A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
Dr. Nicole Ivy was named to the new position of director of inclusion at the American Alliance of Museums.
Scott Brunner, CAE, joined the National Community Pharmacists Association as senior vice president of communications and state government affairs.
The American Fraternal Alliance promoted Andrea Litewski to director of education from manager of education.
The National Investor Relations Institute appointed Gary A. LaBranche, FASAE, CAE, as its new president and CEO.
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau named Dave Beachnau senior vice president of sales, marketing, and sports.
Fern—an exhibition, event, and marketing support provider—chose Matthew Witt as its new national sales manager.
Visit Salt Lake announced Karen Staples is its new Northeast director of convention sales.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition has promoted Mike Greene to senior vice president of government relations, Nancy Weindruch to vice president of communications, and Ingrid Lebert to senior director of government relations.
The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions promoted Brandy Bruyere to vice president of regulatory compliance and Kirstin Orr to vice president of marketing.
Ron Clewer is the new chief operating officer of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities.
Visit Phoenix promoted Lorne Edwards to vice president of sales and services from director of sales.
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited promoted Thomas Tong and Jessica Wong to deputy managing director and director of venue operations, respectively.
David Clark is the new president and CEO of Visit Mobile (Alabama).
Greg Voss joined the American Lung Association in Minnesota as the new executive director.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons selected Thomas E. Arend, Jr., CAE, as its new CEO. Previously, he was executive vice president, COO, and general counsel at the American College of Cardiology.
The American Dental Association hired Christopher M. Tampio as director of congressional affairs and Chad Olson as director of state government affairs.
Dan Liutikas is the new CEO of the International Legal Technology Association. He was previously the chief legal officer at CompTIA.
John McMahon became the new executive director of the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado. Previously, he served as executive director of the National Ski Patrol.
Underwood Events chose Diane Brisk as its senior event designer.