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APG Names Michelle Dwyer Cohen as New Executive Director

APG Names Michelle Dwyer Cohen as New Executive Director
19 Oct 2022 by APG Webmaster

The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the world’s largest association for the genealogical profession, is pleased to name Michelle Dwyer Cohen of Poulsbo, Washington, as its next Executive Director. Cohen succeeds Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG, who will retire on 31 January 2023 after 27 years as Executive Director.


Cohen brings more than thirty years of project management experience to her new role, as well as a familiarity with the world of genealogy. A former Executive Director with JP Morgan Chase, she managed a global team of project managers responsible for implementing multi-million-dollar projects for various divisions within the Global Investment Bank.


"We are delighted to announce the hiring of Michelle Dwyer Cohen as our next Executive Director,” said APG President Annette Burke Lyttle. “Michelle is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in organizational management and membership engagement on an international level. We are excited to have her on board.” Cohen is a graduate of Cornell University (BA, Cum Laude) and New York University (MBA, Marketing and International Business).


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