cecilia sepp, CAE, CNAP
Expertise: Strategy | Operations | Communications | Health Care
Cecilia founded and owns Rogue Tulips LLC, a new consulting consortium committed to finding inspired solutions to the unique challenges facing 501c organizations in the 21st Century. She is a dynamic, flexible association executive who partners with clients to find the answers to the questions they face. She is known for embracing creativity, innovation, and promoting the advantages of 21st Century opportunities to inform, connect, and communicate. In July 2018, Cecilia founded the 501c/Association Mentoring Network, a volunteer program bringing valuable connections to professionals working and serving 501c organizations.
agnes amos-coleman, mba, cmp
Expertise: Education | Certification | Event Planning
Agnes is a leader with proven business acumen in a variety of industries including Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Politics, Tourism, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Faith based, Government, Oil and Gas. With a rich track-record of national and international success in developing and implementing conferences, events, training and certification programs in cross-industries, as well as quality standards for customer service and operations’ function. Her dedicated efforts help individuals and businesses meet and exceed their goals. She holds an executive MBA from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, and is also a Certified Meeting Planner (CMP).
anne darconte, CAE
Expertise: Government Relations | Advocacy
Anne DarConte, CAE is the Founder and Principal of Beyond K Street, LLC, a boutique public affairs and government relations firm. She has more than 30 years of federal, state, and local government relations experience and advises clients on strategic initiatives including advocacy messaging, grassroots and grass tops advocacy, Hill Days, advocate training, and community outreach. She is a Certified Association Executive, with experience in many areas of association management. Successful projects include: management of a 50-state coalition in the accounting profession including state legislative and regulatory matters, outreach priorities, stakeholder relationships with national and state-based organizations, and support for ad hoc state government relations initiatives.