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Allison

Allison Martin

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Marketing; Western Kentucky University

Association Management Professional Since:
2015

What inspires you about your work?
I love working with as a collaborative team to bring an associations goals and missions to life. This, as well as, working alongside industry leaders who are passionate about their careers is extremely rewarding.

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Amy G

Amy Glasscock

Title:
Senior Policy Analyst

Degrees and Credentials:
BA, Berea College. MA, University of Kentucky Patterson School

Association Management Professional Since:
2008

What inspires you about your work?
I like dealing with policy issues on the national scale. It gives me a chance to get a snapshot of what’s going on around the country and I get to see the big picture in a particular policy area.

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Amy T

Amy Thornburg

Title:
Association Support

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Purdue University

Association Management Professional Since:
2001

What inspires you about your work?
I am inspired by the connection that associations have with the industries they serve, and I enjoy the variety of responsibilities within association management. Supporting members who share their time and talents with their association also energizes me to do my best work in helping their organization succeed.

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Autumn

Autumn Phelps

Title:
Account Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Communications from University of Kentucky

Association Management Professional Since:
2017

What inspires you about your work?
It’s inspiring to see a community of healthcare professionals coming together to make an impact within the industry. I’m excited to be able to work with the association members and help drive their mission to achieve their goals.

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Carly

Carly Miller

Title:
Program Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Integrated Strategic Communications with a focus in Creative Advertising, Minor in Psychology

Association Management Professional Since:
2016

What inspires you about your work?
It is exciting to work in a collaborative environment where the main focus is always the success of each one of our clients and their members.The dedication of the whole team to achieve the same goals ensures positive results for our clients. It is the thought and care put into making each association thrive that makes AMR such a special place to work.

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Catie

Catie Parsley

Title:
Accountant

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Association Management Professional Since:
2016

What inspires you about your work?
I am very excited to learn about a different type of accounting than what I am used to, as well as for for such a great company.

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Cecilia

Cecilia Walker

Title:
Accountant

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelors of Science, Accounting

Association Management Professional Since:
2019

What inspires you about your work?
I love being able to use my skills, while also learning new skills, to help our team within AMR and our clients better understand that financials are more than just numbers.

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Cody

Cody Embry

Title:
Assistant Controller

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Master of Science, Accounting
Certified Public Accountant

Association Management Professional Since:
2019

What inspires you about your work?:
I enjoy being able to use my skills to help clients understand the story behind the numbers and educating clients on how certain decisions and actions flow through the financial results. I like to get a sense of what information they need and look for what may be unique to their organization and to tailor the presentation to make that a traceable metric they can easily follow.

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Courtney

Courtney Woomer

Title:
HR Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Finance

Association Management Professional Since:
2018

What inspires you about your work?:
I’m inspired by the dedicated service that AMR provides and the genuine desire we all have to please our clients and help them achieve their goals. It’s very rewarding to believe in the work that you do.

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DeLaine

DeLaine Bender

Title:
Vice President of Client Services

Degrees and Credentials:
Certified Association Executive (CAE), Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communications, University of Oklahoma

Association Management Professional Since:
1995

What inspires you about your work?
In my career, I have been blessed to work with some amazing, inspiring association leaders, who have become mentors and friends. I also enjoy the challenging, ever-changing environment of associations, and the sense of fulfillment in having made a difference in profession or on an issue.

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Delphine

Delphine Tanner

Title:
Education and Events Manager

Association Management Professional Since:
2016

What inspires you about your work?
Meeting new people and expanding my knowledge and skills within the industry.

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Doug

Doug Robinson

Title:
Executive Director, NASCIO

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration

Association Management Professional Since:
2004

What inspires you about your work?
Serving a community of dedicated state government officials who have a very difficult job.  The opportunity to lead and advocate for our members and build alliances with strategic partners to advance our mission.

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Emily G

Emily Glass

Title:
Education and Events Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts Journalism, University of Kentucky; Certification, Conference & Meetings, University of Georgia

Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) Digital Event Strategist (DES)

Association Management Professional Since:
2006

What inspires you about your work? Having been given the opportunity to serve a group of professionals while also having the ability to learn a little more about their world of expertise allows me the gift of growing professionally and personally. I look forward to opening a world full of opportunities and new adventures for our AMR clients.

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Emily L

Emily Lane

Title:
Program and Brand Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Master of Public Administration, University of Kentucky; Masters, Western Kentucky University; Bachelors of Science, University of Kentucky, Certified Association Executive (CAE)

Association Management Professional Since:
2015

What inspires you about your work?
The energy around the association is infectious. I’m surrounded by great people who love what they do and do it well; from my client-specific team, to the larger AMR team, to the association members.

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Emily W

Emily Williams

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts, Eastern Kentucky University

Association Management Professional Since:
2012

What inspires you about your work?
I love working with the members and leaders. I really enjoy working with this organization to help come up with fun and creative ways to grow.

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Eric

Eric Sweden

Title:
Program Director, Enterprise Architecture & Governance

Degrees and Credentials:
MBA, Master of Business Administration, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management;MSIH, Masters of Science, Industrial and Public Health, University of Michigan, School of Public Health; Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO™), Rutgers University, School of Public Affairs and Administration, andPublic Technology Institute (PTI)

Association Management Professional Since:
2003

What inspires you about your work?
Serving our country and our states. Continually learning and facing new challenges in state government. Working with an incredible and dedicated team of public servants that includes our NASCIO staff, our AMR MS staff, our state CIOs and their staff, our corporate partners, and our many allied association partners that serve state government.

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Glen

Glen Ellwood

Title
Assistant Director of Education and Events

Degrees and Credentials
Master of Divinity, Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), LES

Association Management Professional Since
2011

What inspires you about your work?
The opportunity to be part of a creative team that has as their goal the creation of the very best conference experience for association members. To be part of a team that wants to lead and influence the meetings industry as thoughtleaders. To continue to show AMR clients that they have made the very best decision in securing our team to manage their association.

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Greta

Greta Rosler

Title:
Director of Program Strategy and Implementation

Degrees and Credentials:
MSN RN NEA-BC CPXP

Association Management Professional Since:
2018

What inspires you about your work?
I am inspired by the opportunity to work with health care professionals, who take care of patients, to make their interactions with everyone they serve the best. To be a sick, vulnerable person in crisis who experiences exemplar communication from a health care professional or clinician is an unparalleled experience, and that is what makes me work hard every day!

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Heather

Heather Scott

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
MA Communications

Association Management Professional Since:
2017

What inspires you about your work?
I like being part of a team where everyone is interconnected. I have the perfect balance of being challenged with individual tasks along with collaborating with different individuals. I also like working with associations that are so closely tied to my degree.

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Hunter

Hunter Stoll

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts, Art History

Association Management Professional Since:
2019

What inspires you about your work?
I am inspired everyday by the passion behind the work for our clients. Working as a collaborative team is the best way to ensure success for all of our associations and no one does that better than AMR. Helping our associations achieve their goals is one of the most rewarding parts of this industry and it is exciting to be a part of that.

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Jennifer D

Jennifer Duckworth

Title:
Association Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Association Management Professional Since:
2010

What inspires you about your work?
It is rewarding to work with associations that have ability to impact meaningful change and drive professional growth within an industry. Working alongside dedicated volunteers to help fulfill their organization’s mission and serve their membership is something I truly enjoy.

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Jennifer T

Jennifer Taylor

Title:
Director of Human Resources

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Kentucky; PHR (Professional in Human Resources) Certification from HRCI

Association Management Professional Since:
1998

What inspires you about your work?
I’m fortunate to work for a company that believes in their employees and supports them with a culture that is dedicated to offering challenging work, development opportunities, and excellent benefits. This dedication inspires me to develop programs and policies that support them so they can continue to service our clients and their members.

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Jeremy

Jeremy Johannesen

Title:
Executive Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Certified Association Executive (CAE), Bachelor of Science in Arts Education, College of Saint Rose (Albany, NY)

Association Management Professional Since:
2004

What inspires you about your work?
Associations bring people together to advance their common goals, share best practices and improve their profession; in supporting those directives I endeavor to make communities stronger, and the world a tiny bit better each day.

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Jessica W

Jessica Willhoite

Title:
Association Administrator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Management at Western KY University Certification from HRCI

Association Management Professional Since:
2019

What inspires you about your work?
I am beyond excited to be a part of the AMR Management Services team. I look forward to bringing value and success to the company as well as becoming passionate about the work I will do at AMR.

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Julie E

Julie Ellis

Title:
Digital Communications Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Integrated Strategic Communications and Bachelor’s of Science in Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles

Association Management Professional Since:
2018

What inspires you about your work?
I’m inspired to be a part of a team that is dedicated to serving each organization’s mission and delivering results that help them achieve their goals.

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Julie K

Julie Kahlfeldt

Title:
Executive Director

Degrees and Credentials:
BA English, MA Hospitality & Tourism

Association Management Professional Since:
1990

What inspires you about your work?
I have had the best career path ever all because of associations! From the beginning, I found an industry that made me feel valued; especially as a female. I truly believe that associations provide a valuable space for professionals to connect, grow and learn from one another. I love being part of that community and knowing that I contribute to the development of people who are passionate about their association. It means so much to see a small group come together to realize their strategic goals and grow personally and professionally from the experience. The sense of accomplishment from getting through a “crisis”, an important conference, or launching a new program, product, or service keeps me going every day.

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Julie P

Julie Pelstring

Title:
Creative Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, University of Kentucky

Association Management Professional Since:
2017

What inspires you about your work?
Providing design solutions and helping client teams become more efficient and innovative is my passion. My favorite part about being an in-house graphic designer is working with colleagues as my clients. Serving the people I see every day compliments my outgoing and positive personality.

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Kate

Kate Millholland

Title:
Executive Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Texas at Austin

Association Management Professional Since:
2020

What inspires you about your work?
It is inspiring to work with and for members who care so deeply about their industry. Being a part of the AMR team, collaborating to achieve our clients’ mission, is rewarding and challenging in the best way.

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Katherine

 

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science from California University of Pennsylvania

Association Management Professional Since:
2021

What inspires you about your work?
The opportunity to collaborate with strong professionals who truly care about our clients. The idea of being a helping hand to ensure our clients reach their goals and succeed is truly inspiring.

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Kevin

Kevin Becknell

Title:
Director of Technology

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems

Association Management Professional Since:
2018

What inspires you about your work?
Working in association management is a way for me to be a small part of many organizations that are making a difference in their respective fields. Every day is an opportunity to help solve a new technology challenge.

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Kristy

Kristy Howard

Title:
Executive Director / Association Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Masters in Intercultural Studies

Association Management Professional Since:
2010

What inspires you about your work?
The best part of working in association management is getting to meet people from all over the country and assist them in running an organization that they are very passionate about. I’m inspired by the energy of our volunteers as we work together to better their association.

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LaQuanta

LaQuanta Kelso

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
B.A, M.S Psychology Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Association Management Professional Since:
2021

What inspires you about your work?
I love working with a purpose and being helpful. I love the vision and a mission that we stand for and I care about really get behind that mission and carrying it out. I really enjoy being a part of a team that really cares about that work they are doing, and the impact and footprint that it will make within the healthcare industry.

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Laura C

Laura Cooley

Title:
Director of Education and Outreach, American Academy on Communication in Healthcare

Degrees and Credentials:
M.A., Ph.D.

Association Management Professional Since:
2011

What inspires you about your work?
My skills and training relate to the specific context of communication in healthcare settings and I am grateful that association management allows me to apply these skills to directly serve the mission of the association. My commitment to the work, and the opportunity to deliver actionable steps to serve the needs of our members, inspires me to remain dedicated and continuously striving toward the growth of the association.

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Laura S

Laura Singler

Title:
Account Executive/Executive Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Strategic Communication, Certified Association Executive (CAE)

Association Management Professional Since:
2006

What inspires you about your work?
Working in association management has enabled me to work in a varied, challenging and fulfilling environment that has allowed me to grow both professionally and personally. Associations are a valuable asset to the economy and the world and I enjoy being in a position to help facilitate change and action within various industries through the work of associations. Working with the passionate members and leaders of associations and cultivating inspiring ideas creates limitless opportunities to learn, give back and grow.     

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Lauren M

Lauren Myers

Title:
Account Executive

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Communications specializing in Public Relations & Journalism

Association Management Professional Since:
2007

What inspires you about your work?
It inspires me to see the time and dedication members volunteer to further a common goal.

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Lauren S

Lauren Santangelo

Title:
Executive Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Journalism in Strategic Communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Association Management Professional Since:
2009

What inspires you about your work?
What inspires me most about working in association management is working alongsideassociation volunteer leaders and seeing their passion for their work. Being able to create content, offer guidance and provide resources and tools that help thembe more successful, or help to strengthen the industry in which they work is extremely gratifying.

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Leighann

Leighann Neal

Title:
Association Administrator

Degrees and Credentials:
B.A., Legal Studies, Psychology (double-major)

Association Management Professional Since:
2021

What inspires you about your work?
I am excited to empower others to accomplish their mission through our expert support. It is so rewarding to work alongside passionate professionals who are consciously working towards making a difference in the world.

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Lily

Lily Pennington

Title:
Project Coordinator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania University

Association Management Professional Since:
2017

What inspires you about your work?
As staff, we have an opportunity to help clients directly find success with their goals. Being part of a team who works directly with association growth and development is rewarding. I also enjoy AMR’s collaborative work environment.

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Lisa

Lisa Thompson

Title:
Deputy Director & Marketing Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Honors Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Bachelor of Arts in History – University of Kentucky

Association Management Professional Since
1998

What inspires you about your work? 
Association Management is never boring. You are always learning and innovating and it is never the same job twice. Knowing that the innovation we bring to the table helps our clients and elevates everyone involved is a wonderful feeling.

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Liz

Liz Fossett

Title:
Executive Director
Member Services Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University
Master of Business Administration, University of Kentucky
Certified Association Executive (CAE)

Association Management Professional Since:
2012

What inspires you about your work?
Assisting people as they build relationships and work together to improve their sector or community is inspiring work. I feel fortunate to work with so many passionate people.

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Lori

Lori Rempe

Title:
Membership and Sponsorship Manger

Association Management Professional Since:
2007

What inspires you about your work?
I have been working in Association Management for over 9 years with a career back ground in Travel and Tourism. I love the daily challenges of Association Management, interacting with members and being part of a team. My members first attitude ties in with the golden rule of treat others the way that you would like to be treated.

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Margaret

Margaret Cloyd

Title:
Association Administrator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in English

Association Management Professional Since:
2016

What inspires you about your work?
I am excited to bring my hardworking yet fun personality to AMR and my new clients. I hope they know they can count on me to get things done in a timely and efficient manner. I am here to serve!

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Matt

Matt Pincus

Title:
Director of Government Affairs

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelors Degree from Skidmore College & Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins

Association Management Professional Since:
2019

What inspires you about your work?
To be able to work on behalf of the state CIOs with an incredible team at NASCIO

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Melanie

Melanie Bowzer

Title:
Executive Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in English
Certified Association Executive (CAE)

Association Management Professional Since:
2011

What inspires you about your work?
I enjoy channeling the energy and innovative ideas from leadership into productive measures that move us closer to achieving the association’s long-term goals.  Association management provides opportunities to continually seek out new and unique ways to offer meaningful benefits and increase member engagement.

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Meredith

Meredith Ward

Title:
Director of Policy and Research

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts, Government, Centre College

Association Management Professional Since:
2002

What inspires you about your work?
I love ideas and I love people. So, being able to collaborate with people who love associations and are constantly coming up with innovative ideas inspires me.

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Melissa

Melissa Wilson

Title:
Deputy Director

Degrees and Credentials:
Certified Association Executive (CAE), Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM), Bachelors of Arts in Creative Advertising, University of Texas at Austin

Association Management Professional Since:
1993

What inspires you about your work?
Associations are built around creative collaboration and teamwork which I love! Over my career I have had the privilege of working alongside many volunteer leaders whose passion and dedication to their profession are truly inspiring. Knowing that my work can help bring an idea to fruition and effect meaningful change, particularly in healthcare, is an honor.

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Mike

Mike Cooke

Title:
Director of Web Strategy

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunication Baylor University

Association Management Professional Since:
2014

What inspires you about your work?
Every day is a new adventure and you never know what new web technology a client or client team wants to try next. Working in the association management world keeps me busy and my skills fresh. I love having the chance to be a member of several different teams here at AMR.

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Molly

Molly Marsh

Title:
Director of Education and Events

Degrees and Credentials:
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP); Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania University

Association Management Professional Since:
2007

What inspires you about your work?
I have a passion for the world of professional associations and the essential support, resources and connections they provide for members. I am an adult learning and meeting design nerd –I am continually inspired by the chance to design face-to-face meetings and innovate content strategy with new techniques, technologies and ideas.

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Nick

Nick Ruffin

Title:
President & Chief Executive Officer

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelors Degree in Business, Mississippi State University
Certified Association Executive (CAE)
Currently on the Board of the Association Management Company Institute (AMCI)

Association Management Professional Since:
2004

What inspires you about your work?
  As the President of AMR, I love being able to work with all of our clients and help them achieve their goals and overcome challenges.  At AMR, our tag line is turning vision into action and actually being a part of that for so many organizations is both inspiring and very rewarding.

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Rachael

Rachael Lawson

Title:
Association Administrator

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration

Association Management Professional Since:
2020

What inspires you about your work?
I am inspired by the dedication of our members each and every day, and the commitment that they have to further their education and initiatives. Being surrounded by such hardworking and dedicated professionals encourages me to strive to do my best each and every day and to continue to grow and learn in my professional and personal life. The culture at AMR is unlike any I have experienced before, and I feel incredibly fortunate for the time that I get to spend with this team!

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Rachel H.

Rachel Hight

Title:
Director of Business Solutions and Innovation

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – University of Tennessee, Master of Business Administration – University of Kentucky, Lean Sigma Green Belt Certified

Association Management Professional Since:
2018

What inspires you about your work?
I love to problem solve and figure things out, so what I am most excited for in this new position is getting to work on the business and make an impact on the day to day lives of the AMR team members. I am inspired by the creativity and passion throughout the AMR team and hope to get to use those great qualities to propel the business further.

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Rachel P

Rachel Poarch

Title:
Program Manager/Account Exec

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Health Communication

Association Management Professional Since:
2014

What inspires you about your work?
Working in association management inspires me because I feel as though I am always growing and learning. I feel that all of my work contributes to the success of the individual client as well as the management company, which is very rewarding.

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Rhonda

Rhonda Clark

Title:
Association Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelors of Arts in Public Relations

Association Management Professional Since:
2016

What inspires you about your work?
Being part of a team that is dedicated to driving an organization’s mission and fulfilling its goals is truly inspiring and meaningful to me. I find it very satisfying being able to assist members in meeting their needs.

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Tracey

Tracey N. Tucker

Title:
Office Administrator

Association Management Professional Since:
2015

What inspires you about your work?
I am honored to say that I work for one of the best places to work in Kentucky! It’s great to work with people that are dedicated and proud of the work they do. 

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Tracy

Tracy Tucker

Title:
Executive Vice President

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Kentucky

Association Management Professional Since:
2000

What inspires you about your work?
I love seeing associations take an idea and turn it into reality through the hard work and passion of volunteers and staff. Associations change the world and it is exciting to be a part of it.

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Tammy

Tammy Borden

Title:
Program Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Administration from the University of Central Florida

Association Management Professional Since:
2001

What inspires you about your work?
It is refreshing to bring my passion and dedication to such a great and supportive team at AMR. My inspiration is to make a difference and assist the team in the goals and initiatives to meet all the client’s needs.

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Tyler

Tyler Hedges

Title:
Accountant

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Accounting

Association Management Professional Since:
2017

What inspires you about your work?
I work with a great group of people who are more than willing to help anyway they can. Even outside my department, people are very helpful and friendly. The PTO and flex schedule aren’t bad either.

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Vanessa

Vanessa Revlett

Title:
Education and Events Manager

Degrees and Credentials:
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Association Management Professional Since:
2013

What inspires you about your work?
I have been a member of several organizations and associations and loved being part of them. I appreciated the members, the work that they did, the benefit and inspiration I received from my involvement and conference attendance. Now as a Conferences and Events Manager, I am part of creating memorable conferences and meetings.

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Will

Will Engle

Title:
Assistant Director of Education and Events

Degrees and Credentials:
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; Master of Science in Sport Administration; Certified Meeting Professional designation, 2014 Connect Magazine 40 Under 40 honoree

Association Management Professional Since:
2006

What inspires you about your work?
I enjoy doing work that matters for people who are doing work that matters. Doing my job well allows them to focus on the things they do well.

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