AOPA Names New Executive Director
WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2018) – Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, Eve Humphreys, MBA, CAE, has been named the new Executive Director of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Humphreys will officially assume this role on November 19, 2018.
“We are very pleased that we have found an Executive Director in Eve Humphreys whose experiences and expertise include strategic organizational development, building and maintaining positive organizational culture, domestic and international partnerships, and navigating the complexities of legislative and regulatory advocacy. We are very excited for the future of AOPA under Eve’s talented leadership,” said Weber.
As the current Executive Director of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), Humphreys brings with her 5 years of experience providing guidance and management of the leading professional society representing physicians and other healthcare professionals in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention and control.
“I’m enormously honored to begin working with such a dynamic and well-respected organization as AOPA. It is an exciting time in the orthotic and prosthetic field. AOPA is well positioned to continue on its trajectory of success by expanding its influence and leadership in all areas. I look forward to working closely with the Board, staff and volunteers to advance the field and serve our members.”
Humphreys has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College and received her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. Eve also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Randolph-Macon College.
Over her more than two-decade long career, Humphreys has received professional recognition for her strong and effective communications strategies. Her experiences and expertise include navigating the complexities of legislative and regulatory advocacy, working with volunteer and society leaders to create policy and position statements, practice guidelines, and continuing medical education content to advance organizations and industries.
AOPA, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is the largest non-profit organization dedicated to helping orthotic and prosthetic businesses and professionals navigate the multitude of issues surrounding the delivery of quality patient care. The association was founded when needs of returning veterans in the aftermath of World War I required a national organization to address the educational and research requirements of the industry.
About Sterling Martin Associates
Sterling Martin Associates (SMA) is a national executive search firm founded in 2006 by CEO and Managing Partner, David Martin. SMA specializes in working with associations and nonprofit organizations on senior-level executive searches. With five office locations in Washington, DC, Chicago, New York and California, SMA offers national reach and scope while providing a superior quality of service in a cost-effective manner. Our partners and consultants bring association, nonprofit and for-profit management experience to each of our client engagements. Our team also serves as volunteers for a wide range of nonprofit governing boards.