Meredith graduates from Institute for Organization Management

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Leadership program offered through Chamber Foundation


WASHINGTON, D.C.— Jeff Meredith, executive director of the Monett Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Meredith received the recognition of IOM, which signifies the individual’s completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. In addition, participants can earn credit hours toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications. Nearly 1,000 individuals attend Institute annually.

“Institute graduates are recognized across the country as leaders in their industries and organizations,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s vice president of Institute for Organization Management. “These individuals have the knowledge, skills, and dedication necessary to achieve professional and organizational success in the dynamic association and chamber industries.”

Meredith was selected as class president, representing a diverse group of 30 non-profit professionals. He delivered the keynote speech on behalf of his class, and was met with laughter and applause throughout.

The Institute for Organization Management is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. It is the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities