Q: What has membership in FICP meant to you and to your career?
A: I became aware of FICP (then ICPA) in the early 1990s. I was working for an insurance company, Western National Life Insurance, which spun off from Conseco. At the time, I was focused on building a business case for internal meeting planning versus outsourcing, and I was also managing regulatory and tax requirements for meetings; I was interested in sharing best practices. I became a member in 1994 and at