PHILADELPHIA, PA – The National Alliance of Market Developers, Inc. (NAMD) today announced that Norm Bond has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the organization. Bond, an entrepreneur and twenty year marketing veteran is president of NORMBOND & Associates, a strategic marketing and consulting company. He is also the immediate past national president. Bond defeated Deborah Crable of Chicago for the position.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Bond is widely recognized as an international authority on marketing, corporate diversity, sales and multicultural issues. His specific marketing experience includes broadcast media, print, radio, electronic communications and live events. During his career in NAMD Bond served for eight years as president of the Philadelphia Chapter and two years as the national president.
The election results were announced at the NAMD Board of Directors meeting following the NAMD 59th Annual National Conference which was held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York. " There is an urgent need in society for the continued success and vitality of NAMD. I am ready to embrace the challenge of directing the long range planning of this legacy organization,” said Bond.
A total of 10 board members were chosen by the membership to lead the organization for the next two years. Board members elected include National President Louis Hicks, Jr., National President-Elect Lamonia Brown, Secretary/Assistant Treasurer Vera Primus, Vice President of Communications, Christopher Mack, Vice President of Marketing, Ny Whitaker, Directors Donna Smith-Bellinger, Tiffany Ellzy and Errol Muhammad