How I Got Here: Lemmietta McNeilly, CAE

Lemmietta McNeilly, CAE Associations Now March/April 2017 Issue

Before becoming a chief staff officer, Lemmietta McNeilly, CAE, worked in both the hospital and university sector.

Lemmietta McNeilly, CAE
Chief Staff Officer for Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Rockville, Maryland

Lemmietta McNeilly, Ph.D., CAE, has worked in a whole host of settings—from hospitals to universities to associations. No matter the location, she’s always set the same goal for herself. “Always strive to learn new information and be challenged to acquire new skills and knowledge,” she says. Here are some highlights from her career journey so far:

Don't settle for the status quo; contribute and seek excellence.—Lemmietta McNeilly, CAE, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

A Working History

how i got here timeline

1993–1997 Hospital Administrator at the Hospital for Sick Children and Braintree Hospital Rehabilitation Network

1998–2000 Clinic Director and Assistant Professor at Academic Health Center at University of Florida

2000–2004 Founding Department Chair at Florida International University

2004– Chief Staff Officer for Speech-Language Pathology at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association