The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has named Andrea Bauerfeind as Director, Office of Scientific Meetings and Conferences.
A longtime meetings industry professional working for non-profit, corporate, and government organizations, Bauerfeind was most recently Director of Meeting Services at The Optical Society, ensuring the effective delivery of national and international education programs, conferences, and events.
“We are thrilled to have Andrea Bauerfeind on the FASEB team,” said Jennifer Pesanelli, FASEB’s Deputy Executive Director for Operations. “Beyond her expertise in meeting management, Andrea’s strengths in strategic program development and leadership will be assets to our organization and the members and clients we serve.”
Bauerfeind brings a breadth of experience in conference management and strategic planning to the FASEB role, having held senior positions at meetings management organizations such as Meeting Expectations and AetherQuest Solutions. Bauerfeind holds industry certifications as Certified Meeting Professional and Certified Government Meeting Professional, and has a Master’s degree in German & European Studies from Georgetown University.