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Susan Farrell Stock Returns to ֱ as Chief Operating Officer

Susan Farrell Stock Returns to ֱ as Chief Operating Officer

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We are very pleased to announce that Susan Farrell Stock, MPS, has returned to ֱ in a new role as  Chief Operating Officer (COO).

As COO, Sue will oversee and provide strategic leadership to several key areas of service for our client partners. These areas include Creative Media Services, Professional Relations and Development, Strategic Event Management, and Member, Registration, Data, and Mail services. She will also guide implementation of corporate initiatives and serve on ֱ’s Leadership Team, which oversees the strategic direction, business objectives, and growth of our company.

Sue has nearly 30 years of leadership experience working with professional societies and association management companies. She also has a history with ֱ, first joining the company in 2011 as Executive Director of Consulting Services before leaving to pursue independent leadership consulting full-time in 2018. In 2021, Sue returned to ֱ in an interim role as Chief Information Officer while recruitment for that position was under way.

“I am thrilled that Sue has rejoined the ֱ team,” says ֱ CEO Steve Smith. “She is a future-focused leader who thrives on innovation, collaboration, and growth. Her decades of expertise in strategy and development are ideal for the role of COO. Together with the ֱ Leadership Team, she will play an integral role in continuing to drive growth forward for ֱ and our client partners.”

Along with her roles at ֱ, Sue has been an interim executive director for several organizations and provided oversight to education and product development teams at SmithBucklin and HIMSS. She currently also is an adjunct faculty member for the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and Marquette University.

Sue holds a BA in Communications from the University of Illinois–Chicago and an MS in Public Services Administration from DePaul University.

Sue began her role on February 7, 2022.

ֱ Association Management Center (ֱ)

ֱ is a trusted partner to 27 leading healthcare, scientific, and professional associations. With a staff of more than 180 association professionals, we provide strategic guidance to boards and volunteers and oversee day-to-day operations, making it possible for our association partners to realize their missions and achieve their goals. We specialize in serving healthcare and science associations, establishing trusted, long-lasting relationships that help our association partners thrive and grow. To learn more about how ֱ helps its clients achieve their missions, visit .

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