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Jacquelyn C. BodeJacquelyn C. Bode, MA, CFRE, is the new Executive Director of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF), St. Louis. The AAOF is the charitable arm of the American Association of Orthodontists and provides support to orthodontic education programs and orthodontic research aimed at excellence in patient care. Bode assumed her new role on March 26. The AAOF Executive Director search was led by Tuft Associate Mary McMahon who has managed numerous Tuft searches ...

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Tuft & Associates has often collaborated on selected projects with Washington, DC-based Association Strategies, Inc., which is led by CEO Pamela Kaul. Because we have valued our collaborations with ASI, we are pursuing even more opportunities where we can combine our talents, resources, and contacts to serve a range of clients. Learn more about the Tuft-ASI partnership. Our two firms continue to operate independently with our own clients in our own areas of specialization. But we’ll also take on new engagements where the Tuf...

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Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, CAE, FACHE, FAHIMA, has been appointed Executive Director of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), based in St. Louis, effective January 8, 2018. AAO’s ED search was led by Tuft President Jill Rubiner Christie and Executive Search Associate Mary McMahon in partnership with the AAO Search Committee, chaired by Brent E. Larson, DDS, MS, AAO president-elect. Go...

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Lionel van der Walt is the new Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of RCI, Inc., an international association of building envelope consultants, based in Raleigh, N.C. Van der Walt was selected after an extensive search led by Pamela Kaul, President, Association Strategies, Alexandria, VA, and Tuft & Associates’ President Jill Christie. An organizational strategy and analysis expert, van der Walt has more than 20 years of international executive leadership and association experience. He was most recently President of the Cargo Network Services (CNS) and a member of the Caribbean Ho...

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