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OUR TEAM

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"The AMC Source team members have excellent interpersonal skills. They work well with diverse leaders of professional organizations and with multiple professional groups doing joint projects together. They have very strong organizational skills and keep everything moving forward in a timely manner. They have a ‘can do’ attitude, are very service oriented, great problem solvers, and provide a sense of calmness when others around them may not."

Linda Forrest, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita, University of Oregon
Past President, Society of Counseling Psychology

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DEBRA S. NOLAN, CAE, IOM

Executive Director & Co-President

Debra's primary role is to provide senior level collaboration with leaders in order to advance the association’s mission. She earned her BA in Communications with a minor in English from Florida State University. She is a Certified Association Executive and a graduate of the Institute of Organization Management. She has also obtained an Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Certificate from the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.  She has been in association management for more than twenty years and worked with organizations on a state, regional, national, and international level. Debra’s key skills include: Board/Committee Collaboration, Strategy, and Support, Membership Development/Services, Conference and Meeting Planning and Marketing and Communications.

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GREGORY BROOKS

Executive Director & Co-President

Gregory's primary role is to provide senior level collaboration with leaders in order to advance the association’s mission. With more than 25 years experience, Greg has been helping trade associations, professional societies and non-profits, both 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations, improve their infrastructures and processes through full-service management and leadership collaboration, strategy, and support. He has worked in non-profit and association management and with organizations on a state, regional, national, and international level for more than twenty-five years. Greg is an officer, Treasurer, of the Florida Society of Association Executives (FSAE). Greg’s key skills include: Board/Committee Collaboration, Strategy, and Support, Leadership and Management, Transition Management, Information Technology, Financial Management and Sponsorship Development and Governmental Affairs/Public Policy.

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PATTY ANDERSON, CAE, IOM

Association Executive

For more than three decades, Patty has provided senior level knowledge in strategic, leadership, and event management to the not-for-profit organizations with whom she has worked. She earned a BS in Politics and Government with a minor in Public Administration from the University of Puget Sound. In addition to obtaining the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, Patty is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Organization Management (IOM). For 26 years, she was a co-owner of Melby, Cameron, and Anderson - an association management company formerly based out of the Pacific Northwest.

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ALISON ASHTON, M.SC.

Association Executive

With over two decades of experience working in program and project management, business development, event planning, and marketing for non-profit organizations, government agencies, international banks, and corporations around the globe, Alison brings a distinctive perspective and vast skillset to the association. Alison graduated from Oxford Brookes University with an M.Sc. in International Business Management and Development. Alison’s expertise is in leading complex projects by integrating strategic planning, conducting vendor negotiations and contract analysis, assessing and allocating resources, streamlining processes for optimal efficiency, program planning, change management, risk management, and coordinating business development strategies to support sustainable operations.

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PAMELA C. BASTIAN, B.B.A.

Executive Assistant to Co-Presidents

Pamela’s primary role is to provide executive support in an administrative environment to ensure achievement of mission for all clients. She earned her BBA in International Business and Business Administration from Nova University.  She has worked in the Executive Assistant role for more than 20 years in various industries both in Florida and Georgia. Pamela’s key skills include great communication, management, attention to detail and organization.

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MICHAEL BOTTINI, B.A. (HE/THEY)

Website Coordinator

Michael (he/they) will recently graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Linguistics and minors in Digital Arts & Sciences and Communication Studies, as well as a Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate. With over six years of teaching and administrative experience both in-office and online, Michael is skilled in organizational management, interpersonal communication strategies, and virtual project planning. Michael serves as a Website Coordinator, specifically working with AMS platforms to format and design websites for accessible engagement. Michael's primary areas of focus at AMC Source include website management, membership administration, and administrative assistance.

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EVA BRACCIALE, MBA

Senior Marketing Specialist & Finance Associate

Eva serves as AMC Source's Senior Marketing Specialist, in addition to serving as a Finance Associate. Eva is a double graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University, having earned a B.S. in Marketing and Accounting with a concentration in Franchising and an MBA with a concentration in Enterprise Systems (Summa Cum Laude and Outstanding MBA Graduate). Eva specializes in ensuring that the details align with the big picture. Eva's work with the finance team includes optimizing client finance processes and providing financial administration. Eva is also highly skilled at leading marketing and social media management efforts including social media strategy formulation, brand image management, ad development and monitoring, social media engagement & follower relations, graphic design & content creation.

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SAMANTHA DAVIS, M.SC. (Econ)

Finance Manager

Samantha has a master’s degree in economics, and several years of experience in non-profit financials management. Her area of responsibility includes budget development, monthly financials reconciliation and statements, accounts payable and receivables, as well as audit preparation and support.

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DAVID P. DEVITO, M.P.A.

Association Executive

David serves as an Association Executive for AMC Source, with an emphasis in areas of nonprofit management, membership development and services, federal and foundation grant writing and administration. With more than 25 years engagement in all aspects of nonprofit membership organizations, David brings experience in assuring member value in engagement, collaboration, education, and resources. In addition, David holds a master’s degree in Public Administration with a focus on nonprofit management, and a B.A. in American Studies, both from The George Washington University.

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NYKA FELDMAN, M.A.

Association Executive

As an Association Executive at AMC Source, Nyka provides senior level executive support to association clients. Nyka is a seasoned association executive with deep expertise working directly with boards of directors for membership and non-profit organizations. She graduated from Bucknell University with a B.A. in International Relations and from The American University with an M.A. in Public Communications. She has served as an association executive in the higher education space, as the executive director of a Federally funded community outreach organization, and as a board member for a number of civic organizations. She brings a unique perspective to her work having served in government as a congressional liaison for both the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Nyka has the skills and experience to work with organizational and board leadership on governance, board recruitment, strategic planning, membership engagement, diversity initiatives, mentoring programs, event management, grantmaking, marketing, and public affairs.

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GREGORY FOREMAN

AMS Platform Manager & Transition Specialist

With over 15 years of experience working with and supporting AMS software, Greg is AMC Source's AMS Manager and Transition Specialist.  His focuses include onboarding new clients, supporting existing clients and the AMC Source team, and general site/database maintenance.  As part of his role, Greg manages all aspects of association clients AMS platforms and provides leadership and problem solving in the form of collaboration and support. The AMS Platform Manager and Transition Specialist leads client AMS platform transitions to ensure a seamless and positive outcome. When not at work, Greg can be found enjoying the outdoors by foot, bicycle, or motorcycle. 

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KRISSY GREENLEAF, QAS

Association Executive

As an Association Executive with AMC Source, Krissy brings 10 years of association management experience to the table with specialties including strategic planning, marketing, member relations, and meeting planning. She received her Qualified Association Specialist certificate through the Florida Society of Association Executives in 2020 and earned her BA in Advertising with specialties in Business and Spanish from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the AMC Source team, she served as the Executive Director of the Sport & Social Industry Association; founded Kaboom Sports & Social Club in Pensacola, FL; and held various roles in advertising and marketing in industries including healthcare, retail, banking, and public safety.

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LUCIA GUTIERREZ

Association Executive

Lucia's primary role is to provide senior level collaboration to advance the association’s mission.  She’s been in non-profit association and program management for more than 20 years at the national and international levels. She’s worked on initiatives, advocacy and public policy on leadership, training, conservation and mental health issues. Lucia’s key skills include: Governance Affairs, Program Development and Management, Public Policy and Advocacy, Applied Project Management, Strategic Planning, Conference and Meeting Planning, Environmental Stewardship and Mindful Leadership.

Languages: English, Spanish

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CELESTE ISACCO, PMP

Association Executive

Celeste brings over fifteen years of diverse business experiences to the AMC Source team, including industrial and academic environments, hospitality, consulting, and small business owners.  She is a Project Management Professional and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Franciscan University of Steubenville.

 

Celeste’s key skills include: Project Management, Sales/Business Development, Marketing, Account Management, Conference & Event Planning, Office Management, Training, Executive Level Collaboration and Support, Communication Management, Content Management,  Analytical Support and Data Strategy.

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JODI LICUDINE, QAS

Association Executive

Jodi currently serves in the capacity of Association Executive and Membership Specialist, working in partnership with the accounting team. She brings with her over fifteen years of experience in management, with a background in Pre-Med/Dentistry and Business Management and holds the designation of Qualified Association Specialist. Moreover, she holds a certification in Property and Homeowners Association Management and has served as a Team Manager for a custom builder for over a decade. Jodi also has many years of experience in revamping underperforming fitness centers through restructuring.
Outside of her professional life, Jodi invests her time in fitness activities. She is a certified personal trainer and is qualified to teach yoga, pilates, barre, and HIIT group classes. When not working or exercising, Jodi enjoys spending time with her husband and dog. 

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LISA MARBURGER, MBA

Finance Director

Lisa Marburger serves as AMC Source's Finance Director. Her primary role is to provide financial administration, database design, and human resources support. Lisa attended Palm Beach Atlantic University where she earned her BS with the dual majors of International Business and Marketing, as well as an MBA with a concentration in Finance.  Lisa’s career has included working in Private Client Investment Services, Strategic Management of Construction and Development as well as Finance and Operations Management of Not for Profit entities. Lisa’s key skills include: Design and Implementation of Accounting Systems, Internal Control Analysis, Audit-Internal and External, Database Design and Membership Relations.

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DOREEN MURNER, MBA

Strategic Association Executive

With over 20 years of experience, Doreen is a well- rounded seasoned leader in not-for-profit association management.  She has significant knowledge in aligning people priorities to organizational strategy.  Doreen has worked with a diverse group of associations from large to small and from international to local.   Her focus has been on 501C(3)s in the higher education market.  Doreen’s expertise encompasses collaborative leadership, relationship development, change management, talent management, financial analysis, conference planning and strategic planning.

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CAROL NACE, LMT, CAP

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Carol Nace, LMT, CAP serves as a Marketing & Communications Specialist on the AMC Source team. In this role, Carol supports associations’ missions, visions, and values through strategic marketing and communications efforts. She brings skills of auditing, project management and communications from her corporate experience in the long term care, insurance and investment sector, joined with her knowledge of Ayurveda. Carol maintains her own Ayurvedic practice, specialized in coaching, retreats, education, cooking and bodywork.

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GAIL NAAS, LMT CT

Membership Specialist

As a membership specialist, Gail provides strategic leadership in recruitment, retention, and engagement of client member bases. Gail has significant experience serving associations in both staff and volunteer capacities, currently serving as a past president of the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy and the Secretary and Educational Chair for the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, Broward Chapter. Her key skills include membership development, committee management and leadership, administrative support, and robust knowledge in management of professional natural healthcare associations. She is also a practice healthcare provider and instructor with over 21 years of experience in educational environments.

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BAILEY NOLTING, B.A.

Marketing & Virtual Events Specialist

Bailey serves as a Marketing Specialist and Virtual Event Specialist at AMC Source. Her primary role is to support associations' communications, marketing, and virtual event goals to increase growth, success, and recognition. Bailey graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Public Relations as well as a Project Management Certificate from eCornell. Bailey's previous experience includes association support through event management, graphic design, website management, social media, and membership services. 

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SAMUEL PIERROT, B.S.

Accounting Manager

Samuel Pierrot serves as an AMC Source Accounting Manager. As an Accounting Manager, Samuel works closely with clients to manage daily financial activity, prepare financial statements, participate in analysis and review, and coordinate documentation and client needs with Executive Directors.  Holder of a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Samuel has over 15 years of experience in accounting/finance operations. Samuel worked for several international non-profits in his home country and in the corporate sector with multinational firms. His managerial experience and warm disposition inspires great confidence in our team and among our clients. Samuels key skills include: bookkeeping, month-end process, account reconciliations, budget planning, financial reports, business analysis, and internal controls. In his free time, Samuel engages in videography and is a music lover.

Languages: English, Creole, French

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KAYLA REED, B.S.

Member Services Specialist

Kayla's primary areas of focus as Member Services Specialist include member services, administrative assistance, and virtual event hosting. She recently graduated with three separate Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology, Zoology, and Plant Biology. She plans to attend graduate school and pursue a doctorate in the field of Wildlife Biology and Ecology.

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ROSIE RIVERA

Association Executive

Rosie serves as Association Executive for AMC Source, with an emphasis on membership development, customer service, marketing, and public relations. Rosie is bilingual and has several years experience working with the media in marketing and sales with a focus on Latinx markets.

Languages: English, Spanish

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YANA SANABRIA, B.S.

Accounting Associate

Yana serves as an Accounting Associate, working closely with associations to manage daily financial activity, prepare financial statements, participate in analysis and review, and coordinate documentation and client needs with association executives. Yana holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics & Management from State Marine Technical University and 13 years of experience in international logistics, sales & customer service, and financial procedures. Her key skills include: bookkeeping, reconciliations, financial reporting, and internal controls. She believes that the "behind-the-scenes" processes, as well as professionalism and accuracy, are important for achieving goals and changing the world for the better.

Languages: English, Russian

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RUTH SAINT JULIEN

Association Executive

An Association Executive, Ruth is passionate about driving organizational success and fostering collaboration within the industry. With over seven years of experience providing executive administration support, Ruth has developed key skills in project management, marketing and social media management, event coordination, conflict resolution, and operation development. She has successfully led and executed multiple projects, delivering exceptional outcomes within budget and timeline constraints. With her extensive skill set and diverse experience, Ruth is dedicated to serving the needs of organizations and their members to ensure sustainable growth, while also pursuing her studies in Neuroscience. In her free time, Ruth likes to garden, participate in community events, and go to the beach.

Languages: English, Haitian Creole

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RACHEL SHEFFER, B.A.

Marketing & Graphic Design Specialist

Rachel is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts as a double major in Communication and Digital Media & Design, having graduated Summa Cum Laude through the Lewis Honors College. Rachel serves as a Marketing and Graphic Design Specialist on the team, providing associations with support in email marketing, website design and management, graphic design, and social media management.

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CHRISTINA STEPHENS, Ph.D.

Association Executive

As an Association Executive, Dr. Christina E. Stephens, QAS specializes in Meetings and Events as well as Strategy. Dr. Stephens has been a leader in the strategic growth of companies for over 20 years.  Her experience working for international organizations such as Darden Restaurants, Walt Disney World Resort, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Marriott International laid the foundations of a skillset which has equipped her to help businesses of all sizes and from all industries around the world.  Dr. Stephens has earned her dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Management of Information Systems and Business Management with a specialty in Hospitality.  She also has a Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication and recently completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Digital and Strategic Communication with a focus on Organizational Communication.  Christina is also a published author of a children’s book titled “Up the Forest Stream – Achievement-Based Conversations.”  Her key industry skills are Marketing and Communications, Team and Talent Development, Leadership, Finance and Budgeting, International Hospitality Operations and Events, and Brand Strategy.

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TRACY J. STONAKER, AP, E-RYT500, CHHC, FDN-P

Membership and Events Specialist

Tracy’s primary roles on the AMC Source team are to provide support for membership coordination and meeting and events coordination. Her key skills include event and retreat management, business leadership consulting, and travel and hospitality. A lifelong learner of all things Yoga and Ayurveda, Tracy’s passion for wellness spans over 30 years. Tracy also has experience in interior and landscape design, as well as fashion retail and merchandising. With a creative spirit and a doer mindset, she curates international retreats and helps people overcome health challenges through her ayurvedic consulting practice.

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JORDAN STOKESBERRY, B.S.

Association Executive

As an Association Executive at AMC Source, Jordan provides support and collaboration for client success, in addition to assistance in project management. Jordan is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Early Childhood Education. With seven plus years of teaching and administrative experience, Jordan is skilled in leadership, project management, and interpersonal communication.

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SYDNEY TIMM, B.S.

Association Executive

Sydney serves as an Association Executive for AMC Source, with an emphasis in areas of Member services, Project management, Conference and Event services, and Board and committee support. She has her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management with a minor in Business and concentration in Event Management from The University of Mississippi. Sydney's career has included working in Association Management, Education, as well as Event planning and Execution. In her free time, Sydney is  an outdoor adventure enthusiast including hiking, cycling and paddle-boarding.

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SEVA VAN WHY

Professional Development Specialist

Seva’s primary role is management of certification and continuing education processes for member professional development. Her skills include administration of certification processes, continuing education credit management, and general association administration, with specialization in wellness-focused organizations. In addition to running her own Ayurvedic practice, Seva is the Chair of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association’s Education Committee. In her work as an Ayurvedic Practitioner, Seva specializes in Holistic Health Education, Health Counseling, and Ayurvedic Body Therapies.

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LESLIE WYSOWSKI, QAS

Association Executive

Leslie serves as an Association Executive on the AMC Source team. She graduated from Penn State University with a degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management, in addition to having earned the Qualified Association Executive certification from the Florida Society of Association Executives. Leslie has been an integral part in the launch and ongoing success for a variety of hotels, in the association meeting planner role as well as casinos, wineries, media & logistics companies. Resourceful and strategic, Leslie is committed to, and effective at, business development, client relations, sales, marketing, and management responsibilities. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with her diverse background of skills. When she’s not at work you can usually find her on an airplane traveling to an exotic destination somewhere around the globe. She’s also a yogi, foodie, and music lover. 

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