TEAM CMP: Passionate people. With purpose.

We come from the nonprofit community – professionally, personally, and sometimes both. We bring passion and purpose [and a whole lot of fun] into the work we do. We’re here to help you be the best you can be. To pursue your goals. To engage your communities. To help you to accomplish your mission.

Carolyn Price, CAE, President

Fun Fact: Will run for wine and BBQ. 

Mark Taylor, Chief Operating Officer

Fun Fact: I tear up when I hear the National Anthem. Every. Single. Time.

Joel Price, Chief Culture Officer

Fun Fact: I took a non-regulation 3-point shot at an NBA game. Result... Air Ball!!

Katie Caldwell, Membership Development Director

Fun Fact: I swam with sharks in Bora Bora!

Beverly Carter, Communications Director

Fun Fact: I can safely work with bats because I've had all my rabies shots - a total of 8 shots, uhh...maybe 10.

Jenny Davis, Event Associate

Fun Fact: The hostess with the mostest… My home has welcomed strangers from 6 US states plus France, Belgium, & Denmark!

Margo Farahani, Accounts Payable Associate

Fun Fact: I love exploring different cultures...specifically their food! I collect restaurant menus everywhere I go!

Lindy Jordan, Director of Event Operations

Fun Fact: Boot Scootin' Austin Native… Line Dancers Need Not Apply!

Kirby McThompson, Event Manager

Fun Fact: The unofficial tour guide...I once walked a group across the Zambia/Zimbabwe border just for dinner!

Gaye Markham, Client Finance Director

Fun Fact: Reincarnated Nomad: I can pick up and move or travel at a moment's notice whether going by car, train or plane... and I love the adventure!

Debbie Peterson, Association Executive

Fun Fact:"The Hills are Alive!" ...look closely at the 40th Anniversary Edition of the Sound of Music and you might see me!

Lydia Rudy, Association Executive

Fun Fact: I’d like to buy a vowel! I have applied to be on Wheel of Fortune over 100 times!

Kersten Schofield, Event Associate

Fun Fact: Wisconsinite born and bred. Built on the four pillars of greatness: Beer, Crackers, Cheese, and Packers!

Stephen Shepard, CAE, Association Executive

Fun Fact: An Army Brat who loves to travel. I've moved 22 times, lived in 11 states (TX & VA more than twice), and one foreign country.

Mallory Solis, Account Associate

Fun Fact: I’ve read 318 books, gone on 39 scuba dives, and visited 15 countries.

Amber Waddell, Event Director

Fun Fact: Happiest when hiking! I once hiked 92 miles through the Scottish Highlands in 7 days!

Kathy Wilson, Event Contracts Manager

Fun Fact: As a retired collegiate gymnast, I'm still waiting for crushed velvet & scrunchies to make a comeback.