ATLANTA, GA (December 15, 2003) — The Kellen Company is pleased to announce that Jennifer Palcher, based in the company’s Atlanta office, has been promoted from Communications Specialist to Manager, Communications, for the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA). In addition to her current responsibilities, Palcher will now play a key role in the association’s strategic planning and advocacy efforts.
“This promotion is reflective of the excellent job that Jennifer has done in running HCEA’s communications programs, as well as assuming increasing responsibilities in the other communication-related activities of HCEA,” said Eric Allen, Executive Director of HCEA.
Since joining The Kellen Company in October 2001, Palcher has been charged with the writing, advertising sales and overall coordination of HCEA’s magazine, Insight; its two newsletters, Association Alert and Extra; and its membership e-mail newsletter, Inbox Informer. During that time, she has increased advertising revenues for all three print publications. Palcher also maintains the HCEA Web site, www.hcea.org , and manages a research grant program established by HCEA in 2001 to demonstrate the value of healthcare exhibiting.
Prior to working for The Kellen Company, Palcher served as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). Additionally, she was an editor at both the Associated Credit Bureaus, Inc. (ACB) and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).
“In the past two years, I have been fortunate to be part of the successful relationship between HCEA and The Kellen Company,” said Palcher. “I welcome this opportunity to broaden my skills and responsibilities so I can better serve our client and promote HCEA’s position as an industry advocate.”