AESC Staff

AESC Values

The following AESC values are the foundation of AESC culture, determining the vision and intent of how we operate globally. AESC and all AESC staff are devoted to:


Adhere to professionalism, ethics and personal responsibility at all times, honoring the trust of all AESC stakeholders.

Member Centricity

Serve as a dedicated steward, providing our members with the tools, resources and insights to help them operate successfully and with the highest standards.


Cultivate a culture of teamwork that respects and builds on the expertise of our staff and members within an environment of innovation.

Operational Excellence

Deliver the best outcomes and service. We believe that the way we do things matters.


Global Leadership Team

  • Karen Greenbaum


  • Martha Clement Rochford

    Martha Clement Rochford

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • Kulsoom Gul

    Managing Director, BlueSteps & Executive Career Services

  • Clare Mahon

    Managing Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • Sarah Mortimer

    Managing Director, APAC

  • Lynne Murphy-Rivera

    Managing Director, Americas

  • Frank Petruzzo

    Chief Financial Officer

The Team

  • Sharon Alexander

    Partnerships & Marketing Assistant, Bluesteps

  • Linda Backlund

    Executive Assistant Membership & Events, Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • Sarah Boyle

    Director, BlueSteps Global Marketing

  • Abraham Cachu

    Data Analyst, BlueSteps

  • Poojitha Chettupalli

    Executive Assistant, APAC

  • Christina Claus

    Manager, AESC Global Marketing & Communications

  • Rebecca Ditchey

    Program Manager, AESC Education

  • Karina Garcia

    Associate, BlueSteps Marketing

  • Don Hailer

    Senior Design Manager

  • David Hilty

    Senior Manager, CRM

  • elee Langham

    Executive Assistant and Office Manager

  • Charlene Manuel

    Director, Global Marketing & Communications

  • Vamsi Ponada

    Product Manager, BlueSteps

  • Jephenie Ramos

    Senior Manager, Membership & Events - Americas

  • Emma Smykowski

    Program Associate, Education & Americas

  • Kayla Terry

    Marketing & Communications Associate, AESC & BlueSteps

  • Lisa Wales

    Director, BlueSteps Partnerships

  • Simeon Wong

    Director, BlueSteps Executive Career Services