NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nashville Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators has elected new officers for 2017. The new board members will be introduced at IABC Nashville's Jan. 18 luncheon at Cabana's in Hillsboro Village. MP&F Vice President Javier Solano will present "The State of the News Media." Area communicators are invited to register online today.
The 2017 executive board members include:
President – Tom Kenley, Rogers Group Inc.
Past President – Phil Matisak, ABC, UPS (retired)
President-Elect – Gene Boulware, the Vincit Group
Secretary – Jennifer Fuqua, Meridian Surgical Partners
Vice President of Finance – Lysa Rigo, Ingram Barge Company
Vice President of Membership – Sarah Loeffler, Tanner Corporate Services
Vice President of Communications – Brandon Mize, StagePost
Vice President of Professional Development – Gene Boulware, The Vincit Group
Vice President, Awards – Mike Machak, Corporate Communications Consultant
Vice President At-Large – Genma Holmes, Holmes Pest Control, GSH Consulting, LLC
Vice President At-Large – Misty Moore, HCA
Vice President At-Large – Sherry Roberts, MTSU
This new slate is comprised of highly experienced communicators representing a variety of industries, including health care, public relations, video production, transportation, consulting and higher education.
"I look forward to working with some of the state's top communications professionals to offer industry insight, outstanding speakers and networking opportunities to Nashville-area communications professionals," said Tom Kenley, newly-elected president.
At the Jan. 18 event, Solano will take attendees through the key findings from the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., share takeaways from the 2016 election and explain what it all means for communicators who depend on the power and bandwidth of earned media. For more, visit the IABC Nashville website.
IABC/Nashville is one of more than 100 chapters in 70 countries providing learning opportunities for its members and professional development sessions that offer new insights into the latest communication trends, technology and issues facing the industry. The chapter is diverse, with members representing area agencies, broadcast stations, corporations, universities and nonprofit organizations. IABC/Nashville also offers ties to job bank services and the annual 'Gold Pen' communication awards program. To learn more visit nashville.iabc.com.
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