McLEAN, Va. – Naylor Association Solutions congratulates Sarah Sain, director of content, member communications, for earning the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry and is conferred by ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership.
To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years’ experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management.
“While we at Naylor have always known Sarah’s commitment to understanding the issues facing trade and professional associations and working with our clients to navigate those challenges through strategic, useful content, we’re excited that ASAE and the rest of the association community now know it as well,” said Dave Bornmann, chief marketing officer at Naylor. “Sarah is a valuable member of each team she works with, and we congratulate her for achieving this professional honor.”
More than 4,300 association professionals currently hold the CAE credential. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 44,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Its members lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executives management to finance to technology. Together, they create a vibrant community that makes the world smarter, safer, and better every day.
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About Naylor, LLC
For more than 50 years in the association community, Naylor has helped build strong trade and professional associations by delivering solutions that engage members and generate non-dues revenue. We offer a comprehensive set of solutions, including communications strategy, print and digital communications, full service event management, advertising, sponsorships and exhibit sales, career centers, online learning, association management, and member management software. Our expertise and breadth of services help us see opportunities others miss, and our commitment to excellent customer service fuels our passion to help associations achieve more success. Our 22-city Digital Summit conference series provides thought leadership and practical solutions for marketers of all backgrounds. Naylor’s headquarters is located in McLean, Va. with additional offices in Alpharetta, Ga.; Gainesville, Fla.; Hunt Valley, Md.; Schaumburg, Ill.; and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Visit www.naylor.com for more information.
ASAE is celebrating 100 years of making society smarter, better and safer. The Centennial anniversary represents ASAE’s role as a leader and supporter of progress and innovation in the association industry. ASAE is a membership organization of more than 48,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Since it was established 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. With the support of the ASAE Research Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. Visit ASAE at asaecenter.org.