Association TRENDS announces the 2017 Association Partner of the Year: Loretta DeLuca, Founder and CEO of DelCor Technology Solutions

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BETHESDA, MD (September 22, 2016) - Association TRENDS has named Loretta M. DeLuca, Founder and CEO of DelCor Technology Solutions the TRENDS 2017 Partner of the Year. She will be honored at the TRENDS 2017 Salute to Association Excellence, February 23rd at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

“It will be hard to find anyone in the association community who would disagree on Loretta receiving this honor,” TRENDS president Joel Poznansky said. “She and the company she founded have made a name in the association space that everyone knows, respects and appreciates, and with whom many, many associations partner.”

DeLuca will be honored at the annual TRENDS Salute to Association Excellence early next year in Washington. Also to be honored at the Salute will be the Association Executive of the Year, the Leading Association Lobbyists, the Young & Aspiring Association Professionals, and the winners of the All Media Contest – programs of Association TRENDS and the highest honors of their kind in the association community.

In 1984, Loretta Monterastelli DeLuca, FASAE, founded the company that would become known as DelCor. Since then, she has worked with associations and nonprofit organizations to help them effectively select, use and support the business systems that advance their unique missions.

A long-time member of ASAE, DeLuca serves on and previously chaired ASAE’s Key Consultants Committee. She has served on the ASAE board, Technology Council (charter member and past chair), Industry Partner Alliance, Professional Development Council, and Executive Council, and the Association Forum of Chicagoland’s Association Technology Advisory Task Force.

DeLuca is a frequent speaker in the association space, including for the Forum and ASAE, such as leading AMS Demo Days. She has written for several magazines and co-authored a chapter on “Records Management and Database Issues” in ASAE’s Membership Operations book. She founded the Association Data Standards Consortium.

In 2003, she established DelCor’s famous .org Community Food Drive for the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, her hometown. To date, the annual drive has provided more than 388,000 meals to people in need. She serves on the Board of Visitors of Children’s National Medical Center and previously served on the board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic.

She was named an ASAE Fellow in 2007 and received the ASAE 2015 Academy of Leaders Award, granted to industry partners who have demonstrated exemplary contributions to the association community.

DeLuca will be feted at the TRENDS 2017 Salute to Association Excellence, February 23rd at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Also to be honored at the Salute: the Leading Association Lobbyists, the TRENDS Young & Aspiring Association Professionals, winners of the All Media Contest, and the TRENDS Association Executive of the Year, who will be announced in the November.

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