Manolita Moore, MBA, CAE (Candidate)
Manolita is an award-winning Association and Trade Show Executive. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). She served in senior and executive level positions at the University of California-Davis, Western Veterinary Conference (WVC), National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges (NCJFC), and currently at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC). She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) candidate.
Manolita brings thirty years of experience both in the veterinary industry and convention and trade show industry — including a tenure of ten years at the University of California-Davis, nearly seventeen years at the WVC, and currently a little over two years at the NAVC. She is a gifted leader who excels at developing high-performing teams and driving efficiencies. She has been successful in driving growth and capturing new opportunities by harnessing data, technology, and strong and persistent focus on customer satisfaction throughout her career. She has received numerous industry awards during her career.
Manolita is best known for her work and achievements while at the WVC, where she helped transformed the association into one of the largest and highly sought-after continuing education providers in the world. She served in various key roles until her last position as the Chief Operations Officer. She was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the association. She led and mentored high performing teams. During her 17-year tenure, she implemented technologies to support programs and processes. She helped transitioned WVC from a 5,000-attendee conference to a nearly 15,000-attendee conference. She developed and managed a $10M+ annual operating budget. She worked closely with the CEO and Board of Directors and was intimately involved in the development and implementation of the association’s strategic goals. She was instrumental and one of the key players during the development and construction of the Oquendo Center – WVC’s state-of-the-art, 70,000 SF medical training facility based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Manolita is active in various association and trade show organizations. She is a member of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), Florida Society of Association Executives (FSAE), and American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). She is a Krakoff Leadership Institute (KLI) alumna. She volunteers and serves on various committees and is currently pursuing her certification from ASAE as a Certified Association Executive (CAE).
Manolita enjoys practicing hot yoga, cooking, golfing and spending time with her family.