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Matt Mantione, CAE, PCM,  Executive Director

Most recently, Matt worked for the Transportation Intermediaries Association where he served as a Vice President overseeing membership, marketing communications, and sales. He has held executive positions with both trade associations and professional societies throughout his career and has a proven track record of success with membership development and engagement initiatives.
Linda Arcangeli-Story, CMP, Director of Meetings

Linda has extensive experience in meeting coordination, having previously worked with the Financial Planning Association and the Financial Services Institute. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Leisure Services Administration and Special Events from Florida State University and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). Linda has been a member of the Georgia Chapter of Meeting Professionals International since 2006, where she has been involved on the Curriculum Committee, the Phoenix Awards Committee, the CMP Committee, and was the recipient of the Shining Star Award. She has been the CLDA Meetings Director since 2007.

Hana Watkins, Director of Operations

Hana has a long professional history with membership associations – her strong commitment to membership development, ability to implement recruitment campaigns and engagement strategies, and experience in overseeing data management help to make her an accomplished association management expert. Hana’s experience, extensive research, strong cross departmental collaborations, and attention to detail has allowed her to develop successful recruitment campaigns and introduce new engagement opportunities to existing and potential members to advance the interests of community based organizations. Hana is a firm believer in providing an elevated level of engagement and service to members. She wants them to know that the investment they make in the organization is respected and appreciated.  She is excited about the work of CLDA and eager to use her experience to help support its mission.

Hana will be reachable via the below methods
Email: hana@clda.org
Phone: 202-591-2485





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