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Jen McCadden

Jen McCadden

Senior Associate jMcCadden@amsamc.com 202.495.3122

Life at AMS

  • Serves as the Director of Operations for the Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU)
  • Provides association management support for the Corporate Environmental Enforcement Council (CEEC)

Life before AMS

  • Worked for three other associations focusing on operations, board and committee management, marketing, meeting planning, and accreditation
  • Received a B.A. in Sociology from Northeastern University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Villanova University

Life Outside AMS

  • Enjoys hiking, cooking, and the beach
  • Originally from Chester County, PA and an avid Eagles fan

Jen joined Association Management Strategies Inc (AMS) in 2018 as a Senior Associate. She brings with her over seven years of experience in the association field, focused on operations, board and committee management, marketing, meeting planning, and accreditation.

Prior to joining AMS, Jen worked at the American Psychological Association (APA) as the Senior Governance Advisor and then as the Assistant Director of Policy and Communications for the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation.  During her time at APA, she developed an online learning platform, worked with the Committee on Accreditation to develop new standards for doctoral-level psychology education, and maintained APA’s status as a recognized accreditation body.

After her time at APA, Jen joined the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as the Accreditation and Programs Manager.  While there, she collaborated with the CBS Community Partnership Division to develop a series of public service announcements focused on epilepsy care options. Jen also developed organizational and accreditation policies and procedures and oversaw the annual accreditation review.  In addition to her work with NAEC, Jen served as a program manager for the Epilepsy Learning Health System, a collaborative effort to develop a learning health system led by the Epilepsy Foundation.

Currently, Jen serves as the Director of Operations for the Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU).  AHOU is a group of insurance professionals associated with risk selection in the life, health, and living benefits insurance industries.  She plays a key role in the organization’s day-to-day activities.  Jen also also serves as the Deputy Executive Director of the Corporate Environmental Enforcement Council (CEEC), a cross-industry coalition comprised of company legal, environmental, and governmental affairs professionals focused on identifying benchmarks and addressing key environmental compliance and enforcement issues, providing strategic and operational support.

Jen is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). She currently serves on the ASAE Young Professionals Committee (2018-2020) and is a member of ASAE’s 2018 NextGen Cohort. Jen received a B.A. in Sociology from Northeastern University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Villanova University. Originally from Chester County, PA, she now resides in Alexandria, VA with her husband Brandon.