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ABC Names New Director of Recertification

3/29/2019
Debbie Ayres

​ALEXANDRIA, VA—The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) Board of Directors and Catherine A. Carter, Executive Director, are please​d to announce the appointment of Michelle Gleeson as the Director of Recertification (formerly Continuing Education) effective March 11, 2019.

“Michelle promises to be a tremendous asset to ABC as we redefine our continuing education program. Her experience provides us with a firm base on which to build our focus on the importance of recertification and appropriate continuing education,” says Carter.

Gleeson’s immediate efforts will center on redefining ABC’s Recertification program as the organization looks to execute its vision for a modern and customer-centered recertification process and platform. Gleeson’s long-term goals for the department include strengthening her team, improving the recertification process and continuing to provide the best customer service possible to ABC’s credentialed individuals.

Gleeson brings a unique perspective to the ABC Recertification program and possesses a strong background in relationship management, curriculum design, research and project management. Her experience also includes the design, development and execution of adult and corporate leadership programs in 20 countries on 5 continents. Gleeson has extensive experience in policy research and trend analysis related to education and project management. She holds a PhD in Organizational Psychology from the University of London and has over 20 years of experience in management and executive leadership.

“I am very excited to join an organization with such a long and distinguished history,” says Gleeson. “I look forward to working with and providing the best possible service to our certificants and continuing education sponsors.”​