Beth Chitnis, CAE
Beth Chitnis, CAE, vice president, serves as an executive director for multiple Meeting Expectations' full-service association management clients. As executive director, Beth is responsible for working with boards of directors to facilitate strategic planning for the associations she oversees. She also manages each association's staff at Meeting Expectations to provide support services including communications, database management, membership operations, financial management and meeting/event planning and execution.
Beth holds an MBA with concentrations in marketing and organizational management from Emory University's Goizueta Business School, and obtained her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana.
Beth joined the Meeting Expectations in 2006. In July 2008, she led a team to open the Chicago area branch of Meeting Expectations to provide more convenient service to clients of Meeting Expectations located in the Midwest and Northeast.
Beth brings a background in meeting planning, event management, business development and leadership training. She worked as a meeting planner for an international association in Atlanta and for Dale Carnegie Training in Chicago.
- She earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 2012.
- Volunteer Work
Presenter/Trainer for Meeting Professionals International
Meeting Professionals International (MPI), American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE)
- Fun Facts
- After graduating college, Beth visited 32 university campuses in 14 states and Canada, while serving as a leadership consultant for her sorority.
- One of Beth’s most memorable events was the Meeting Professionals International Awards Gala in Chicago, where she went into labor and had to go to the hospital. Later that night she was able to share with other members that her son had arrived.