AMBA hires new executive director


The Board of Directors of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA; Rolling Meadows, IL) announced that it has chosen to utilize the services of association management firm First Resource Inc., headed by President Troy Nix, founder and executive director of the trade group Mid-America Plastics Partners (MAPP) in Indianapolis, IN. First Resource has assigned Managing Director Kym Conis to provide the AMBA leadership to drive an organizational plan identified during a five-month long strategic planning process.

Conis brings nearly 18 years of association management experience to the AMBA, as well as a significant event management background and expertise in marketing.

“This is a very exciting time for our association,” states Mike Armbrust, president of AMBA and VP of Mako Mold Corp., a moldmaking company specializing in close tolerance, insert and hot runner molds. “Our leadership team has spent countless hours over the last five months seeking to better understand areas for improvement and working to create a systematic work plan to accomplish immediate objectives for the association.”...
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