From CRP to CEO: How Component Relations Paved My Path to the C-Suite

From CRP to CEO: How Component Relations Paved My Path to the C-Suite

Path June 6, 2016 By: Cecilia Sepp, CAE

For aspiring CEOs, component relations work lays a foundation for executive-level leadership. Here's one CRP-to-CEO story from an association executive who made the journey.

Like many association professionals, I fell into association management. I originally pursued life as a policy wonk and lobbyist in DC but realized that I liked the business side of associations better. I started out in policy work because I majored in political science and always thought, "Someday, I'll make my mark in DC." Little did I know that my political science education would inform a large chunk of what became my chosen profession. ...