ASAE Announces 141 Professionals Earned CAE Credential

January 31, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — One hundred and forty-one association executives recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE®) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,200 industry leaders worldwide.

The Winter 2018 class of CAEs successfully completed the CAE examination administered nationwide on December 1, 2017. They will be honored, along with the Summer class of CAEs, during the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Chicago, August 18-21. A full list of the Winter 2018 class is at the end of the release.

“By earning your CAE, you have a greater knowledge regarding all areas of association management that will assist you throughout your career. Congratulations to the new class,” said Tracy L. Petrillo, EdD, CAE, chair of the CAE Commission and Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.

The CAE Program serves to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate those who have acquired and have demonstrated knowledge essential to the practice of association management. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

The next CAE examination will be administered on May 4. The application deadline is February 23. For more details about the CAE exam, visit

MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, APR, CAE,, 202-326-9505

About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of 39,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit

New York
Robert Blumenfeld, MBA, CAE
Executive Director
Association for Corporate Growth Inc New York
New York, NY


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