Emilie Perkins, CAE, CMP Fellow, CMM, PMP, CED

Vice President of Client & Conference Services

Emilie Perkins joined RGI in 2019 as Director of Client and Conference Services. With over 21 years of experience with strategic meeting management, marketing and design, she has extensive strength in collaboration, fiscal accountability, strategic planning and communication. Emilie has designed, executed and evaluated over 1000 meetings of all sizes and types. She is also an Adjunct Faculty at Indiana University where she has co-facilitated the Nonprofit Meeting Management Course since 2017.

Emilie is a graduate of Marquette University where she specialized in Advertising and Marketing. She passionately believes in continual professional development and received a Certified Meeting Professional Designation (CMP) in 2009, a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 2014, a Certificate in Meetings Management (CMM) in 2016, her Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2020 and anticipates her Certified Event Designer (CED) designation in February 2021. Emilie is involved at the committee level and is a member of the Meeting Professionals International, the Indiana Society of Association Executives, the Project Management Institute, and the American Society of Association Executives. In 2018 Emilie was named the ISAE Volunteer of the year, in 2017 she was awarded the MPI Indiana Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2016 she was named the Planner of the Year and in 2008 the ISAE Association Professional of the Year.

When she is not at work, Emilie does her best to be the World’s Okayest Mom and Wife; she is a serial volunteer; sporadic blogger; chronic over dresser; sharpie hoarder; and audiobook aficionado. Reach out if you want to talk about Meetings, Events and Nonprofit Management!