Linda King, President

Linda is the president of CAMI and has seen the company grow and thrive since it began in 1995. While she may not work on every account every day, she’s very much a hands-on leader and is always available to both her clients and her employees to answer questions, give advice, or offer an empathetic ear.

Linda served as account manager at Association Resources in Newton, Mass., for nearly five years, and there she saw firsthand the importance of communicating effectively with the association membership and working closely with board and committee members. At Association Resources, she handled financial, management and administrative matters for groups including SPRI and Planned Giving Group of New England, who are still loyal clients of hers today. It is building long lasting relationships with clients that is one of CAMI’s best qualities. As CAMI expands, Linda has been able to pass along her knowledge and expertise to her employees, who take notice of her firm commitment to the client-focused, effective work style, and careful planning in order to keep CAMI’s service at the highest grade.

Linda is a graduate of Framingham State College and has a degree in Psychology.


Amy Poole, Senior Association Manager

Amy’s experience in doing anything and everything for her clients shows in all she does. Amy's clients include the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Massachusetts-Rhode Island Chapter and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), Boston Area Chapter.

Previous to joining CAMI in 2001, Amy managed a large staff. At CAMI, she relies on her experience and her superb management and organizational skills to oversee and keep track of details, large and small, for all her clients. Amy’s memory, judgment, and experience also make her a crucial resource around the office.

At any given moment Amy may be designing publicity materials, keeping track of members and volunteers, attending board meetings, balancing the books or just handling inquiries over the phone. Throughout her tenure at CAMI, Amy has proven to be adept at organizing events of all sizes--whether a small, monthly educational meeting or a large, annual trade show. Amy runs her events seamlessly, with each aspect and detail, down to the last handout, accounted for and perfected.


Beth Battson, Association Manager

Beth joined the CAMI team in 2006 and has been an integral part of the office ever since. She takes pride in her work and strives to develop strong mutual relationships with her clients. From board meetings to finances to program preparation to website maintenance and beyond, her hands-on management and oversight puts her organizational skills and keen eye for design and detail to superb use.

Beth currently manages: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Region 1, New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (NEAHP), Planned Giving Group of New England (PGGNE), and Project Management Institute (PMI), Mass Bay Chapter. Beth is always ready to jump in and lend a helping hand with CAMI’s other clients. “Having a good knowledge of all of our clients is really important to me. I like to be able to get involved wherever and whenever I’m needed.”

A graduate of Framingham State College, Beth has a background in business administration and marketing. Prior to coming to CAMI, Beth worked at Mentor Graphics, where she was a facilities and training administrator. When she is not at work, Beth enjoys traveling, playing and watching soccer, and fulfilling a passion for helping people and animals.


Carrie Winchman, Association Manager

Carrie joined CAMI in June of 2011 to serve as primary contact for Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Massachusetts Chapter and Rhode Island Chapter, New England Development Research Association (NEDRA), and Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Rhode Island (PPPRI). She brings her experience in finance, event planning, fundraising and marketing and is ready to learn the specific needs of her clients in order to ensure smooth operations and good communications from the start. “CAMI is an organization that genuinely values its internal and external relationships and I’m proud to be a member of the CAMI team.”

Carrie earned a B.S. in Business Administration from University of New Hampshire and a M.B.A. from Suffolk University. With a background in business administration and marketing, Carrie will be able to assist in all areas of operations for the clients she serves. Before coming to CAMI, she served in a similar role for a charitable foundation, a nonprofit association, and also as Director of Communications for a private school. Prior to that, she worked as a marketer and public relations manager in asset management for 10 years.

When she’s not working at CAMI, Carrie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, mostly traveling to visit family and friends.


Katherine Batten, Association Administrator

Katherine Batten joined CAMI in early 2015. She is working with the Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) and on a number of special projects and events for the Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY) and ISPE Boston Area Chapter.

Prior to joining CAMI Katherine worked for the Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston.She began her service there as an administrative assistant and advanced to the office manager position. In addition, she has her own business as a designer and brand consultant. She brings to CAMI the unusual combination of attention to detail and efficiency as well as an appreciation for the creative process.


Melanie McHugh, Association Administrator

Melanie joined CAMI in July 2015, and works with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Massachusetts Chapter and Rhode Island Chapter, New England Development Research Association (NEDRA) and Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Rhode Island (PPPRI).

A Salem State University Alum, Melanie graduated in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management, with a concentration in Hospitality. Interning at a hotel during her degree, she learned the finer points of event planning and the organizational skills she uses daily. Before starting at CAMI, she assisted the busy engineers at Keurig; planning their schedules and tracking their projects. When she is not working, she enjoys creative hobbies, hiking with her two basset hounds and spending time with friends and family.


Molly Owen, Association Administrator

Molly joined the CAMI team in September of 2017 and works with the Healthcare Financial Management Association Region 1 (HFMA Reg. 1), New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (NEAHP), Planned Giving Group of New England (PGGNE), and Project Management Institute, Mass Bay Chapter (PMI Mass Bay).

In 2016, Molly graduated with an English degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She then spent three months working with a non-profit charity for university of Birmingham students in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Her non-profit work continued with Urban Ministry in Boston. There, she volunteered at multiple non-profits, hosted youth groups, scheduled group trips and meals, coordinated with other non-profit sites in the Greater Boston area, and fell in love with Boston (and decided to make the permanent move from Bentonville, Arkansas to Boston, Massachusetts!)

Molly is a Starbucks Gold Card Member, so you can always find her writing and reading in a nearby Starbucks. She also enjoys running local races, serving the Charlestown and Boston communities with her church, discovering quaint New England towns, hiking/backpacking, and petting dogs.


Katharine Tomalonis, Association Administrator

Katharine joined the CAMI team in October of 2017. Katharine works with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Massachusetts-Rhode Island Chapter and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), Boston Area Chapter.

Prior to working at CAMI, Katharine taught seventh and eighth grade math at a charter school in Dorchester. She is an AmeriCorp alum and completed her two years of service working as a volunteer teacher at Nativity Prep of New Bedford. She hopes to bring her experience working in the education sector to CAMI. Katharine holds a BA in Neuroscience from Hamilton College.

While not working, Katharine volunteers with local middle school programming, runs along the Charles River, and reads books on the intersection of Neuroscience and Education. She is always looking for recommendations!

 

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