Rick is a senior-level association executive with more than 20 years of experience in creative marketing, government relations, staff management and communications for professional and trade associations. Most recently he has served as Executive Director of the MdTech Division, Tech Council of Maryland and the Executive Director, Tech Council of Maryland Foundation. His experience includes senior management roles working with both domestic and foreign economic development offices. Rick has been a part of international business development teams for several associations and has had success in building coalitions and developing new business opportunities globally.
To support the transition, David Winton will continue to serve as Executive Director full-time through January, then support APMP part-time as Chief Financial Officer. Please join me in thanking David for his outstanding and continued service, and welcoming Rick Harris to APMP.
Rick officially becomes Executive Director on February 1, 2011. However, he will join the APMP International Board of Directors meeting in Dallas later this month.
More information will become available as transition takes place.