PCMA Foundation Visionary Awards: 2020 Supplier Honoree: Bill Grusich, CMP, FASAE
Bill Grusich is best known in the industry for his counsel and dedication to helping others, for which he has received numerous accolades, including ASAE Fellow, MPI Chicago chapter’s Hall of Fame and Richard A. Daignault Award (given by PCMA’s Greater Midwest Chapter). Grusich has served as an industry trailblazer with a career that showcases his collaborative and ethical sales approach, paving the way for how buyers and suppliers in business events should do business.
Promotions and Changes
Nancy Upke Gargula joined the MacArthur Foundation in January of this year as their manager of special initiatives for people and culture.
Nancy is an Association Forum member and volunteers on the Welcoming Environment® Committee.
New Association Forum Members
Noonie Aguilar, DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau
Allie Boyaris, American Camp Association, Illinois
Tracey Brouillette, Visit Spokane
Christina Dawson, Visit Charlotte
Martin Downs, American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
Michael Gallo, CASE, CMP, New York Marriott Marquis Hotel
Nurys Harrigan-Pedersen, Careers In Nonprofits
Michael Hoffman, Gather Voices
Eileen Morgan Johnson, Whiteford, Taylor and Preston, LLP
Sherard Jones, Strategic Futurist Consulting Solutions
Dr. Sherry Keramidas, American Occupational Therapy Association
Brian Knier, IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries
Mark Leon, Million Dollar Round Table
Jetaun Mallett, Independent
Nakhia Morrissette, Solar Energy Industries Association
Mir M. Mustafa, CAE, J.D., National Electrical Contractors Association
Paul Plasterer, Starkweather Association Services LLC
Helen Anne Richards, HA Richards Writing & Editing
Gwen Satterfield, TCS Education System
Eddie Slaughter, Gather Voices
John Thurner, North Park University
Brandon Tran, Signature Bank
Heather Zimo, International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety
Forum Plus Members
Michelle Arias, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Reva Bhushan, Society for Vascular Surgery
Karen Craven, Association for Corporate Growth
Roxanne Dobbs, Executive Director, Inc.
Ben Glick, Association for Corporate Growth
Steve Hall, Society for Vascular Surgery
Lauren Hamm, Emergency Nurses Association
Kate Holzkopf, Urgent Care Association (UCA)
Grethel Huerta, Association for Corporate Growth
Kristopher Huffman, Society for Vascular Surgery
Frank Hugelmeyer, National Marine Manufacturers Association
Stephanie Klavohn, Emergency Nurses Association
Thomas Klemens, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Ken Loredo, Emergency Nurses Association
Michelle McAvoy, Association for Corporate Growth
Caroline Morgan, Society for Vascular Surgery
Abu Muhammad, CCIM Institute
Anand Pillai, CCIM Institute
Rose Portera, Emergency Nurses Association
Heather Shin, Society for Vascular Surgery
Nicole Thompson, Association for Corporate Growth
Zack Wahlquist, Chicago Association of REALTORS®
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