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Professional Convention Management Association

March 31 2015

Meredith Rollins Rejoins PCMA as Executive Director of the PCMA Education Foundation


Meredith Rollins Rejoins PCMA as Executive Director 
of the PCMA Education Foundation

CHICAGO, IL, March 31, 2015
– The PCMA Education Foundation has announced the hiring of Meredith Rollins as its new Executive Director.


Rollins rejoins the organization after serving as Director of Strategic Development for the Association for Corporate Growth for the last two and half years. She previously worked with PCMA as Senior Manager of Partner Relations; overseeing the fulfillment and delivery of integrated marketing efforts for 17 partners.

As Executive Director, Rollins will lead the Foundation’s high-priority initiatives focused on driving innovation and learning for the global meetings community by funding research for innovation, education, and scholarships.

“We are thrilled to have Meredith rejoining our organization,” said Deborah Sexton, President and CEO. “She was a tremendous strategic and thoughtful contributor throughout her previous tenure and we look forward to her bringing her talents to the Foundation.”

Rollins holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Her first day will be April 6 and she will be attending the PCMA Education Foundation's Dinner Celebrating Professional Achievement on April 8, in Washington, D.C., at the Marriott Marquis.

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About Professional Convention Management Association

PCMA is the multi-channel professional resource and premier educator for leaders in the meetings, conventions, events and trade show industries. PCMA provides their 6,000+ members with a community of likeminded colleagues, innovative education and creative global solutions to enhance both their professional development and their organization's face-to-face and virtual connections. Headquartered in Chicago, PCMA has 17 chapters throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico with members in more than 35 countries. For additional information, please visit the PCMA Web site at pcma.org.

About PCMA Education Foundation

The role of the Education Foundation of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is to support the mission of PCMA through fundraising and grant giving focused on scholarships, education and research that will advance the meetings and conventions industry. Established in 1985, the Foundation fuels advancement, nurtures professional development and shapes tomorrow’s meeting and convention leaders. Learn more at pcma.org/foundation.

Contact: Carolyn Clark
Direct: 312.423.7271, E-mail: cclark@pcma.org

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