• Rick Church

    Head Coach

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    The people - every day I get to work with colleagues and client partners who are passionate about their industries and focused on accomplishing great things. It's what gets me out of bed every day.

    Interesting Fact

    When CM had a fully functioning mailroom, I ran it one summer when I was 17 years old.

  • Jeff Church

    Executive Vice President

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    The people! Both CM Employee partners and our volunteer leader partners. Every day is different, which keeps you on your toes. I've made many life-long friendships through this career.

    Interesting Fact

    I played for the USA U-18 and U-20 National soccer teams growing up.

  • Catherine Church

    Vice President

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I find a lot of satisfaction in the type of work we get to do for our association partners every day. We are able to provide great value to our member companies through the work of our associations and by advancing their missions.

    Interesting Fact

    I was the President of my college marching band.

  • Jerilyn Church

    Vice President

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    The people I work with everyday, CMers and association members and business service providers. They are all passionate about what they do and enjoy setting goals and achieving results. I especially enjoy the variety each day provides.

    Interesting Fact

    My first job out of college, I was a Systems Engineer for IBM.

  • Dick Church

    Chairman

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I have always felt our work makes a difference, and I’ve never had a dull day.

    Interesting Fact

    In 1st through 6th grade I attended a one-room country school with 22 students and 8 grades.

  • Loretta Tomfohrde

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Megan Galeher

    Executive Director

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    Everyone is always willing to lend a helping hand. I am lucky to be surrounded by people who have been in the Association Management business for many years and have a lot of knowledge to share.

    Interesting Fact

    As a child I went to circus camp every summer. Lucky for me, many of the skills I learned (such as juggling and riding a unicycle) have stuck with me as an adult.

  • Diane Lantz

    Executive Director

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    Because there is always something new to learn from colleagues and partner associations, we continually grow as professionals.

  • Stacey Woldt

    Executive Director

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    That's easy: People and Variety. The internal collaboration with colleagues and the external connection to members in several locations and industries keeps me on board at CM Services, Inc. We serve multiple association partners on a daily basis and even around the globe.

    Interesting Fact

    I survived "Jane Wayne Day" in the Unites States Marine Corps which is currently known as "A Day in the Life of a Marine."

  • Ali Mostardo

    Executive Director

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I enjoy that each day is a little different. There's never a dull moment which is exciting and challenging at the same time!

    Interesting Fact

    I can say 'hello' in ten different languages.

  • Beth Beaty

    Senior Association Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    CM is very supportive of its employees and the association(s) its employees manage. CM also does a great job at keeping employees connected and informed through technology, trainings, and social gatherings.

    Interesting Fact

    I love to decorate and I enjoy finding new ways to repurpose old items.

  • Megan Ackley

    Association Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I enjoy working at CM because I am exposed to association clients from all over the country, and learning about them is very interesting! Also the CM Family environment is welcoming and fun!

    Interesting Fact

    I was in competitive soccer for 13 years and played on a Division I college team!

  • Gina Fisher

    Association Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    My fellow CMers! They are a smart, knowledge and hardworking team that is always available to jump in and assist whenever and with whatever is needed.

    Interesting Fact

    I travel the country with my husband in our RV.

  • Kaitlin O’Brien

    Association Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    Every day is different and keeps you engaged! The Association Management industry is fast-paced and requires you to be a "jack of all trades" with an adaptable mindset. Working at CM gives you so many opportunities to try new things and work with incredible people on a daily basis!

    Interesting Fact

    I love to travel and add unique experiences to my bucket list! Some of my favorite travel experiences so far are: playing with elephants in Bali, Indonesia; holding a koala in Sydney, Australia; riding a camel in Dubai, U.A.E.

  • Christine Schwartzkopff

    Association Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    As the FCICA Association Manager, I manage the AMS and LMS database systems, website, events and marketing - addressing all membership needs to ensure the success of the Flooring Contractors Association and its members.

    Interesting Fact

    I was born in Canada.

  • Amanda Newberry

    Project Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I love being able to connect with so many different people across the nation. I really love helping each member and committee reach goals within their associations.

    Interesting Fact

    I am terrified of the ocean and prefer to be on land at all times.

  • Kelsey Loveless

    Meetings Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I enjoy working with our Association Partners, which allows me to connect with people all over the country!

    Interesting Fact

    In college, I studied abroad for a year in Newcastle, Australia and frequently traveled to Bali, Indonesia.

  • Jo Snyder

    Online Marketing Manager

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    Collaboration, especially the opportunity to experience directly how different types of associations handle similar needs/problems/plans and learn from all of their work.

    Interesting Fact

    I have lived on all four sides of Chicago, if I count growing up very close to the east side.

  • Joe Sullivan

    Association Coordinator

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I like working at CM because I get to work with wonderful people every day. I enjoy learning about the interesting industries our partners are in and working with them to achieve their goals.

    Interesting Fact

    I am a dual citizen of both the United States and Luxembourg.

  • Tessa Poffenberger

    Association Coordinator

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I enjoy working with all the wonderful staff at CM Services! All of my team members are so kind!

    Interesting Fact

    An interesting fact about me is that I got a degree in theater, and in my free time I enjoy reading and attending plays!

  • Mary Hawkinson

    Office Manager & Certifications

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    The feeling of family; banding together during the good and bad times. Receiving the support when needed.

    Interesting Fact

    I live in the house my grandparents built almost 100 years ago.

  • Michael Cudahy

    Regulations & Sustainability

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    CM Services is a well run organization that knows how to manage multiple trade associations and produce outcomes that benefit those groups with decades of experience.

    Interesting Fact

    My background is in polymer chemistry and forensics.

  • Anne DiPaola

    Publications Editor

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    I enjoy the challenge of learning about new industries and working with a wide range of experts, from scientists and engineers to tile contractors and decorators.

    Interesting Fact

    I live in New Orleans and am part of a carnival krewe called The Merry Antoinettes. We costume like a member of the ill-fated queen’s court and parade the streets of the French Quarter.

  • Israel Reza

    Graphic Designer

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    The people, culture and helping association partners with their design needs.

    Interesting Fact

    I enjoy taking photographs with analog cameras.

  • Nydia Rivera

    Financial Assistant

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    Enjoy working with everyone here.

    Interesting Fact

    My favorite color is yellow but I usually wear black

  • Karen Rothenberger

    Financial Assistant

    Why I Enjoy Working at CM

    CM is family owned; as an employee, you become part of the extended family. I enjoy taking ownership of my role and supporting all of the associations and their wonderful staff. I also appreciate being an integral part of the transition to incorporate new technology to best serve our internal staff and associations.

    Interesting Fact

    Back in the day, I tried out for the Chicago Bulls dance team, The Luvabulls.