The Real McCoy

I'm going to tell you the story behind our cover this month, because it demonstrates so well the tough balancing act that busy association meeting professionals face every day.

Mary Pat Cornett, CMP, managing director of meetings, conventions, and travel for the American Diabetes Association, Alexandria, Va., who is featured in the lead of the article on work-life balance (page 12), was incredibly enthusiastic when we approached her about being on the cover.

“Thanks for the op

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