-- — Melissa Tucker, executive director of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, has received the designation of IOM (Institute for Organization Management) from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
This professional development program of the U.S. Chamber is a comprehensive course of study consisting of four annual sessions focusing on professional growth and development for association, chamber and other nonprofit professionals.
“Institute graduates are recognized across the country as leaders in their communities,” said Raymond Towle, IOM, CAE, the U.S. Chamber’s vice president of Institute for Organization Management. “These individuals have the knowledge, skills and dedication to achieve professional and organizational success in the dynamic association and chamber industries.”
Institute graduates receive the IOM recognition, signifying completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. In addition, participants can earn points toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications. Nearly 1,000 individuals attend the institute annually.