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The AMAZING Women of AMC Source

At AMC Source, we know the value of women in leadership first-hand. We are privileged to work with a great many strong, intelligent, professional women every day. This #WomensHistoryMonth, we'd love to introduce the AMAZING women of AMC Source:


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.


Meetings and Events Coordinator

Veronica is a certified meeting professional with over 20 years experience in meeting and event planning. Veronica's areas of focus include Virtual events on various platforms, as well as speaker management, program development and event logistics. She is a graduate of the University of Miami with a BS degree in Public and International Relations.


Finance & Marketing Specialist

Eva serves as a Finance and Marketing Specialist on the AMC Source Team. Eva is a double graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University, having earned a B.S. in Marketing and Accounting with a concentration in Franchising (Summa Cum Laude and the Rinker School of Business's Spring 2020 Outstanding Graduate) and an MBA with a concentration in Enterprise Systems (Summa Cum Laude). 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.


Association Executive

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.


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.


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. 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.


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 has her 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.


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, as well as a designation as a Qualified Association Specialist.

LILY PIEPER, B.A. Association Executive 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.


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 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.


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.


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.

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.


Association Intern

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.


Association Executive

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.


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. 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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