Press Release


Windermere, FL, June 30, 2023 – IAOP®, the leading global association for outsourcing and strategic partnerships, is thrilled to announce its Strategic Advisory Board's incoming Executive Committee. The newly appointed committee members bring a wealth of experience and expertise to IAOP, further enhancing its mission to drive excellence in outsourcing and foster collaboration within the industry.

Neil Hirshman, COP, a distinguished Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, will assume the prestigious position of Chair Emeritus. His remarkable tenure of over five years as Chairman has been characterized by his visionary leadership, unwavering dedication, and invaluable contributions to IAOP's growth and success. His stewardship during challenging times has been instrumental in guiding the organization to new heights and solidifying IAOP's premier position in the industry. As Chair Emeritus, Neil will continue to offer his wealth of experience, strategic insights, and outsourcing acumen to further fortify IAOP's mission.

With the baton being passed, IAOP is honored to introduce the following individuals as members of the Executive Committee:

  • Maura Hudson, COP, Senior Vice President at Colliers, a longstanding IAOP member and Vice-Chair of the committee, will step into the role of Chair. Maura has an impressive track record. With prominent leadership roles in top real estate organizations, she has demonstrated unrivaled commitment to excellence and innovation. This, coupled with her unwavering commitment to IAOP, positions her as an ideal candidate to spearhead IAOP's future endeavors.

  • Michael Nacarato, COP, Head of Third Party Risk Management at Transamerica, joins the committee as Vice-Chair. Michael, one of IAOP's COP program's biggest supporters, has consistently contributed groundbreaking insights. His distinguished career and dedication as IAOP's buy-side Ambassador will make him an invaluable asset to the committee.

The official welcoming of the new Executive Committee is scheduled to take place at the Strategic Advisor Board's September meeting. With the guidance and collaborative efforts of this exceptional Executive Committee, IAOP will continue to be at the forefront of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

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