CMHA names seasoned association administration executive as COO

Sources: Concrete Masonry & Hardscapes Association, Herndon, Va.; CP staff 

Wendel Stewart has joined the Concrete Masonry & Hardscapes Association as chief operating officer. He will work to ensure operational excellence for the group while overseeing day-to-day operations of membership, meetings and events, and education programs. 

Wendel Stewart

A veteran of the association community with more than three decades of experience, Stewart recently served as interim executive director and vice president of Finance and Administration for the National Society of Professional Engineers in Alexandria, Va. He has also held senior leadership positions with the National Court Reporters Association and American Heart Association (Heritage Affiliate), where he oversaw finance, administration and business operations. Stewart is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, holding Certified Association Executive credential; Council of Engineering and Scientific Society of Engineers; and, Finance and Administration Round Table. He holds an accounting degree from Bernard Baruch College, City University of New York.

“Wendel is the ideal choice to lead our operations at a time when the association is growing and pursuing critical goals for members,” says CMHA CEO Robert Thomas. “His breadth of talent, experience, and dedication will make a positive impact in our industry and we are thrilled to welcome him aboard.”