National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Selects Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) for Comprehensive Association Management Services

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CMI to provide full operational and long-term strategic support

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We see our partnership with CMI as the opportunity to move to the next level in service to the Hispanic community as well as Hispanic nurses. -NAHN President Jose Alejandro

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), a US-based organization dedicated to the advancement of the nursing profession and the health outcomes in Hispanic communities, has selected Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) to assume full management services of the Association’s business operations. This step deepens the relationship between the two entities, which was established in December 2012 when CMI initiated planning and management of NAHN’s 2013 Annual Conference.

NAHN President Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE remarked, “We see our partnership with CMI as the opportunity to move to the next level in service to the Hispanic community as well as Hispanic nurses. Their ability to leverage new technologies, ideas and efficiencies will enable NAHN focus on our strategic initiatives and take the next step as a thriving organization.”

NAHN was founded in 1975 by a group of Hispanic nurses who saw a need for an organization to support the growing population of Hispanic nurses and focus on Hispanic health issues. Since its founding, the association has coordinated its operational activities out of Washington, DC. NAHN will continue to maintain its headquarters within CMI’s Washington, DC office, supported from CMI’s operations center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

"We are honored to be selected as NAHN’s full service management company," said J Michael Hoehn, Executive Vice President of Consulting Management Innovators. "At CMI, we seek to partner with associations who have opportunities to grow and deliver more value to their communities but need modern association management expertise and resources – NAHN’s mission and expansion potential present exciting opportunities for both NAHN and CMI."

NAHN’s existing Executive Director, Celia Besore MBA, CAE, has been retained by CMI to continue to serve in that capacity for the association. Today marks the beginning of a several month transition of NAHN operations to Consulting Management Innovators’ purview.

About Consulting Management Innovators (CMI)
Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) is an association management company providing full service and project management services to associations with a health care focus. Our Innovators work to deliver clients the innovation and growth necessary to thrive in the rapidly changing, modern business world. We are proud to provide services to vibrant associations such as the National Transitions of Care Coalition, Case Management Society of America and Case Management Foundation. To learn more, follow CMI on Twitter @CMInnovators or visit

About National Association of Hispanic Nurses
NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses. NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers. For more information, please visit or

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