NORWICH – Maureen P. Carpenter, EDP, IOM, President & CEO of Commerce Chenango, has received the designation of IOM (Institute for Organization Management) from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This professional development program is a comprehensive course of study consisting of four annual sessions focusing on professional growth and development for association, chamber, and other nonprofit professionals.
“Institute graduates are recognized across the country as leaders in their communities,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, the U.S. Chamber’s vice president of Institute for Organization Management. “These individuals have the knowledge, skills, and dedication to achieve professional and organizational success in the dynamic association and chamber industries.”
Since 1921, Institute has attracted association and chamber professionals from across the country to its five university sites. During the four years, most Institute participants attend the one-week sessions at the same site, building valuable relationships with others in the industry. Through a combination of required courses and electives, Institute participants are able to enhance their own organizational management skills and add new fuel to their organizations, making them run more efficiently and effectively.