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LLLI Selects IMI Association Executives for Full-service Management Services
"I have served on the LLLI Board of Directors for the past five and a half years," said LLLI Chairman Anne Batterjee. "We gave gone through good times and difficult times, but on the advent of the 60th Anniversary, I am now truly excited and enthusiastic about the next 60 years at the very least! We're excited to begin this new partnership with IMI – another step forward in our growth and development.
IMI will support LLLI's extensive day-to-day operational activities, including financial management, communications support, donor relations, fundraising and event management. IMI President and Owner Linda Owens, CAE, currently serves as LLLI's managing director.
IMI President and owner Linda Owens, CAE, says, "It is our pleasure to work alongside the LLLI Board of Directors and volunteers to fulfill the mission of helping mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. We're excited to begin this partnership with LLLI."
La Leche League began as a small support group near Chicago in 1956. Today, it is the world's leading mother-to-mother breastfeeding advocacy organization with a presence in over 70 countries with nearly 7,000 accredited volunteer counselors worldwide.
In May, 2016, IMI Association Executives celebrated more than 30 years serving non-profit associations. Other recent milestones include two IMI staff members, Linda Owens and Whitney Thweatt, earning their Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation in 2015. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.
About IMI Association Executives
Since 1986, IMI Association Executives Inc. has been helping associations meet their members' needs with a turnkey package of administrative, meeting and event planning services provided by a staff of experienced association management professionals. Located just minutes from Research Triangle Park in Morrisville, N.C., IMI Association Executives is the management choice for non-profit trade and professional associations that are local, state, regional, national and international in scope. For more information or to request a proposal, please call 919.459.2070 or visit www.imiae.com.