Charleston Metro Chamber’s Adrian Cain appointed to Board of Regents of Institute for Organization Management

March 1, 2022

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Adrian Cain, IOM, Senior Vice President of Leadership and Community Development of the Charleston Metro Chamber, to the Board of Regents. As a member of this Board, Cain will implement the policies created by Institute’s National Board of Trustees.

“A strong Board of Regents is essential to Institute’s success,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, Vice President of Institute for Organization Management at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. “These volunteers drive site attendance, provide recommendations for program improvement, and serve as an on-site resource for Institute participants.”

Since its commencement in 1921, the Institute program has been educating tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members and become strong business advocates.

Institute’s four Boards of Regents serve on behalf of the National Board of Trustees. Each Board of Regents is responsible for recruitment, retention, and marketing of the program nationwide. Each regent is an Institute graduate nominated by their peers.

“It is an honor to be selected as a Board of Regent and I am excited to give back to the Chamber and Association profession.” says Senior Vice President of Leadership and Community Development, Adrian Cain. “The IOM program through the US Chamber Foundation brings together top leaders throughout the country and represents as serious milestone in their professional development.”

Institute for Organization Management is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. It is the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.


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