LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation (ICF) is pleased to announce that George Rogers and Todd Hamilton have been named Assistant Executive Directors (AED) of the ICF. Rogers has served as ICF's Director of Credentialing and Program Accreditation since originally joining the ICF in 2007. Hamilton was previously the Executive Director of the Receptive Services Association of America (RSAA).
"I am excited to have two AEDs with specifically defined roles and responsibilities that will help me lead the staff and help ICF grow and prosper," said ICF Executive Director Magdalena Mook. "I think we are getting the best of all possibilities by having Todd and George stepping into this new responsibility, as their combined skills and talents are exactly what we need."
Since coming to ICF, Rogers has served as a member of the ICF leadership team, providing expertise in the area of credentialing and program accreditation. Rogers also contributed to the development of the ICF strategic plan and facilitates the work of multiple committees and task forces.
Before coming to ICF, Rogers served as the director of human resources for the Fayette County Public School System, in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
Rogers' formal education includes a Rank I (Master's 30) degree in School Administration from Eastern Kentucky University, and completion of a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Education from the University of Kentucky.
Hamilton comes to ICF after serving as executive director of RSAA, where he led its transformation from a regional operation to a national travel organization. Hamilton's experience in recognizing new markets and revenue opportunities significantly enhanced RSAA's reputation and power within the travel industry.
Hamilton's professional experience also includes serving as assistant executive director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association, and the director of governance for the National Tour Association. Hamilton received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Kentucky.
"I am excited for George to have this opportunity to continue to lead our organization," ICF President and Professional Certified Coach Ed Modell said. "At the same time we are thrilled to add Todd's expertise in organizational governance and regulatory affairs.
"We look forward as an organization to working with these two gentlemen, who both not only have a passion for the ICF, but for the coaching profession as a whole."
The International Coach Federation is the leading global organization for coaches, with over 17,000 members in more than 100 countries and over 7,800 credentialed coaches worldwide. ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. Coaching is a distinct service and differs greatly from therapy, consulting, mentoring, or training. ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.coachfederation.org.
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