Natalie Nardone, CAE, CMP

NatalieNardoneCMPSmall10-2012Certified Association Executive
Certified Meeting Professional


Natalie Nardone, CAE, CMP is the President of Nardone Consulting Group and brings over 17 years experience in association and event management. Prior to starting NCG, she was the Director of Education and Conventions for Georgia Automobile Dealers Association and a sales manager for two hotels and a conference center in Augusta, GA.  Her experience is invaluable in project deployment involving multiple decision makers.  She specializes in strategic planning and governance of trade and professional associations poised for membership and bottom-line growth.

Natalie proudly served as President-Elect of Meeting Professionals Georgia Chapter (GaMPI) in 2009 until she stepped off to take on GaMPI’s management and serve as the Executive Director through 2015. In addition, Natalie is the 2006 recipient of MPI’s International Tomorrow’s Leader Award and GaMPI’s Meeting Planner of Year Award.  Recently, she was honored for her contributions to the Georgia Society of Association Executives(GSAE) by being awarded the Skelton-Massey Award. This award recognizes the member who sponsors the most new members, strengthening GSAE in size and effectiveness. Natalie has also served as a member of GSAE’s Board of Directors. She is a member of Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE), Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

In 2006, Natalie earned her Master of Science degree in Information Design and Communications. She has published several articles in the area of association and event management for trade publications.  She holds both the Certified Association Executives (CAE)  and Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP) designations.

She is focused and always giving 110% to family, friends, clients. She is a proud mom of two (one boy, one girl) and six furry felines. Natalie is also a passionate health and motivational Beachbody coach. Bicycling on the back of her tandem bicycle with her husband and kids is where you can find her on a sunny day.

Every Day…Every Time…Without Fail…No Exceptions
—Paul D. Cummings

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