Maureen Goodson, CMP (Certified Meeting Professional), is the executive director of the NPF. She has been employed by the NPF for over 20 years. During this time she has had the oversight, management and financial responsibility of 25 citywide conventions with an average attendance of over 5,000 attendees.
Prior to the meetings industry, Ms. Goodson was a financial consultant and a branch manager for a major banking institution for 14 years. Ms. Goodson earned her undergraduate degree at James Madison University and her MBA from George Mason University.