• News Release: Lyndee Matthews, IOM of the Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce Graduates from Institue

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    January 30, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 10, 2018               Contact: Andrew Weller 202-463-5802
    Graduates from Institute for Organization Management
    A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
    WASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Lyndee Matthews, IOM, Vice President, of the Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM Graduate Recognition 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.”
    “I am extremely proud of Lyndee’s accomplishment with this program,” added Tony Moline, President/CEO of the Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce. “This is one more way for the members of the Cedar Park Chamber to receive quality advocacy from their Chamber. Lyndee learned about nonprofit management, strategic communications, organizational excellence, strategic planning and executive finance just to name a few. We are excited about the ideas she has already brought from this training.”
    Since its commencement in 1921, the Institute program has been educating tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members and become strong business advocates. Institute’s curriculum consists of four weeklong sessions at five different university locations throughout the country. Through a combination of required courses and electives in areas such as leadership, advocacy, marketing, finance, and membership, 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.
    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.
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.
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