Part strategist, part story-collector, part dot-connector, KiKi L’Italien helps organizations develop stronger ties between their mission and their members. KiKi honed her approach in and for organizations like the Optical Society, American Red Cross National Headquarters, National Press Club, and QVC, as well as with hundreds of individual founders, academics, and thought leaders.
She's a senior consultant with Tecker International, CEO of Amplified Growth, and speaks about cultivating communities of trust. KiKi is the creator and host of Association Chat, an online community, blog, and podcast reaching 72k individuals every month. She was also featured in 2021 by Cvent as one of the ‘20 Event Professionals You Should be Following’, which can be found here:
KiKi has served on the membership and component relations section councils for ASAE, was recognized in 2019 at IMEX as a Hall of Fame recipient for Organizational Leadership by the Association for Women in Events. Other awards include: BizBash Top 1000 People in the U.S. Event Industry (2019) and SURGE Innovation Pioneer (2018).
She enjoys gardening, philosophy, and is an active volunteer with the Woman’s Club of Wenonah.