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Ashlee Green Elected to 2024 RPI Board President

Ashlee GreenRecognition Professionals International elects a new president and officers for 2024.
Ashlee Green, Director of Sales for North-Carolina based C.A. Short, is new President of Recognition Professionals International.

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According to an RPI statement, “Green brings a wealth of customer relationship management experience and six years of serving on the RPI Board. In her current role as Director of Sales at C.A. Short Co., she focuses on employee engagement solutions, employee recognition and incentive programs. In 2018, she was voted as one of the top 25 most influential people in the industry by Incentive Magazine. In 2021, she received RPI’s Recognition Champion Award in honor of Pam Sabin.”

In the announcement, Green says “I am thrilled to be leading an amazing group of recognition professionals this year as RPI president. Since joining RPI in 2010, I have learned from many of my RPI member industry colleagues and I have applied RPI Best Practice Standards® in my work as a practitioner and as a solution provider. I also take advantage of RPI’s great education opportunities including earning my Certified Recognition Professional (CRP) designation.”  

She adds, “This year we are expanding our outreach and adding to our foundation of what RPI offers with a focus on modernizing our CRP (Certified Recognition Professional) curriculum for future recognition professionals.”   

RPI also elected Kimberly Huffman, Dollar General, Executive Vice President; Andrew Bishop, CRP, RecogNation, Vice President; Rachel Rump, CRP, University of Notre Dame, Treasurer; Latecia Pusha, CRP, SHRM-C, Effingham Health System, Secretary, and Karen Gray, CRP, PMP, O.C. Tanner, as Past President.

New directors are Cori Champagne, SHRM-SCP, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Beril McManus, American Airlines.

Returning directors are: Hatim Abdelhamid, Dar Al Riyadh Consultants; Jim Bittner, Centricity; Maria Detling, CMP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Tonda Ferguson, CRP, formerly of Southwest Airlines; Emily Gatton, CRP, Engage2Excel; JoAnn Grantham, SPHR, University of Michigan Medicine; Susan Hall, CRP, Gateway First Bank; Theresa Harkins-Schulz, CRP, CCP, SPHR, Inspirus, LLC; Marlene Johnson, Dash Solutions; David Klein, Spirit Airlines; Janet Skolud, CRP, TD Bank Group; Amy Stern, BI Worldwide; and Dan Stern, BAE Systems.

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