Staff Directory

Executive Office

Sandy Spavone

, Executive Director

Abigail Lee

, Partnership Manager

Michelle Hedrick

, Executive Assistant

Operations Department

Mark Hornby

, CPA, CAE, SHRM-CP, Director of Operations

Ana Torres

, Accounting Manager

Caitlin Garrity

, Membership Manager

Anna MacDonald

, Finance and Membership Assistant

Catherine Lewis

, North Carolina Executive Director

Conferences Department

Marla Burk

, CMP, Director of Conferences

Kelley Conners

, CMP, Senior Conference Manager

Sara Quinn

, Conference Assistant

Programs Department

Beth Carpenter

, Director of Programs

Christine Hollingsworth

, Senior Competitive Events Manager

Margaret Mainguy

, Programs Manager

Noelle Barge

, Administrative Assistant

Leadership Department

Karen Patti

, Director of Leadership

Ashley Nelson

, CFCS, Professional Development Manager

Noelle Barge

, Administrative Assistant

Communications Department

Janet Ryder

, Director Of Communications

Marissa Kunerth

, Communications and Public Relations Manager

Coryn Green

, Digital Media Coordinator

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