As executive director of meetings and learning events at Achieving the Dream, Stephanie Marshall is responsible for the development, planning, and overall operational execution of the annual Achieving the Dream conference, DREAM, which registers more than 1600 participants, annual retreats for ATD coaches, an annual New Cohort Kickoff Institute, ATD’s Board of Director meetings, and other meetings and events as needed.
Stephanie brings more than 20 years of experience planning professional meetings and events, as well as distinctions as a Certified Meeting Professional and Certified Association Executive. Prior to joining Achieving the Dream, Stephanie was the director of meeting services at the American Council on Education (ACE) where she planned their annual meeting of 1,700 attendees and managed the coordination of 45 meetings each year. She also served as Executive Secretary to the Washington Higher Education Secretariat planning monthly programs.
Stephanie is a board member of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners and president of the United States Tennis Association/D.C. District. Stephanie has served on numerous advisory boards including LA Inc, The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau; InterContinental Hotels; the Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau; and Grand Rapids Convention and Visitors Bureau.
B.B.A. (Marketing) | Temple University
Director of Meeting Services | American Council on Education (ACE)
Executive Secretary | Washington Higher Education Secretariat
Board Member | National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners