NEW YORK, NY (October 13, 2010) — 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 Michael Cummings from business development manager to vice president.
Cummings joined Kellen Company in 2006 to revitalize the company’s brand marketing and new business outreach. In his new role, Cummings will be further responsible for spearheading the company’s marketing and business development initiatives, as well as communicating the vast talent, expertise and capabilities under Kellen’s global umbrella to multiple stakeholders.
“Michael delivers results for Kellen Company as an integral member of our team, leading our business development and marketing efforts seamlessly,” said Peter Rush, chief executive officer, Kellen Company. “He has contributed significantly to Kellen’s growth and his commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.”
Prior to joining Kellen Company, Cummings owned a brand consulting firm where he crafted mixed-media marketing campaigns to deliver unique client messages to diverse audiences. Additionally, he was previously the first head of business development at Omnicom marketing agency Cone, Inc., where he specialized in brand consulting, strategic public relations and online marketing for pre-IPO companies and global media brands.
“I am honored and excited to have reached this point in my career, while at Kellen Company,” said Cummings. “I look forward to presenting Kellen Company’s innovative solutions and service-excellence to prospective client-partners around the world.”
Cummings is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives and the New York Society of Association Executives, which has awarded him with various achievement awards for his efforts on behalf of membership and education within the organization.