NEW YORK, NY (April 23, 2013) —Meredith Taylor, an assistant account executive at international association management and professional services company Kellen Company, was awarded the prestigious New Star Award from the New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) at their Annual Synergy Awards Luncheon and Celebration of Community Service.
“To be honored by this group of professionals for my work as a newcomer into association management is very rewarding,” said Taylor. “The Synergy Awards honor the best of the association and non-profit communities, so I feel truly humbled to have been recognized as a positive contributor to our industry.”
The 2013 Synergy Awards took place on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City. Over 100 professionals from across New York’s association management and non-profit communities were on hand to congratulate the winners.
“We are extremely proud of Meredith for winning the New Star Award,” said Peter Rush, chief executive officer, Kellen Company. “She makes a positive impact at Kellen Company every day and I know she will continue to shine in the industry for years to come.”
Since joining Kellen in 2011, Taylor has served as Membership Coordinator for New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) and its nonprofit arm, NYWICI Foundation. She provides administrative and planning support for many NYWICI events and programs, including the annual Matrix Awards, which will be held April 22, 2013 in New York City.
Taylor is a member of NYSAE and serves on its Membership Committee. She graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University with a dual major in linguistics and public relations.
About Kellen Company
Kellen Company provides association management, government and public affairs, public relations, meetings management, creative communications, web site development and other professional services to associations, as well as individual companies and other organizations. Kellen Company serves more than 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide, through its more than 100 client associations directly from offices in Chicago, Brussels, Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C. and Beijing. For more information, visit www.kellencompany.com.