December 17, 2017
    TRENDS 2017 Salute to Association Excellence

    Presentations of the honorees, including Loretta M. DeLuca, FASAE, TRENDS 2017 Association Partner of the Year


    All photos by Chuck Fazio,

    Remarks by TRENDS 2017 Association Partner of the Year Loretta M. DeLuca, FASAE, founder and CEO of Delcor Technology Solutions.

    VIDEO: The TRENDS 2016 Leading Association Lobbyists are, from left, Cicely Simpson, EVP of Government Affairs and Policy, National Restaurant Association; Gregory Knopp, CAE, Executive Director of Political Affairs, American Council of Engineering Companies; and W. Eric Dell, SVP of Government Affairs, National Automatic Merchandising Association. They were presented by David Rehr, Senior Associate Dean, George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law.

    The TRENDS 2016 Young & Aspiring Association Professionals are, from left, Adrienne Segundo, IOM, COO and Chairman, Limitless Association Solution Resource; Kendra Pheasant, M.S., CAE, account executive for Association Resources; Melissa Garcia, Senior Director, Digital & Information Technology, Society of Neuroscience; and Paula Eichenbrenner, CAE, Executive Director, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. They were presented by past Young & Aspiring Association Professional Gabriel Eckert, CAE, Executive Director, BOMA-Georgia. 2016 honoree Richard Brown, CAE, Business Manager and Account Executive, Center for Fine Arts Education, was not able to attend the Salute.

    VIDEO: Presentation of the 2016 All Media Contest winners, including the Publisher's Choice Award recipient, National Recreation and Park Association for its Advocacy Day campaign (shown above).

    Click here for the remarks of the TRENDS 2017 Association Executive of the Year Dawn Sweeney, CEO of the National Restaurant Association.

    For a gallery of photos from the TRENDS 2017 Salute to Association Excellence, click here.



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