Meta Brophy is the Director of Procurement Operations at Consumer Reports, the world’s preeminent nonprofit testing and publishing organization.
Meta Brophy served as President of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for ten years, from 2008 through 2017. She decided to step aside from the executive position to allow someone else to serve. The Board elected Jim Asselmeyer President in December 2017, after he was Vice President for ten years. Meta has served on the Alliance Board since 2003, previously as Secretary and Vice President. Meta received her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College.
Meta also serves on the Target Marketing Magazine Editorial Advisory Board, and is a member of Greater Hudson Valley Postal Customer Council. She is a past member and chair of the DMA Committee on Environment and Social Responsibility. Meta is a past member of the MPA Environment Committee and Operations Committee.
Meta boasts numerous awards including the 2012 IDEAlliance DEER Luminaire Award, the 2011 DMA International ECHO Green Marketing Award, and the 2009 ASAE Associations Advance America Award.
Meta has been involved with youth soccer for a dozen years and also enjoys reading, movies, and theater.
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