Erin M. McCormack, MBA, has had a think-out-of-the-box career progression with 15+ years of experience ranging from financial asset management to consumer packaged goods marketing to product development and strategic innovation. She obtained her MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and worked for Fortune 500 corporations such as IBM, Sara Lee and GE before transitioning to the not-for-profit association sector with Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC. Erin was recruited by the AICPA in 2012 to build and lead a new Innovation team focusing on member value, growth of the profession, thought leadership, culture change and strategic innovation. Significant Innovation projects include “The Future of Learning” and the current State Society joint pilots. The Innovation team was recently awarded a 2017 ASAE Foundation Innovation Grant.