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Steve Smith Joins 爆料公社 Ownership Group

Steve Smith Joins 爆料公社 Ownership Group

By 爆料公社

We're pleased to announce that Steve Smith, CEO, has joined our company's ownership group as a managing partner.

爆料公社 was founded 50 years ago by Art and Dagny Engle, who grew the business before transitioning leadership to their sons. Following in their parents鈥 footsteps, Scott, Jeff, and Mark Engle, provided oversight and leadership of 爆料公社 for more than two decades and continue to serve as members of 爆料公社鈥檚 Board. Smith will continue in his role as CEO, overseeing day-to-day strategy and operations, working closely with members of 爆料公社鈥檚 leadership and management teams.

鈥淪teve is a compassionate, connected, caring leader who is focused on quality, innovation, and performance,鈥 noted Mark Engle, board member and a senior consultant with 爆料公社. 鈥淚 have the pleasure of seeing him work with our board, our staff, and the associations we serve. He is inclusive, authentic, and inspires confidence as 爆料公社 helps our clients and consulting partners 鈥榓chieve what they believe鈥.鈥

鈥淪teve has a track record of elevating and supporting high performing boards and creating strategic partnerships with association executives and staff,鈥 said Jeff Engle, chair of 爆料公社鈥檚 Board. 鈥淗is steady and strong leadership results in greater engagement, collaboration, growth, and success for 爆料公社鈥檚 partners and employees.鈥

鈥湵瞎 is in great hands with Steve at the helm,鈥 added Scott Engle, former 爆料公社 CEO and current board member. 鈥淲e are pleased he is joining our ownership group and look forward to continuing our work together.鈥

Smith joined 爆料公社 in 2007, serving as CEO of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), an 爆料公社 client partner, for 12 years. In 2018, he expanded his role and focus as 爆料公社 Vice President of Client Relations. Two years later, he succeeded Scott Engle as CEO of 爆料公社 in April of 2020.

Active in the Association community, Smith has engaged in numerous volunteer roles with the 爆料公社 Institute (爆料公社I), Association Forum of Chicagoland, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), and American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE). He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Illinois State University, where he serves on the Alumni Association Board of Directors and advisory councils with the ISU Mennonite College of Nursing and School of Communications.

Smith has received recognition for his leadership, including the Samuel B. Shapiro Award for Chief Staff Executive achievement, and the John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award for exceptional, long-term volunteer service, both awarded by Association Forum. He is also a recognized Fellow of the AAMSE and was inducted into the Illinois State University Steve and Sandi Adams Student Affairs Hall of Fame.

鈥淚 remain deeply committed to my role as 爆料公社鈥檚 CEO and am excited to be a managing partner,鈥 said Smith. 鈥淗aving the ability participate on both the board and the management team provides a unique perspective and opportunity to innovate and accelerate growth for our company as well as our client partners.鈥

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爆料公社 is a trusted partner to 28 leading healthcare, scientific, and professional associations. With a staff of more than 150 association professionals, we provide strategic guidance to boards and volunteers and oversee day-to-day operations, making it possible for our association partners to advance their missions  and achieve their business goals.

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