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The Target Markets Program Administrator Association (TMPAA) recognized seven members for attaining the Certified Programs Leader (CPL) Designation during the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting in Baltimore, MD.

Recipients of the CPL Designation completed and passed required Target University courses, and met program and industry experience expectations set out by the Association. “The mission of Target University and the CPL Designation is also the overarching goal of the Association, which is to promote best practices in program administration,” stated Tony Campisi, TMPAA President.  “The CPL Designation recognizes the specialized skill sets of program administrators. The fact that we now have almost 100 members with the designation speaks to its value.”

CPL Designation recipients included Jackie Bourret, Kyle Hyla, Scott Thatcher, Brett Dailey, Ben Goldberg, Carole Gravenese and Brian Sunderman.

“My involvement with the University and the CPL Designation continues to be a great honor,” indicated Greg Thompson, TMPAA Past President and University Dean. “All of our CPL recipients demonstrate their mastery with the crucial aspects of successful program administration covered in the required coursework and have a solid resume of work in programs. I am proud to be associated with them all.”

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Pictured from left to right: Tony Campisi, TMPAA President; Kyle Hyla, Jackie Bourret and Scott Thatcher.

More than 600 program business professionals converged on Baltimore for the 2018 TMPAA Mid-Year Meeting. Best-selling author, Michael Lewis engaged the audience with personal stories and insights from some of his 16 books, a Town Hall presentation discussed the importance of claims management, Vince Tizzio and Dr. Robert Hartwig relayed their unique industry knowledge, and several workshops addressed current and emerging trends in program business.

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