Our Team

Teresa Sebring, President
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Teresa Sebring has been a member of the MCAA team since 1997. Her career in the Association Management industry began as the Administrative Assistant to the President. Over the years her responsibilities increased to include program and membership development. She is responsible for operations of MCAA including:  communications, program and staff oversight, marketing and meeting/event planning. She also contributes her talents to membership development, retention, and strategic planning. In August 2016, Mrs. Sebring was appointed to the role of Association President by the Board of Directors.

Teresa holds a BA in Business Management from Christopher Newport University and is a lifetime member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

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Cynthia Esher, Senior Advisor
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Cynthia Esher has been associated with MCAA or its predecessor organization the Scientific Apparatus Makers Association since 1978. She joined SAMA as Administrative Assistant and held increasingly responsible positions including Director of Administration and Vice President. She was named Executive Director of the Process Measurement & Control Section of SAMA in 1988. In 1990 she was named President of SAMA while she maintained her responsibilities as Executive Director of the PMC Section. After a name change to Measurement, Control & Automation, the section disassociated from SAMA in 1994 and named Mrs. Esher President. In August of 2016, Mrs. Esher reduced her work assignments as she heads toward retirement in 2018. At that time, the Board named Teresa Sebring as President.

Cynthia holds a BA in English from Duke University and a Masters (equivalent) in Association Management from the University of Maryland.


Andrea Ambrose, Director of Member Resources
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Andrea is the Director of Member Resources and joined MCAA in July 2013. She oversees the benchmarking programs offered to MCAA members. She also manages MCAA’s eUniversity which hosts Technology and Industry & Application training. Andrea is also responsible for the Career Center and acts as a liaison with our partners including UPS, Boxwood Technologies, US Learning and D&B Hoovers. She holds a degree in Governmental Administration with a Public Management concentration from Christopher Newport University. Prior to beginning her career in the Association Management industry, Andrea spent 12 years in local government land use planning.

757.258.3100 ext. 203

Elizabeth Horton, Programs Manager
Elizabeth Horton

Elizabeth is the Programs Manager and has been with the MCAA Team since 2016. She is responsible for preparing monthly and quarterly bookings reports, the annual Compensation Report and the annual Operating Benchmarks Report. She also manages the process for Customer Satisfaction and Specialty Benchmarks. In addition she enrolls students in the Association’s Sales eUniversity training modules. Prior to joining this phenomenal MCAA team, Elizabeth worked in the Banking Industry for 20 years and was most proud of her recognition for her client retention rate.

757.258.3100 ext. 205

Kim Malina, Marketing Communications Manager
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Kim joined the MCAA team in August of 2015 as Marketing Communications Manager. She is responsible for the design and implementation of all digital and printed marketing collateral for the Association. Kim also maintains the MCAA website and manages branding for all aspects of social media and any necessary content in which MCAA is represented.

Her graphic design career includes 20 years with Shorewood Packaging, a Business of International Paper and her own freelance design company.

Kim holds a BS degree in Business Administration with a Marketing Communications concentration from Christopher Newport University.

757.258.3100 ext. 204

Rebecca Moore, Administrative Manager
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Rebecca joined the staff of MCAA in August of 2014. As Administrative Manager, she oversees multiple areas for the Association including: accounts payable/receivable, employee benefits, events registration, new member registration, payroll, and shipping.

757.258.3100 ext. 201