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Brooke Heffington Joins IPA as Business Development Associate,

Angela Skipper Named Member Services and Engagement Ambassador


Washington, D.C., February 12, 2019 – The Institute for Portfolio Alternatives (IPA) is pleased to announce that Brooke Heffington has joined the IPA as Business Development Associate and Angela Skipper has been named Member Services and Engagement Ambassador. Each bring extensive professional experience in business development, event management and customer relations.

“We are excited to welcome Brooke and Angela to the IPA team and know they will be incredible additions to help us drive membership value,” said Tony Chereso, President and CEO of the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives. “Every day we strive to support and grow the dynamic PDI industry, and I’m confident that Brooke and Angela will be key additions in helping us deliver a best-in-class member experience.”Brooke Heffington will be responsible for new member marketing and growing the IPA membership base, in addition to increasing engagement and maximizing value for existing members. Brooke has over 15 years of professional sales and client relationship management experience, including the past 5 years as Vice President of National Sales at Blue Vault Partners. She holds a B.S. in Business Management from Murray State University in Kentucky.

Angela Skipper will be responsible for membership services, event support, committee engagement and business operations support. Angela has over 15 years of experience in real estate sales, marketing, accounting and event management and is a licensed Realtor in Maryland. Angela received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Angela Skipper

Brooke Heffington