New MPA Executive Director 

The MPA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that La Vone Swanson was recently hired as the new Executive Director of MPA. La Vone comes to MPA with a 19 year history of Association leadership. He worked as Director of Membership for the Michigan Restaurant Association from 1995 till 1999.  He left the MRA to take the Director of Membership position with the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association from 2000 till 2006. In 2006, Mr. Swanson accepted the Director of Sales and Marketing position with the Michigan Pharmacists Association.  In 2008, he was promoted to the position of Associate Executive Director, where he managed the non-profit side of the organization... [read more]

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