
René Ackerson
President and CoFounder
René Ackerson is currently President and CoFounder of the BarterSaves Trade Exchange, the area's preferred barter club. She is passionate about helping local business owners grow their cash and barter business with new customers. Her experience in corporate America and her past entrepreneurship was essential for her to gain the knowledge and experience to successfully grow BarterSaves. Prior to BarterSaves, from 2011-2015, René founded Creative Media Solutions (a media agency) and Neighborhood Money Saver Magazine. For over 20 years René has worked for various media companies in both digital and print advertising solutions. She has served local businesses by holding sales and management positions in companies such as Gannett, Yahoo (formerly and DexYP (formerly Super Media). René Ackerson has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Florida.
Lisa Britt
Senior Business Development Director
Lisa Britt is currently Senior Business Development Director at the BarterSaves Trade Exchange. She is an accomplished Sales and Marketing Professional with over 25 years of proven expertise in generating new revenue streams and long-term partnerships within the local Central Jersey marketplace. Prior to BarterSaves, Lisa worked closely with a diverse client base including many of the area's leading businesses providing full marketing and sales strategy support while representing leading media companies such as Gannett NJ and Living In Media & Marketing. She has also provided media research and sales support to a variety of leading national publications including U.S. News & World Report, The Atlantic Monthly, Time Magazine Group, Meredith, Forbes & Newsweek. Lisa has a Bachelor's Degree from the State University of New York at Albany.