Financial Executives International Appoints Patricia Marrese Director, Strategic Partnerships

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FEI Appoints Patricia Marrese Director, Strategic Partnerships

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“I’m energized by the prospect of growing and leveraging FEI’s important business relationships to bolster its financial resources and further build the organization’s robust resources for members,” Marrese said.

Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for chief financial officers and other senior-level finance executives, today named Patricia Marrese as Director, Strategic Partnerships.

Marrese will manage strategic partnerships, marketing relationships, exhibit and sponsorship sales, and business development for FEI. In addition, she will be responsible for all non-dues revenue for FEI and non-contribution revenue for Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF). Marrese will report to Charles Deale, Vice President, Membership and Chapter Relations, and will be based in FEI’s Morristown, N.J. headquarters.

“Pat’s rich experience developing business opportunities will be instrumental in enriching the networking and educational initiatives that are the backbone of our member experience,” said Liliana DeVita, Chief Operating Officer, FEI. “We welcome Pat to our team and look forward to her contributions to our programming and member services.”

“I’m energized by the prospect of growing and leveraging FEI’s important business relationships to bolster its financial resources and further build the organization’s robust resources for members,” Marrese said.

Marrese joins FEI from the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), where she most recently she served as Director of Business Development. In this role she directed strategies for driving new revenue growth, increased non-dues revenue more than 100 percent in three years through partnerships, sponsorships, advertising opportunities and affinity programs. Marrese also quadrupled the number of sponsors for the organization’s primary trade show to 100 over three years.

Marrese holds the Meeting Professionals International Certification in Meeting Management (CMM) and is a Convention Industry Council Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). She also holds a certificate in Management from Kean University. She has been awarded a certificate of achievement from the Mid Atlantic Society of Association Executives (MASAE), the Distinguished Service Award from a past President of the New Jersey Society of CPAs and a Recognition Award from a past Chairman of the American Institute of CPAs. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Junior Achievement of New Jersey and a committee member of the Mid Atlantic Society of Association Executives (MASAE).

About FEI
Financial Executives International is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its more than 10,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, research and publications. Members participate in the activities of 74 chapters in the U.S. and a chapter in Japan. FEI is headquartered in Morristown, NJ, with a Government Affairs office in Washington, D.C.

Visit http://www.financialexecutives.org for more information.

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Claudine Cornelis
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Lili DeVita, FEI
(973) 765-1021
ldevita(at)financialexecutives(dot)org
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