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Karl L. Ely, CAE
Sr. Vice President and Publisher
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

As Sr. Vice President and Publisher, Ely is a member of the Executive Staff of ASAE, oversees the business development activities of the flagship magazine Associations Now, its subsidiary publications, the Alliance Partnership program activities and the Industry Partner Alliance Committee.

With more than 20 years experience in association management, Karl has led key initiatives in the growth of the organization; most recently worked on the redevelopment of the print and digital publishing platform and staffs the New Product Development program.

Ely is active in several trade groups.  He regularly consults with other associations on publishing and strategic partnership projects and is an occasional panelist and contributor at publishing seminars such as Folio, AMP, DMAW and  ICCA.