ASID names new COO
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, 10/24/2013 11:02:08 AM
The American Society of Interior Designers has named Chris M. Tucker its new chief operating officer.
Tucker brings a wealth of expertise in business operations, marketing and communications, institutional advancement, member services, educational programming and strategic planning, according to an ASID press release.
Tucker soversee day-to-day operations, working in tandem with Executive Vice President and CEO Randy Fiser to execute the organization's mission as a resource and advocate for the interior design industry. He will also play a central role in redoubling the society's efforts to pursue its next generation initiatives.
"We are incredibly fortunate to have Chris join ASID," said Fiser. "His outstanding leadership, management skills and marketing acumen will help us deliver an ASID 2.0 - providing maximum value to members and strengthening our leadership in the industry."
Tucker succeeds Thom Banks, who served ASID for 18 years, the past 15 as COO. Banks will remain with ASID through January 2014, collaborating with Tucker during the transition period.
Tucker established his leadership credentials and honed his management skills at academic, nonprofit and membership organizations. He joins ASID after 11 years at the Association of American Medical Colleges, where he directed enterprise-wide marketing and oversaw one of the Association's largest professional development groups and its membership, conferences and programming. He also served on a number of project teams guiding the strategic direction of the organization, which represents 300,000 members of the academic medical community.
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