Association Management | Communications | Meetings & Events
Richard E. Cristol
May 26, 2015
Richard E. Cristol has over 30 years of association management experience with particular emphasis on governance, strategic planning, government affairs, public relations, meetings management and international and domestic marketing. He has served as CEO for ten associations and is a member of Kellen’s Board of Directors.
In addition to corporate duties, he is responsible for all of Kellen North America’s association management business. Richard engages in a variety of activities on behalf of client associations, including legislative and regulatory representation, management of industry research and promotion programs, and international liaison.
Richard graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing and also has an MBA from the University of Georgia. He is a past President of the Association Management Company Institute and a former member of their Board of Directors. He is also a member of the American Society of Association Executives.