Atlanta, GA (October 13, 2014) – Georgia Bio is excited to announce the hiring of Angela Melissa King as Member Services Manager. Angela’s primary focus on member retention will help current members make the most of their membership investment as well as help new members understand the programs and services that will provide both immediate and long-term value. Angela will play a key role in managing our new member resource database and provide ongoing support for marketing and communications, including the Georgia Bio website and social media pages.
Angela started her efforts with Georgia Bio this past summer as an intern. She came to Georgia Bio after recently receiving a Master of Public Administration in healthcare administration and policy and Nonprofit Management from Auburn University Montgomery. Prior to, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
In 2013, she successfully completed her certification in nonprofit management, through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, and is nationally recognized as a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP). She is also the recipient of the 2013 River Region Ethics in Business and Public Service- MPA Scholarship Award, which promotes ethical professional behavior within the workplace. Angela volunteers extensively through Gamma Sigma Sigma, a national service sorority and although she is not a big football fan, she enjoys cheering "Roll Tide" when Alabama plays.
According to Maria Thacker, GaBio VP of Operations, “Angela’s prior experience will be a great complement to the current Georgia Bio staff. She brings to the association a strong customer service background, a high level of energy and most importantly, the skills and willingness to engage our current and prospective member base. We look forward to introducing Angela to the industry and our membership.
Georgia Bio (www.gabio.org) is the private, non-profit association whose members include pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, medical centers, universities and research institutes, government groups and other business organizations involved in the development of life sciences related products and services.