ASAE Names Deirdre Clemmons, CAE, CMP, as Vice President of Enterprise Sales

Oct 21, 2022

WASHINGTON— Deirdre “Dee” Clemmons, CAE, CMP, is joining ASAE as vice president of enterprise sales, effective November 7, ASAE President and CEO Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE, announced today.

Clemmons comes to ASAE after an extensive, nationwide search to fill a critical post leading ASAE’s customer-facing sales team. In this role, Clemmons will implement a multi-year strategy to expand, energize and optimize the performance of ASAE’s enterprise-wide sales portfolio, which includes the Alliance Partner Program, advertising and sponsored content, exhibits, digital products and sponsorships.

Clemmons brings a wealth of experience and expertise to ASAE, serving for the past 14 years with Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), most recently as senior vice president, events and strategic partnerships. In this role, Clemmons was responsible for ACI’s strategic partnership program, sponsorships and exhibit sales. Clemmons has also served as ACI’s vice president, meetings, education and partnerships, and as director of conferences. Prior to ACI, Clemmons held key roles with National Defense Industrial Association and Hanley Wood, LLC Business Media Division.

“ASAE is thrilled to welcome Dee Clemmons to our experienced team,” said ASAE President and CEO Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE. “Dee has a strategic, customer-centric mindset that is focused on building solid, lasting relationships with industry partners and other stakeholders. Dee is a Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) scholar and is very familiar with ASAE and our critical role in support of the association community. Dee will be a huge asset to ASAE as we work to meet current and emerging market needs.”

“I’m looking forward to joining the team at ASAE and to having an opportunity to engage with leadership, our partners, sponsors and the association community we serve,” Clemmons said. “It’s an exciting time to join the organization during this time of transformation. I look forward to contributing to the continued success of the organization and to helping create new value for our stakeholders.”

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