Key Players

Greg Jewell

CEO and Founding Partner of AEC Management Resources, Inc., brings over 30 years of management experience to the firm. He has served in management positions since the beginning of his career, honing his skills in running successful, vital organizations. Early in his career, he spent 13 years in high-level association management, responsible for such groups as the Society for Foodservice Management, International Inflight Food Service Association, the National Association of Catering Executives and the American Correctional Food Service Association.

Greg brings to the table a penchant for grasping the big picture, setting goals and accomplishing them. Greg has surrounded himself with some of the best association management and meeting planning professionals in the industry today. His team stands ready to exceed your expectations.

Nick Vaccaro

AEC’s CFO/Partner, has spent his entire career in management positions. Through his more than 20 years of management experience, Nick has served in management positions with the Research Chefs Association, the International Inflight Food Service Association, Foodservice Consultants Society International, the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, Kentucky Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

Asked to describe his most important leadership quality, Nick said he is all about building the right team. “You surround yourself with the best people who bring more and different skills/abilities to the table. Then, serving as the coach, you can bring about a greater degree of overall success than could be brought by any one member of the team.”

Amy West

Director of Data Management

Amy has as served as the AEC data specialist since 2002. Prior to joining the AEC team, she served as the data input specialist for the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Amy’s responsibilities touch many of the AEC accounts, including complete database management, membership dues billing, conference registration process and all that goes with it (name badges, attendee lists, etc.) and association management software specialist.