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Jim Hiles of MorganFranklin Named 2012 Conference Co-Chair

Monday, June 20, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Suzanne Kelman
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(Washington, DC) — June 20, 2011 — Jim Hiles, the Managing Director of Public Service Business Development for MorganFranklin, has been named the Conference Co-Chair for the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP®) 23nd Annual APMP® International Conference & Exhibits at The Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX, May 22-25, 2012.

Hiles will join Rick Harris, APMP’s Executive Director, as Conference Co-Chair and will be responsible for helping to develop the conference’s content, including recruiting keynote speakers, educational session speakers and coordinating meeting logistics with the APMP staff.

This year Hiles and Harris will also put together a conference committee that includes 15-20 professionals from industry who want to volunteer their time to planning and promoting APMP’s Dallas Conference. For example, the chairs from all three APMP Texas chapters will be invited to join the committee along with other APMP members throughout the world.

Hiles is no stranger to APMP’s Conference having managed the APMP Bookstore this year. He has also been active with area associations having served on the board of the Charles County (MD) Technology Council (CCTC), a presenter at APMP’s National Capitol Area’s Mid-Atlantic Conference, and as an Editor of and Contributor for APMP’s Journal.

Hiles holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from The New School and a Master of Science in acquisition and finance from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a certified Acquisition Professional, possesses DAWIA Level III Contracting certification, and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the George Washington University in the Executive Leadership Program.