CPL Designations Awarded

October 19, 2022 - The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) recognized 8 individual members for attaining the Certified Programs Leader (CPL) Designation during the 22nd Annual Summit in Scottsdale, AZ.

Members recognized for achieving the Certified Program Leader (CPL) Designation completed and passed 13 required Target University courses and met program and industry experience expectations set out by the Association. The Summit CPL recipients are:

  • Larisa Featherstone
  • Frank A. Feldman
  • Julie Gibbs
  • Tom Kiessling
  • Brendan F. Mahoney
  • Marisa Tranghese
  • AJ Upton
  • Kent Watson

“My involvement with the University and the CPL Designation continues to be a great honor,” indicated Greg Thompson, TMPAA Past President and Target University Dean. “All of our CPL recipients demonstrate their mastery with the crucial aspects of successful program administration covered in the required coursework and have a solid resume of work in programs. I am proud to be associated with them all.”

The Association’s 22nd Annual Summit was attended by nearly 1,300 program business professionals. 

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Pictured L to R: Greg Thompson (Target University Dean), AJ Upton, Julie Gibbs, Frank Feldman, and Kent Watson.