The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), the premiere
advocacy voice for rare coin and bullion dealers, announced
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, that Kathy J. McFadden will become its
new Executive Director. McFadden started on October 1 and will
become Executive Director on November 1, replacing ICTA's
long-time leader, Eloise Ullman, who is retiring.
"ICTA is delighted that Kathy has accepted the position of executive director and we look forward to working with her to expand the scope and improve the effectiveness of the Industry Council," said Robert J. Greenstein, ICTA Chair and Manager, U.S. Coins at Harlan J. Berk, LTD in Chicago. "We received more than 70 applications for the executive director position and a number of them were quite impressive. In the end, Kathy stood out above all the other candidates."
Kathy J. McFadden is a seasoned association executive manager, having spent 18 years leading two different regional associations of mechanical contractors. For the last decade, she has been President of Pivotal Edge, Inc., a business she founded and grew internationally through both the Internet and traditional marketing approaches. She has also been a business development consultant focused on the branding, marketing and outreach for innovative products and services.
"I look forward to the challenge of growing the size and importance of ICTA as the leading voice for the rare coin and bullion industry," said McFadden. "I welcome the opportunity to combine my previous experiences as a business owner and an association executive into making ICTA even more successful in the years ahead."