Staff Directory

AUTM Headquarters

One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA
Phone: +1-847-686-2244
Fax: (847) 686-2253
info@autm.net

Staff Members

 
    Stephen J. Susalka, PhD, CLP, Executive Director
Steve is responsible for ensuring that AUTM serves the needs and interests of its Membership as defined by its Mission and Strategic Plan. Contact Steve regarding potential partnerships with AUTM, Membership feedback, and opportunities to become involved with AUTM.
         
    Leef Smith Barnes, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Leef is responsible for AUTM’s strategic communications strategy and overseas media relations.
       
    Marti Buckely, Customer Service Administrator
Contact Marti if you have questions about your membership status, product orders, invoices and receipts, or if you need website login assistance.
       
    Tonya Cabrera, Annual Meeting Administrator
Contact Tonya for questions about AUTM Annual Meeting registration.
       
    Madhuri Carson, Sponsorship and Exhibits Manager
Contact Madh for information about exhibits and sponsorship for the AUTM Annual Meeting, professional development courses, distance education or regional meetings.
       
    Liz Freyn, Annual Meeting Director 
Contact Liz for information about AUTM Annual Meeting logistics.
       
    Barbara Gunderson, Professional Development Manager 
Contact Barbara if you have questions about AUTM professional development programsregional meetings, annual meeting workshops and distance education programs.
       
    Chrys Gwellem, Research Coordinator
Chrys supports the development of research activities and coordinates production of survey publications. Contact Chrys for information about the Surveys, Statistics and Metrics Committee, data evaluation/collection processes and recommendations for improvements.
       
    Joanne Kubinski, Association Administrator 
Contact Joanne for information regarding speakers for the AUTM Annual Meeting as well as questions regarding AUTM's standard operating procedures.
       
    Sheila S. Lee, Administrative Director
Contact Sheila for information about membership, mentorship, volunteering, Industry/Academia partnering and the annual business competition.
       
   
Christine Meehan, Professional Development Meeting Manager
Contact Christine for information about AUTM Region Meetings and Professional Development Course Logistics.
       
    Lauren Rich, Meetings Administrator (Region Meetings, Partnering Forums and Courses)
Contact Lauren for questions on registering for the AUTM regional meetings, partnering forums or professional development courses.
       
    Donald Rolfe, Marketing Communications Manager
Donald produces AUTM’s bi-weekly newsletter, AUTM Update, the weekly AUTM Newsbrief, social media and web content.
       
    Genevieve N. Sapp, MAFM,  Association Controller
       
    Katherine Segreti, Association Administrator
       
    Paul Stark, Communications Director 
Contact Paul if you have questions about AUTM's public relations, communications, website initiatives or social media. Paul also facilitates media requests for information or interviews with AUTM leadership.