Meet the NetVU Team

Say hello to the friendly, hardworking people who make NetVU possible. They’re eager to give you a helping hand.


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Jon Gorman, CAE

Executive Director

Jon oversees our strategic direction, operations and staffing. He has served in leadership, strategy development and communications roles in financial services, insurance associations, education and mass media. Jon works closely with the Executive Board of Directors and is passionate about elevating NetVU to new levels of engagement and user experience for the benefit of its members.

Staff Directory

Member and Partner Experience Team

Melissa Bond
Melissa Bond

Member Relations Manager

Member engagement has been Melissa’s passion since 1998. She welcomes new members, recruits and coordinates volunteers, assists partners and sponsors, and helps with conference exhibits.

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Dianne Merfeld
Dianne Merfeld

Member Relations Specialist

Dianne greets callers, maintains our membership database, and helps with event registrations. Need to update or add your NetVU profile? Dianne will help.

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Lynn Walsh Albertson
Lynn Albertson

Business Development Coordinator

Lynn coordinates logistics and deliverables for NetVU corporate partners, event sponsors and exhibitors. Ask Lynn about partnership offerings!

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Lauren Crosby
Lauren Crosby,  CMP, CAE

Community & Experiences Manager

Lauren oversees our active chapters, working closely with chapter committee members to increase participation and improve chapter education programs.

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Liz Leger
Liz Leger

Logistics Coordinator

Liz oversees on-site meeting logistics and partner deliverables for NetVU programs and events like Accelerate, powered by NetVU. She also helps review email items to members.

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Lexie Anderson

Marketing Coordinator

As Member Development Coordinator, Lexie works to support our partners and help grow participation and support within our chapters. You can often hear from Lexie during each of NetVU’s webinars.

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Karen Moore

Member Experience Manager

Karen enthusiastically connects members to resources through our onboarding program. She is passionate about meeting members needs and creating a great experience. Connect with Karen to get started!

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Learning Experiences Team

Debbie Ivie
Debbie Ivie,  CPCU, AIM, NcIA

Learning Experiences Manager

Leveraging 25-plus years in the independent agency channel, Debbie directs and develops our education programs in concert with our education committees.

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Marketing Team

Brittany Brockman

Community & Experiences Coordinator

Brittany enthusiastically supports the execution of marketing and communication initiatives. She is also responsible for NCOM, our online member community.

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Jeff Etzkin
Jeff Etzkin

Conference Coordinator

Jeff oversees Accelerate, powered by NetVU, as well as other meetings and workshops, workingclosely with our vendors, and volunteer leaders.

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Lance Kendrick Stanton
Lance Kendrick Stanton

Database Administrator

Lance keeps us functional and assists in managing our IT support staff. He develops and maintains reports and automated jobs to help drive business intelligence. Oversees  database development,  data standards, documentation, security, and authorization procedures.

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