"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, and are very service oriented, great problem solvers, 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
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 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.
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.
ALEXANDER BAKIRDGI, MBA
Alex's primary focus includes, event planning, website management and member relations. Alex graduated with a B.S. in Political Science and a minor in Communications from Florida Atlantic University. He earned a Master’s in Business Administration at Lynn University. Over the years, Alex has worked with nonprofit organizations, assisted in web development, as well as worked in the hospitality industry as an event planner and a DJ. Alex’s primary skills include: Event Planning, Website Services and Membership.
EVA BRACCIALE, BS
Finance & Marketing Specialist
Eva serves as a Finance and Marketing Specialist on the AMC Source Team. Having graduated Summa Cum Laude as the Rinker School of Business's Spring 2020 Outstanding Graduate, Eva earned B.S. in Marketing and Accounting with a concentration in Franchising. She 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. Eva is pursuing a Master's in Business Administration with a concentration in Enterprise Systems at Palm Beach Atlantic University's Rinker School of Business.
NOELLE CAMPANY, BA
Noelle's areas of focus include conference planning, membership relations and association management. Noelle earned a Bachelor of Science, in Hospitality Management with a minor in business from Florida State University. She has gained valuable experience from her role in hotel operations with an international hotelier and continued her professional career in association management with a large membership association based in the DC area. Noelle’s key skills include: Membership, Event Planning and Association Services.
SAMANTHA DAVIS, M.SC. (Econ)
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.
LUCIA GUTIERREZ, M.SC., PH.D.
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. Lucia earned her doctoral degree in Marine Biology from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, and a master’s degree in Marine Sciences from Western Washington University. Previously she served as primary liaison to the Policy and Planning Board and the Committee on Early Career Psychologists of a leading professional association representing psychology in the United States. 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.
ALEX HERNANDEZ (THEY/THEM)
Alex serves as a Website Coordinator, specifically working with AMS platforms to format and design websites for accessible engagement. They also have interests in event planning, social media management, graphic design, and marketing strategies. Alex is a candidate for earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Florida. Outside of school and work Alex has passions for community organizing, reading, liberation psychology, and radical healing for queer and trans people of color.
Alex's primary areas of focus at AMC Source include website management, membership administration, and administrative assistance.
LOURDES HERNANDEZ, MAcc
Lourdes's primary role is to provide bookkeeping and data entry services. She earned a B.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Small Business, as well as a Master of Accountancy at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Lourdes is currently studying to sit for the Certified Public Accountant licensing exams.
Executive Administrative Assistant
As AMC Source's Executive Administrative Assistant, Jodi's primary areas of responsibility include Member Services, Registration Support, Customer Relations and Office Administration. With 6 years of association experience, Jodi's background includes office management and customer service, as well as association administration and teaching/training of group classes. Jodi studied at Broward Community College and the Fitness Institute International and maintains an active certification in property management.
ILENE MAGEE, PH.D.
Deputy Executive Director
Ilene has earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington, a master’s degree in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. She has served higher education for over 11 years.
LISA MARBURGER, MBA
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.
ABI MBAYE, MA
Social Media & AMS Coordinator
Abi Mbaye serves AMC Source as a Social Media and AMS Coordinator. She obtained her B.A in English and Africana Studies as well as her B.S in Public Health at Tulane University. Abi also earned her M.A in English at Tulane University and is finishing her second M.A in African Studies at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). As a student activist and community organizer, Abi’s work primarily centers around racial justice and ending all systems of oppressions. She has done much work in the area of racial health disparities and hopes to continue doing this work in the medical field once she earns her M.D. Abi's work at AMC Source includes management of social media services and administration of Association Management Systems for excellence in engagement and recruitment.
SISSY MEREDITH, PH.D.
Head of Professional Development & LMS Implementation
At AMC Source, Dr. Sissy Meredith leads professional development and learning management system implementations. Dr. Meredith has served on various national committees that address learning; professional and organizational development; public policy affecting college campuses; DEI; HR transformation; leadership; mentoring; and faculty models that support student success. Career accomplishments within varied industries include executive leadership for strategic workforce and organizational development; professional leadership development; performance coaching' policy design; and cultural intelligence. In addition, she has founded several competency frameworks and numerous original learning resources; and knows what it takes to build virtual presence in the form of online courses and knowledge centers, and conferences, webinars, and virtual workshops. She earned her Ph.D. in Communications focused on learning behavior and is currently pursuing an education in artificial intelligence, beekeeping and bourbon studies.
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.
LILY PIEPER, BA
Lily works closely with groups to aid in administrative efforts and to provide support for leadership. Lily graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Psychological and Brain Sciences and minors in Sociology and Neuroscience, as well as a Pre-Law Philosophy Certificate. Lily’s key skills include: Conference, Meeting, and Event Planning, Membership Services and Board and Committee Support.
Kayla's primary areas of focus as Association Intern include member services, administrative assistance, and virtual event hosting. Kayla is pursuing 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.
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.
LINDY ROME, QAS
Lindy is a certified QAS, Qualified Association Specialist, who works with state, national and international trade associations and organizations to provide senior level collaboration in order to advance the association’s mission. Lindy’s skills include: Member Services & Relations, Committee Collaboration and Support, Conference, Meeting and Event Planning and Web Management and Technical Support.