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Peggy Blankenship, CAE
President/Owner

Important things to know about Peggy…
Peggy began at Accent on Management as an Association Executive in 2001 and is currently the President and Co-Owner.  Throughout her career, Peggy has worked with a wide variety of associations and currently works with clients in the healthcare industry.  She offers full management to these associations, including board governance, financial management and event planning.  She particularly enjoys working with her clients to produce new resources and technologies to keep the associations innovative and moving forward.  Peggy is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and holds a Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University.

Interesting things to know about Peggy…
Peggy married her high school sweetheart and they live a happy life in Powell, OH with their two children, Madeline and Samuel.  In her free time, she enjoys the thrill (and heartache) of watching Cleveland Indians baseball.


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Kate Brunswick, CAE
President/Owner

Important things to know about Kate…
With over 20 years of experience in association management, Kate has worked for small, medium and large statewide, regional and national associations.  Her specialties lie in strategic planning, board governance and financial management.  She began at Accent on Management in 1999 as an association executive and is currently the President and Co-Owner.  Kate is also the Executive Director for AIA Ohio, a component of the American Institute of Architects, and the Executive Director for the Association of Life Insurance Counsel.  Prior to coming to AOM, Kate worked at an association management company in Durham, NC, for five years.  She earned her CAE designation in 2002.

Interesting things to know about Kate…
Kate is a Mom to two boys, a vegetarian, and yoga enthusiast.  She is unapologetically a life-long Buckeye fan.


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Emily Davis
Executive Assistant

Important things to know about Emily…
Emily joined the AOM team in March 2015 with an extensive background in customer service. She is currently the Member Services Coordinator for the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN) and the Ohio Section AWWA (OAWWA), a component of the American Water Works Association. Her talents include website development, event management, and member communications.

Interesting things to know about Emily…
Most weeknights you will find me at a kickboxing class. I’m also a craft beer enthusiast; I rescued a sassy boxer named Piper; and I dominate the local trivia scene with my boyfriend.


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Karla Dunbar
Executive Assistant

Important things to know about Karla…
Karla joined the Accent on Management team as an Executive Assistant in September, 2010.  She is currently the Executive Assistant to the Ohio Economic Development Association, the Mid-America Economic Development Council and the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists.  Karla also serves as the Managing Director of the Capitol Square Foundation.

Interesting things to know about Karla…
Karla was born and raised in Illinois.  She and her husband have two children and two dogs who keep them very busy and entertained.  When she’s not at a soccer field cheering on her kids, she enjoys golfing and playing softball.


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Zoe Ellis
Executive Assistant

Important things to know about Zoe…
Zoe Ellis grew up in the Ohio Valley and moved to Columbus towards the end of 2017.  She joined the AOM team in June 2018, and is the Executive Assistant to the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Interesting things to know about Zoe…
Zoe has an adorable and active border collie, Bentley, to whom she willingly gives all of her time and attention.  But when not busy with him, she enjoys traveling, going home to visit family, and exploring Columbus with friends.


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Judy Fitz
Bookkeeper

Important things to know about Judy…
Judy has over 30 years of experience in business-related positions, including Business Analyst, Auditor, Billing Specialist, Accounts Payable Specialist, Accountant, and Bookkeeper. Her varied experience and knack for organization comes in handy when managing the bookkeeping for Accent on Management and all of AOM’s clients. She joined Accent on Management in 2013.

Interesting things to know about Judy…
Judy and her husband, Ken, are empty-nesters, having raised a daughter and son to adulthood. She enjoys quilting and crocheting in her spare time, and playing with Cinder, their black Labrador.


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Angela Flynn
Account Executive

Important things to know about Angela…
Angela joined Accent on Management in 2019 as Executive Director of the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Ohio University and has worked with both local and state associations. Her areas of expertise include event planning and project management.

Interesting things to know about Angela…
Angela enjoys spending free time with her husband, Bill, their two kids, Valerie and Ryan, and their sweet Australian Shepherd mix, Harley. She is the quintessential soccer mom and most weekends you will find her on a soccer sideline cheering on her kids.


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Tracey Hogan
Account Executive

Important things to know about Tracey…
Tracey joined Accent on Management in 2005 and has been involved in project/event/association management for over 20 years. She has worked with state, regional, and national associations during her career. Her specialties are in organizational planning and management, as well as in event planning and finance management.

Interesting things to know about Tracey…
Tracey enjoys being a wife, mom, amateur home cook, and Cleveland sports fan (yes, even the Browns)!


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Lisa Kirr
Account Executive

Important things to know about Lisa…
Lisa joined AOM in 2016 as the Executive Director for The Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (OAHPERD), The South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists (SCANA), and the West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists (WVANA). With 16 years of hospitality management and sales experience Lisa excels in event planning and administration. Lisa earned her Master of Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University in 2010 and is currently working towards earning her CAE designation.

Interesting things to know about Lisa…
Spending time with her husband, son, and daughter is Lisa’s favorite activity in addition to enjoying the outdoors, sipping good wine, and attempting to be a home cook!


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Laney Mollenkopf
Executive Assistant

Important things to know about Laney…
Laney began her career with Accent on Management in June of 2015 as an intern for various associations. Laney was hired as a full time Executive Assistant at Accent on Management in July of 2016. Laney is a graduate of Columbus State Community College with an Associate’s degree in Hospitality and Event Management. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Management at Franklin University. Laney currently works with the Ohio Government Finance Officers Association, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Ohio, the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, and the West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Interesting things to know about Laney…
Laney enjoys decorating her apartment and the company of her black lab puppy, Margo. Laney loves spending time with family and friends. She is also an avid Cleveland sports fan!


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Debbie Nunner, CAE
Account Executive

Important things to know about Debbie…
A Certified Association Executive (CAE), Debbie has more than 20 years of experience working with volunteer-driven Boards of Directors in not-for-profit organizations and professional associations.  She enjoys working with volunteer leaders to achieve optimal organizational governance, leadership succession, strategic planning, effective budgeting and financial management.  She is an experienced event-planner who has planned and implemented successful meetings, annual conferences, educational programs, special events and trade shows at local, state, regional and international venues.  Debbie is a Senior Account Executive with Accent on Management, where she has worked for over 10 years.  She earned her CAE designation in 2008 and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University.  Debbie is currently the Executive Director for the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists (GLAO), the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) and the OACTA Foundation.

Interesting things to know about Debbie…
Debbie, a native of central Ohio, is a mother of two and likes to spend her free time with her husband and family.  She enjoys traveling, yoga and walking her Miniature Schnauzer, Gracie.


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Shallie Pittman Granger
Executive Assistant

Important things to know about Shallie…
Shallie is a transplant from Chicago who joined AOM in January 2020. She currently serves as the Executive Assistant to the American Institute of Architects Ohio, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel, and the South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Shallie has a background in advocacy/policy, community development, and a wealth of experience with nonprofits. She is passionate about organization, building capacity, and stream lining processes/systems. Shallie has a Bachelor of Science with a major in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary, and a Master of Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Interesting things to know about Shallie…
Shallie is a licensed minister, avid gym goer, and creative thinker. Her favorite season is spring, she loves suspense films, and her favorite “holiday” is her birthday. A few things she has checked off her bucket list are indoor skydiving, zip lining, stand-up comedy, and wading in the Caribbean Sea.


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Anum Riaz
Executive Assistant

Important things to know about Anum…
Anum joined the Accent on Management team in July 2019 with previous non-profit sector experience. She attended Ryerson University in Toronto where she majored in Political Science and minored in Law. Anum is currently the Account Coordinator for the Ohio Section of the American Water Works Association (OAWWA) and the Association of Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists (AVANA).

Interesting things to know about Anum…
Anum is originally from the Greater Toronto Area and recently moved to Columbus. She is an avid “foodie” and is having fun exploring the local food scene. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family when she visits as well as hiking, cooking, and painting with her fiancé.


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Isabel Summers
Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Important things to know about Isabel…
Isabel Summers is a recent transplant to the Columbus Ohio area having moved from the South less than a year ago.  She joined the AOM team in January 2020, and is the Executive Assistant to the American Institute of Architects Dayton and the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists.

Interesting things to know about Isabel…
Isabel has a cute but silly pug, Molly, whom she rescued over eight years ago as a puppy.  When she’s not playing with Molly, you will find her in the kitchen baking French macarons or trying new, local food spots with her husband.


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Jane Treiber
Account Executive

Important things to know about Jane…
Jane graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.  She worked for nonprofit organizations before joining an association management firm as publications editor.  When the opportunity presented itself she became a client manager and has worked with a diverse range of local, state and national trade associations and professional societies for more than 28 years.  She was also director of communications and alumni affairs at Wright State University School of Medicine, organizing the first key-year reunions for graduates.  Her skills include volunteer management and board governance, membership recruitment and retention, member communications, and event management.

Jane joined Accent on Management in July 2018.    She is currently Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects, Dayton Chapter, and the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists.

Interesting things to know about Jane…
She has two grown children and enjoys vacationing with them every year in Nags Head, NC.  When she can’t spend time with them, she babysits their 5 dogs, four of which are Australian Shepherds.  She is an avid OSU Buckeye fan and enjoys traveling.


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Nancy Waterhouse
Account Executive

Important things to know about Nancy…
Nancy has been with Accent on Management (AOM) for over 24 years and proudly serves as the Executive Director for the Association of Corporate Counsel, Central Ohio Chapter; the Ohio Government Finance Officers Association; and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Ohio.  Consistently producing results that exceed client expectations, Nancy is a skilled and dedicated professional offering background in meeting planning, project management and association management.

Interesting things to know about Nancy…
Nancy enjoys spending time with friends and family and is a big Buckeye fan.   Her proudest moment was her son making his debut into the world.


 

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