NEW YORK (September 29, 2015) – Association TRENDS magazine has recognized Kellen Account Executive Meredith Taylor as a 2015 ‘Young & Aspiring’ Association Professional. Taylor was nominated by senior executives and peers for her contributions and leadership within the association management industry.
Taylor is one of five leading association executives selected nationwide to receive the 36th annual award, which recognizes executives age 40 or younger with a minimum of five years of experience who show promise and commitment to excellence.
At Kellen, Taylor currently serves as Executive Director of the College Media Association, a group that serves student produced media on college campuses and their advisers. She is also the General Manager of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, an association of nonfiction freelance writers.
“All of us at Kellen congratulate Meredith on this well-deserved recognition,” said Peter Rush, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kellen. “Meredith’s leadership and knowledge in association management make her an invaluable asset to Kellen and to our clients.”
Previously, Taylor served in various roles for other Kellen clients, including New York Women in Communications and its Foundation; PETRA – The PET Resin Association; and, the Corporation for Battery Recycling. She has been a member of New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) since 2011, where she has served on the NYSAE Membership Committee and NYSAE’s NextGen Leadership Group. She graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University with majors in linguistics and public relations.
Taylor will be honored at the TRENDS Salute to Association Excellence awards ceremony in March 2016 in Washington, D.C.
Kellen is a global management and communications company serving more than 125 trade associations, professional societies and charitable organizations representing over 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. We specialize in management, communications, digital strategy, regulatory affairs, meetings and events, and consulting across a diverse range of industries. Founded in 1964 and charter-accredited through the AMC Institute, Kellen has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Denver, New York City and Washington, D.C.
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