As Shop! continues to refine and grow its content and education programs, the association has promoted two team members and added to its sales and publishing teams.
Madeline Baumgartner, MaRC, has been promoted to director of education and research. Among her responsibilities, she is charged with organizing educational programs for Shop! members, as well as managing Shop! research efforts and the MaRC accreditation program. Baumgartner, who joined POPAI in 2014, earned a MaRC certification in 2016.
Jo Rossman, LEED AP ID+C, has been promoted to the position of publisher/editor. In addition to retaining her editorial leadership role, Rossman assumes responsibility for the business side of Shop! publications, including Retail Environments magazine, Member Connect magazine for members, and digital content. Rossman has covered the retail environments industry since 1998, and joined the association staff in 2003. She has been a LEED Accredited Professional in Interior Design + Construction since 2009.
Jackie Kalis has joined the Shop! editorial team as associate editor. She previously worked for Interval International, where she wrote and edited for magazines and other publications. In addition to this membership organization, her background includes community reporting.
Roni Lloyd has joined the Shop! sales team after 18 years in new business development, corporate marketing, and sales. She has experience promoting and overseeing amateur and professional sporting events, selling custom hospitality packages for elite events, and overseeing strategic activation of national sponsorships.