WIT Interim Executive Director
Meet WIT Interim Executive Director Mary Lynn Miller
Mary Lynn Miller, CAE, serves as interim executive director for Women in Technology. Miller, an accomplished association management professional for over 30 years, brings a prestigious history of collaboration with volunteer boards and leadership to achieve significant innovation and results for three major professional associations.
During Miller’s seven years helming the Society of Human Resource Management’s Atlanta Chapter (SHRM-Atlanta) as its chief operating officer, the association grew 40%, increased member retention by 15% and achieved 22% improvement in member satisfaction. During her tenure, SHRM-Atlanta launched a monthly electronic magazine, webinar offerings and a revamped sponsorship program, among other new member benefits and events.
Prior to SHRM-Atlanta, Miller held leadership positions with the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper (TAPPI) for 25 years, as chief financial officer and as executive director of the TAPPI Foundation. While at TAPPI, Miller participated with the board in strategic and operational planning, reorganizations, financial analysis, new business ventures and partnerships. During her long tenure at TAPPI, Miller managed a variety of business operations including publishing, educational programs, new product development, marketing and sales. Miller has also previously served as director of finance for the Association of Information Systems (AIS), an organization serving faculty who teach information systems worldwide.
Miller has an MBA from Mercer University and a Bachelor of Science from Brenau University. She is a member of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) and has previously served in various volunteer roles with GSAE, GSAE Foundation, the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). She was named one of GSAE’s 90 Movers & Shakers in 2007.