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2014

AMC Staff to Participate in Presenting Four Sessions at the Association Forum of Chicagoland Holiday Showcase
Staff of Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, will participate in four educational sessions at the upcoming 2014 Association Forum of Chicagoland Holiday Showcase, taking place Tuesday, December 16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. [read more]

Rick Allen Hired as AMC’s New Technical Resource Manager
Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, has hired Rick Allen as the company’s new Technical Resource Manager. [read more]

AMC Receives Association Real Estate Award from ASAE Business Services and Savills Studley
Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, recently received the Association Real Estate Award in the Association Management Company Category from ASAE Business Services and Savills Studley. [read more]

Association Management Center Now Managing Two Additional Construction Industry Trade Associations
Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, has recently been selected to provide full-service management to two construction-industry trade associations: the International Staple, Nail & Tool Association (ISANTA) and the Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute (SRUI). The management arrangement for ISANTA began August 1, and SRUI launched May 20. [read more]

AMC Staff to Present Sessions at the 2014 AAMSE Annual Conference
Staff of Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, will present a variety of educational sessions at the 2014 American Association of Medical Society Executives’ Annual Conference, to be held July 30-August 2 in Louisville, Kentucky. [read more]

AMC Account Executive Sally Weir Earns the Certified Association Executive Designation
AMC Account Executive Sally Weir has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). [read more]

AMC Staff to Present Five Sessions at the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
Staff of Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, will present five educational sessions at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, to be held August 9-12, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. [read more]

AMC Account Executive Anne Cordes Named Executive Director of American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Account executive Anne Cordes, MBA CAE, has been named the executive director of AMC client the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). [read more]

AMC Staff to Present Four Sessions at the Inaugural Association Forum of Chicagoland Forum Forward Event
Staff of Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, will present four educational sessions at the upcoming Forum Forward event, presented by Association Forum of Chicagoland. [read more]

Association Management Center Named a Best Place to Work in Illinois
For the third time in five years, Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois. [read more]

Eleven AMC Staff to Serve on Committees of Association Forum of Chicagoland in 2014-15
Association Management Center (AMC), a leading Chicago-based association management company which helps clients Achieve What You Believe, recently had 11 AMC staff members appointed to lead or participate on committees and shared interest groups of the Association Forum of Chicagoland. [read more]

AMC Account Executive Steve Smith to Receive the John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award from Association Forum of Chicagoland.
Account executive Steve Smith, MS CAE, who serves as the executive director & CEO of AMC client the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), is the 2014 recipient of the award. [read more]

2013

AMC Welcomes Stephanie E. Mercado as Executive Director of National Association for Healthcare Quality
Association Management Center (AMC), a leading association management company passionate about helping its clients Achieve What You Believe, recently announced the hiring of Stephanie E. Mercado, CAE, as the new executive director for its client, the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). [read more]

AMC Welcomes Suzanne Simons as Executive Director for Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA)
Association Management Center (AMC), a leading association management company passionate about helping its clients Achieve What You Believe, recently announced the hiring of non-profit healthcare veteran Suzanne Simons as the new executive director for its client, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA). [read more]

AMC Account Executive, Catherine Underwood, Receives Two Prestigious Appointments
Association Management Center (AMC) Account Executive, Catherine Underwood, who serves as executive director of AMC client the American Pain Society (APS), was recently chosen as a Mayday Fellow by the Mayday Foundation, and also was chosen to serve on a working group to develop a National Pain Strategy which is overseen by the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. [read more]

Anne Cordes, CAE, named a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer
Anne Cordes, CAE, AMC Account Executive, has been named a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer. Anne becomes one of only three trainers in the Chicagoland area who can deliver BoardSource’s signature nonprofit governance trainings in the areas of roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards, board-staff partnership, board structure, board’s role in fundraising, board-building cycle, and board performance assessment.
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Marilyn Jansen receives John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award from Forum
AMC is pleased to announce that Marilyn Jansen, Director of Business Development, has received the John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award from the Association Forum of Chicagoland. The John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award is presented to an individual member for exceptional, long-term, volunteer service to the Association Forum, primarily through committee service. Marilyn has held various volunteer roles over the years for the Forum, most notably serving as Membership SIG Chair, Diversity Workforce Chair, Mentor to two Diversity Scholars, and as a member of the Forum Board Selection Committee. Congratulations, Marilyn!

2012

AMC Welcomes New Clients
AMC is excited to welcome the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID), the Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission, the International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS), the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB), and the Professional Records and Information Services Management (PRISM) International to the AMC client family. We look forward to serving these organizations and helping them Achieve What You Believe.

Mark Engle's Research Featured in ASAE's Leadership
Mark Engle, DM, FASAE, AMC Principal, was a featured author in ASAE's Leadership Issue, January, 2012. His article "Balanced Conflict, Better Decisions" showcases some of his recent research around high functioning boards, conflict, and decision making.

2011

September Issue of Associations Now Features Mark Engle
New research on association boards and conflict management by AMC Principal Mark Engle, DM FASAE, is featured in the September issue of Associations Now.

AMC Clients Featured in September Issue of FORUM Magazine
Successful initiatives from AMC clients the Metal Construction Association and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine are highlighted in the September issue of Forum Magazine.

AMC Names Joan A. Kram, MBA RN FACHE, Executive Director of New Healthcare Client
Association Management Center (AMC) recently announced that Joan A. Kram, MBA RN FACHE, has been named executive director of its newest healthcare client, Healthcare Quality Certification Commission (HQCC). Kram also serves as executive director of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)
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AMC Welcomes Jeff Henry, CAE, As Account Executive
Association Management Center (AMC) recently announced that Jeff Henry, CAE, has joined its staff as account executive and will serve as president of the National Frame Building Association (NFBA).
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Association Management Center Named One of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Illinois
For the second consecutive year, Association Management Center (AMC) has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois. AMC ranked 18th on the list of small to medium companies (15–249 U.S. employees) named the 2011 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The statewide awards program honors the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce, and businesses.
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Louise Ristau, CAE, Promoted to Account Executive at AMC
Association Management Center (AMC) recently announced that Louise Ristau, CAE, has been promoted to account executive. In this role, she will serve as executive director for the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) and the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA).
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AMC Welcomes Rick Perry as Technical and Research Manager
Association Management Center (AMC) recently announced that Rick Perry has joined the staff as Technical and Research Manager. AMC has a number of trade associations in the construction marketplace and Perry will serve these organizations.
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Mark Engle, AMC Principal, Receives 2011 Samuel B. Shapiro Award from Association Forum
Association Forum annually awards the Samuel B. Shapiro Award for Chief Executive Officer Excellence and recently announced that Mark Engle, CAE was named the 2011 recipient. The Shapiro award recognizes leaders who have made significant contributions within the association community and have made outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives. Mark will be formally honored, at the Association Forum Honors Gala on June 16.
[read more]  Mark's Acceptance Speech

Engles Inducted Into the UIC Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
The second generation of Engles—Scott, Jeff, and Mark—were inducted into the UIC Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame on Thursday, February 24. Their father, Arthur Engle, was inducted in 1993. Scott, Jeff, and Mark are the principals of Association Management Center (AMC), a full-service association management firm serving professional, healthcare, and trade organizations.
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