WASHINGTON, DC (April 2, 2012) — The American Institute for Building Design (AIBD), a 910-member professional organization dedicated to the enhancement, development and recognition of the residential and building design professions, announced that it has selected Kellen Company for association management services. Kellen Company is a global professional services company with operations in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C.
AIBD’s global headquarters will be in Washington, D.C. The professional organization will retain their current executive director, enlisting Kellen Company’s management, financial, technical, meeting planning and creative services as well as administrative support. Kellen Company will also execute the association’s two national meetings which are held annually around the country. Kellen Company will also manage technical and building codes representation for AIBD as well as handle day-to-day administration.
“We see this partnership as bringing our organization to the next level,” said Steven Mickley, CPBD, executive director, AIBD. “Kellen Company is an excellent fit for our group, bringing the industry experience necessary to help continue on a path of success and to bring increased benefits to our members.”
“Kellen Company’s vast expertise in managing associations and professional societies will serve AIBD well,” said Peter Rush, chairman and chief executive officer, Kellen Company. “We look forward to bringing our unique understanding of the building and construction industry to serve AIBD.”