ATLANTA, GA (October 12, 2010) — The Kellen Company, the premier global association management company with clients representing more than 100 associations and not-for-profit organizations around the world, has promoted Jim Fowler from senior account executive to vice president. Fowler has been a Kellen Company employee since 2002, applying his depth of experience and expertise in the food industry as well as areas of leadership development, financial management and association membership services.
“Jim has consistently demonstrated his skills and value to the Kellen Company as a significant member of our management team,” said Peter Rush, chief executive officer, Kellen Company. “His commitment to excellence and innovation on behalf of his clients and Kellen’s food practice is exemplary.”
Since joining the firm in 2002, Mr. Fowler has worked exclusively for Kellen clients in the food industry. He currently serves as executive vice president of the Research Chefs Association (RCA). As EVP for RCA, he focuses on strategic direction, Executive Committee and Board support, organizational leadership, priorities management, quality assurance and directing the general operations of the society.
Prior to joining Kellen Company, Mr. Fowler led association management activities at Cornerstone Communications Group, where he was responsible for oversight of organizational operations, meetings management, member services, recruitment, public affairs strategy and continuing education for a number of association clients. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), a designation awarded to association executives demonstrating the highest level of management knowledge, ethics, leadership and activity in community affairs, as well as a member of the American Society of Association Executives and a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE).