Kim Howard is a certified association executive (CAE) through ASAE and The Center for Association Leadership. She is an award-winning association publishing executive with demonstrated success in helping associations grow and prosper. She is a recognized leader in the association community. She is one of the immediate presidents of the Board of Directors for Association Media & Publishing. She also served on the Greater Washington Committee for ASAE and the Center for Association Leadership. She has held leadership positions in the association publishing executive industry, senior-level management positions for national and international trade associations, and provided commentary and insight for industry trade magazines, consumer publications and online forums. Throughout her career, she has published several million words, covering industries and topics that include the legal profession, association publishing, multifamily housing, cleaning and restoration, and business credit. She has ghostwritten for CEOs, general counsel and other c-suite executives. She has served as the editor-in-chief/publisher of seven magazines. She has saved two magazines $500,000+ during her tenure with them.
She holds an MA in publications design from the University of Baltimore and a BS in journalism and public relations from Troy University. She has also attended the Mini MBA program at Boston University.