Forty Under 40

Check Out the 2019 Class of Forty Under 40 Awards Winners!

Congratulations to these outstanding association and non-profit professionals for their accomplishments, commitment to the industry, leadership skills and continued potential!

The 2019 Forty Under 40 Reception takes place Monday, Dec. 16 and includes a private awards ceremony. We will continue the recognition in the presence of more than 2,000 association and meetings executives at the Holiday Showcase Keynote and Networking Brunch!

benefield-sneta.pngS'Neta BenefieldDirector, State Association Management & Membership
National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

bernas-jillian.pngJillian Bernas, MPP, MEdInternational Relations Manager
American Association of Neurological Surgeons

besser_emily.pngEmily BesserManager of Advocacy and Practice Affairs
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association

best-karin.pngKarin BestDirector
American Osteopathic Association

booth-abigail.pngAbigail Booth, MPA, CNPExecutive Director
ACES: The Society for Editing

braband-kellie.pngKellie BrabandAccount Executive
Bostrom

bradham-stefan.pngStefan Bradham, CAESenior Director, Marketing and Communications
American Health Lawyers Association

brydges-jennifer.pngJennifer BrydgesAccount Executive
AMPED Association Management

claypool-angie.pngAngie Claypool, CAESenior Manager, Chapter Relations
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

dolan-sean.pngSean Dolan, CAEDirector of Business Operations & Deputy General Counsel
Association for Supply Chain Management

eskew-kimberly.pngKimberly Eskew, MBA, CAEExecutive Director
SmithBucklin

gray-ethan.pngEthan Gray, CAEAssociate Division Director
Talley Management Group

greene-kamilah.pngKamilah GreeneSenior Director, Annual Meeting
American College of Rheumatology

fairall-emily.pngEmily Harris, MBAMarketing Manager
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals

kaiser-alanna.pngAlanna Kaiser, MPHManager, Education
Society of Surgical Oncology

legault-stephen.pngStephen Legault, MSWDirector of Knowledge, Learning & Assessment
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

mantione-matt.pngMatt Mantione, CAEVice President of Membership
Transportation Intermediaries Association

martin-christina.png Christina Martin, PharmD, MSDirector, New Practitioners Forum
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

martin-jennifer.png Jennifer Martin, MBAExecutive Director
New York School Nutrition Association

murawski-adriann.png Adriann MurawskiState & Local Government Affairs Representative
National Association of REALTORS

murphy-delia.pngDelia Murphy, PMPAccount Executive
Kellen Company

murphy-sarah.pngSarah Murphy, CAE, MNAManager, Membership Development
Academy of General Dentistry

murray-patrick.png Patrick MurraySr. Marketing Specialist (ASHRM)
American Hospital Association

newman-alexa.pngAlexa NewmanPortfolio Director, Event Services
SmithBucklin

oreluk-hazel.pngHazel Oreluk, MAResearch Director
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

paine-jonathan.pngJonathan Paine, CAEExecutive Director
SmithBucklin

redmond-alexis.pngAlexis Redmond, JD, MADirector, Career Management Resources
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

redmond-monae.png Monae Redmond, MBAManager of Member Care
Chicago Association of REALTORS

riley-lauren.pngLauren RileyCommunications Manager
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Rysz-Bradley.pngBradley Rysz, CAE, MBADirector of Marketing & Communications
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals

schroeder-kathleen.png Kathleen SchroederDirector of Professional Membership
Association for Supply Chain Management

stelsel-kirk.pngKirk Stelsel, CAEDirector of Communication & Public Affairs
National Precast Concrete Association

storey-annie.pngAnnie Storey, CAE, MSSr. Manager, Chapter and District Relations
American Academy of Pediatrics

swartz-melissa.png Melissa Swartz, CAEVolunteer Engagement Manager
Information Systems Audit and Control Association

terrones-bridget.png Bridget TerronesSenior Manager, Integrated Marketing
Institute of Real Estate Management

turner-garet.pngGaret Turner, CMP, CAEChief Development Officer
American Society of Association Executives

vanhout-steve.pngSteve Van HoutExecutive Director
American Academy of Sleep Medicine

weglarz-jessica.pngJessica Weglarz, MBADirector of Operations
National Association for Healthcare Quality

weinland-jim.pngJames Weinland, CAEDirector, Membership Services
MCI USA

wood-sara.pngSara Wood, MBA, CAEAccount Executive
MSP, Inc.

2019 Forty Under 40 Education Calendar

Interrupt to Innovate: Culture, Leadership, Change Management
September 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM (CT)
Format: Webinar

Presented by Forty Under 40 Honorees:
  • Tara Puckey: Culture
  • Mary Wheatley: Leadership
  • Jon Bassford: Change



Clarify and Strengthen Your Leadership Voice
October 17, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM (CT)
Association Forum, 10 S. Riverside Plaza Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606
Format: In-person

Presented by:
Donna Brighton, Brighton Leadership Group
Author of The Rebel Leader Field Guide to Your Leadership Voice



The Stewardship Imperative
November 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM (CT)
Format: Webinar

Presented by:
Jeff De Cagna, Foresight First, LLC



CEOnly® Summit: Welcoming Environment from Conversation to Action (Networking with CEOs)
December 17, 2019 from 8:20 AM - 9:10 AM
Holiday Showcase



Fiasco: Coping, Surviving, and Thriving when things Go Wrong
December 17, 2019 from 9:25 AM - 10:15 AM
Holiday Showcase

Presented by:
Kenneth Luurs, Former Executive Director, ASBMT



Previous Award Winners

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013

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