mitchell hammonds

Mitchell is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and a master’s candidate at the College of Charleston.  At his core, he is an advocate for education and a champion for diversity and inclusion.  His interests are in strategic planning as it relates to the holistic development of a community, with a focus on…

norma jean keefer, website builder

Move your organization forward with an experienced non-profit association website builder and consultant. Retool your website for centrally managed tasks and activities to free up your resources and streamline your activities.

jennifer blees

Born and raised in Minnesota, Jenn attended MN State University, Mankato where she studied Business and later went on to Bryman Institute. She started her career in an administrative role handling day to day business operations. Through hard work and dedication, Jenn worked her way into account management and now provides direct service and oversight…

bj colvin

BJ Colvin attended Walla Walla University for Computer Science where his first experience with non- profit associations began. Throughout his career as a Telecommunications Specialist he has actively volunteered with several associations. His passion for continual learning and improvement has lead him to become a student of governance best practice. BJ has focused in on…

KP

A life-long Minnesotan, Kris attended Wright County Technical School for a Business Management degree. She spent 10 years working in private business. Kris oversees all the critical aspects of day to day accounting, administrative systems and communications for both business and association clients. Her ability to manage demanding environments, deadlines and keen understanding of the…

noah pawlucy

Noah Pawlucy serves as content and social media specialist for Association Options. In this role, Noah has oversight of all of the company’s communications including social media, app development, and content integration. He is an honors student at Crown Leadership Academy and is dual-enrolled at the College of Charleston in the math and data science…

CML

Judith Millesen worked for ten years as a professional fundraiser, first in a community-based social service agency and then at a state university. She left professional practice to earn a PhD in public administration and has spent the past 20 years as a faculty member as well as working as a consultant to nonprofit organizations…

JMARTIN

Joe Martin brings 44 years’ experience serving national health associations for hospitals, health financing and oral health.. His focus is supporting the strategic decision-making work of top leadership teams. This work has enriched Joe’s insights to strengthening organizations through public policy, strategic planning, external alliances, diversity, and leadership education. Joe also serves on the board…

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Carolyn brings valuable educational and professional experience to the team. After graduating from James Madison University with a double major in Psychology and Communication Sciences, she went on to work as a Program Director for an educational center. It was there that she found her passion for developing and leading quality community programs. She earned…

stacey barnes

Stacey Barnes serves as Vice President of Executive Recruitment of Association Options, LLC. With over 15 years of non-profit experience in the areas of Executive Management, Education, New Business Development, Project Management, Strategic Planning and Executive Recruitment, Stacey brings a well-rounded, diverse and deep understanding of the non-profit sector. Since joining the Association Options team…