Matt Mantione became CLDA’s Executive Director in July 2020, bringing almost two decades of association management experience to the position.

Before assuming the leadership position with CLDA, Matt was the Vice President of Membership Engagement at the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA). In that role he oversaw various departments and functions responsible for sales, membership services and development, affinity programs and marketing and communications.

Matt is Certified Association Executive (CAE) and Professional Certified Marketer (PCM), and was honored by the Association Forum & USAE with their Forty Under 40 award. He is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), American Marketing Association (AMA) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and has spoken and written several articles on association management.

Matt earned his BA in Corporate Communications at Radford University, where he was also a part of the University’s Division – I baseball team. He lives with his family in Springfield, VA.