Lincoln Smith Elected IESP Board President

New officers and directors announced for 2022-2023 IESP board.

MINNEAPOLIS – Aug. 11, 2022 – The Incentive & Engagement Solution Providers (IESP) has elected Lincoln Smith, IP, chief strategy officer, HMI Performance Incentives, 2022-2023 board president, and announced new officers and directors.

For over 25 years Smith has been a recognized leader in the incentive industry. He has a passion for helping organizations reach their growth goals by identifying challenges and turning them into opportunities for success. In addition to the IESP Board, he has served on the IESP Education Committee, provided content for the IESP Motivation Insiders Podcast, presented at webinars and the IMA Summit, and judged the IMA Excellence Awards.

"I am honored and excited for the opportunity to serve as IESP’s Board President. Our goal is to continue to build our member value and further our mission to provide best practices around incentives, loyalty and employee engagement. The IESP has made great strides toward this goal under past leadership, and I am looking forward to picking up the torch and carrying it forward,” Smith said. 

Chris Galloway, CPIM, Brandmovers, Inc., will serve as vice president; Sheryl Shewman, U.S. Bank, as treasurer and Juan Manuel Valenzuela, CPIM, Above Target, as past president. Heather Abbott, CPIM, Powerhouse Brands Consulting; Peter Cannon, Ticket Jones; Brant Dolan, IP, Quality Incentive Company; David Gould, CPIM, 360insights; and Cindy Mielke, CPIM, Tango Card will serve as directors. 

About IESP

The Incentive & Engagement Solution Providers (IESP), a strategic industry group of the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), is a trusted resource for business leaders globally in helping their organizations achieve results through engagement and incentive solutions. IESP is the premier source for information and education on and delivery of incentive and recognition programs. Its goal is to educate and promote the benefits of results-based programs to the worldwide business community while providing value to members by promoting their services, products and brands.

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