September 15, 2015
The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has announced the appointment of Stephanie Sears as its new executive director. In her new role, Sears will serve as the primary liaison to IAQA’s Board of Directors, allowing her to coordinate projects between the organization’s 2,000 volunteers and eight staff members.
Prior to her new position, Sears served for two years as the Director of Global Operations Business Planning and Analysis at Equifax. Before her employment at Equifax, she spent 10 years at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), where she held various responsibilities, including technical paper publication coordination, tradeshow and conference management, and international business development. Sears also worked closely with the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute’s Board of Directors to expand into new technical areas and international markets.
Sears holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Emory University, at which she also earned her Master of Business Administration. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).