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Graham Cox earns Certified Association Executive Designation

Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Pam McKenna
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Congratulations to McKenna Management's Graham Cox, CAE on earning the Certified Association Executive (CAEĀ®) designation! The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.

To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certification, individuals must undertake ongoing professional development and activities in association and nonprofit management. More than 4,400 association professionals currently hold the CAE credential - including four McKenna Management staff. The CAE Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Graham brings over 15 years of successful nonprofit association experience to his role at McKenna Management including operations, strategic initiatives, relationship building, and advocacy.. He's a collaborative professional that's been successful at driving initiatives and developing programs. Graham received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Colorado and also is a graduate of Francis Marion University's Nonprofit Leadership Institute.


ASAE is a membership organization of more than 40,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,200 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 counties around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit

Founded in 2003, McKenna Management, Inc. is a full-service Association Management Company. Our mission is to provide the highest quality customized services that best fulfill our clients' needs. For more information on McKenna Management visit