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Energy Bar Association Hires Jack Hannan as New CEO

Washington D.C. (February 14, 2022) – The Energy Bar Association (EBA) recently hired Jack Hannan to serve as their new Chief Executive Officer, effective today. Hannan brings a 32-year career in association management in both trade associations and professional societies.Jack Hannan EBA CEO

Hannan joins EBA from his most recent role as Deputy Executive Director at the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF). He has recently relocated to the Washington, DC area. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond and a Master of Business Administration from The George Washington University Executive MBA program. Soon after earning his MBA, Jack began his 18-year tenure at the Worker’s Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB), an industry association of worker’s compensation insurance companies. Initially hired as the Marketing Manager, he was promoted after two years to Director of Marketing and Communications.

About EBA

EBA is an international 501(c)(6) association of attorneys, energy professionals and students active in all areas of energy law. EBA’s vision is to promote professional excellence in the practice of energy law. EBA is committed to fiscal responsibility, ethical decision-making, subject matter excellence, high-quality programming, reliable communications, and continuous consideration of members’ current and anticipated needs. EBA is an inclusive organization that values diverse perspectives and provides opportunities for learning and community in a position neutral organization.

About Sterling Martin Associates

Sterling Martin Associates is a leading, specialty national search firm conducting chief executive-level searches for associations and nonprofit organizations. SMA has built an outstanding reputation by providing impeccable service to clients and by placing exceptional talent in associations and nonprofits. Based in Washington, DC, SMA has offices in New York, Chicago, Orange County, CA, and Portland, OR.

Founding the firm in 2006 with a mission to combine his search expertise with nonprofit board experience, David Martin now leads a highly experienced, diverse team of 15, combining in-depth client analysis with the latest search technologies to create effective, personalized searches. Since the day he founded the firm, David has personally taken a leadership role with every search, for every client.