Senior Association Manager
Rice Krispies Treats connoisseur (the most popular item at any staff bake-off) and all-around foodie, Kelly Ash, joined the Meeting Expectations team in 2016.
As the executive director for the International Practice Management Association (IPMA), Kelly cultivates relationships with the IPMA membership, oversees the day to day management of the association and is responsible for strategic planning, volunteer management and overseeing the IPMA’s Annual Conference. Kelly also manages the association’s digital marketing and communications.
Kelly attended the Savannah College of Art & Design and received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Georgia State University.
Before Meeting Expectations, Kelly served as an account coordinator with Aim Marketing Solutions and handled event logistics, registrations and promotional materials for their NASCAR clients. She also created and implemented a digital marketing campaign and social brand for the Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility.
- Why Do I Love Events and Associations?
“I love events and associations because you’re never bored and there is always something going on.”
- What Inspires Me?
“I am inspired by good design.“
- Fun Facts
- I’m Lebanese and enjoy cooking, but mostly eating, Lebanese food.
- Dream Job: Naming the paint colors at Sherwin Williams.
- I’m named after quarterback Jim Kelly, because my parents are huge Buffalo Bills fans.