New Marketing and Development Director Joins American Cheese Society

5 years ago Jasmine Romero 2 Minute(s) to read

DENVER (April 11, 2018) – The American Cheese Society (ACS) announces the hire of Dawn Schipper as its
new Marketing and Development Director.

Schipper will partner with corporate leaders and private individuals at ACS to grow their professional
brands, with an emphasis on stewardship and relationship building. With a focus on both the Annual
ACS Conference & Competition and growing new revenue streams year-round, she will have strategic
responsibility for all marketing, communications, public relations, and development efforts.

“ACS is excited to bring on someone with Dawn’s breadth of experience supporting non-profits. Her
strong development skills and ability to build and sustain long-term partnerships with sponsors come to
ACS at time when the organization and the industry it serves are poised for growth,” says Nora Weiser,
ACS Executive Director.

Schipper brings to ACS more than a decade of experience in non-profits, having worked extensively in
annual campaigns, direct mail and membership programs, event management and sponsorship, marketing
and communications, and database management. Working with organizations across a variety of sectors –
from education and health care, to large public cultural institutions – she has experience with managing
major and planned gifts, as well as board development and strategic planning.

With a family background in farming and dairy operations, Schipper is passionate about working with
members of the ACS to champion engagement, revenue growth, and foster awareness. She holds a B.S.
Magna Cum Laude in English and Writing from Drury University.

“What an honor it is to join the ACS team at this pivotal time. I couldn’t be more excited to join an
association with such a rich history of community and industry,” said Schipper. “By enhancing and growing
new partnerships, it is my privilege to champion the ACS story as we look to our vibrant future together,”
she adds. 

The 36th Annual ACS Conference & Competition – Virginia is for Cheese Lovers™ - will take place July 31
– Aug. 3, 2019, in Richmond, Va. More than 1,300 cheese professionals, purchasers, and influencers
from throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe will attend to network, sample products, and
learn from one another. The Annual ACS Judging & Competition, held in conjunction with the ACS
Conference, recognizes cheeses and cultured dairy products of the highest quality for their aesthetic and
technical merits. Registration for the ACS 2019 Annual Conference including full registration, single day
passes, guest tickets, and special event tickets can be found at Media can visit for press pass

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