Incentive & Engagement Solution Providers Announce New Board for 2023-2024

MINNEAPOLIS – Aug. 23, 2023 – The Incentive & Engagement Solution Providers (IESP) has re-elected Lincoln Smith, IP, chief strategy officer, HMI Performance Incentives, as 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 at the IMA Summit, and judged the IMA Excellence Awards.

Smith says, "I'm honored to embark on my second term as the IESP's Board President. In carrying out our mission, IESP provides valuable insights for incentive industry professionals and business leaders to improve their ability to design effective incentive programs that drive behavior change and business results. With a growing membership and a board of esteemed and accomplished performance improvement professionals, this year promises to be a defining chapter in fulfilling our mission.” 

Paul Haynes, Xoxoday, will serve as executive vice president; Lauren Gagne, CRP, C.A. Short Company, as treasurer; and Brant Dolan, IP, Quality Incentive Company as secretary.

Peter Cannon, Ticket Jones; Vincent Chiofolo, Dash Solutions; Chris Galloway, CPIM, Brandmovers, Inc.; David Gould, CPIM, 360insights; Scott Lapp, IP, Blackhawk Network; Cindy Mielke, CPIM, Tango; and Sheryl Shewman, U.S. Bank, 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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