Our Advisory Board
Engage365.org is guided by some of the top professionals in the event and association industries:
Shelly Alcorn, CAE
Changing the world, one association at a time… Shelly is Principal of Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, author of the Association Subculture blog and driving force behind the Association Forecast project.
Midori is the Co-founder and Chief AVGirl at Pulse Staging and Events. Besides owning and operating an AudioVisual staging firm, she is a professional speaker, consultant and writer committed to making technology more human, approachable and sustainable.
Cynthia D’Amour, MBA
Cynthia is a leadership strategist at People Power Unlimited and the author of seven books, including The Lazy Leader’s Guide to Outrageous Results. Cynthia specializes in working with associations that want to get more volunteers involved and leaders who want to achieve better success. She blogs at CynthiaDAmour.com, is the founder of the Chapter Leaders Playground and is a frequent speaker at leadership conferences.
Maddie Grant, CAE
Maddie is a social strategist and blogger at SocialFish. She is the co-author (with Jamie Notter) of Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World and (with Linda Dreyer) of Open Community: A little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web.
Jessica is President and Chief Connector of Seven Degrees Communications, an event engagement and technology company that focuses on re-imagining events and helping make people more comfortable with ever-changing technology. As a “recovering” meetings and association professional, Jessica understands the challenges of the industry and looks for new ways to increase the attendee experience through communication and technology.
Maggie is online community & social media manager at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). In addition to over 10 years’ experience in the association world, Maggie is a blogger whose guest posts have been featured on numerous blogs including The Washington Post, SocialFishing and Social Media Today. Maggie blogs about social media at Mizzinformation.com, and you can find her on Twitter @maggielmcg.
Jamie is a Vice President at Management Solutions Plus, an AMCI-accredited association management company, where he leads the Consulting Division. He brings twenty years of experience in conflict resolution, generations, diversity, social media, and leadership to his management consulting work. An accomplished blogger, author, and speaker, Jamie has written three books, including his most recent hardcover (with Maddie Grant), Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World.
We thank all our advisors for their support and wisdom!