Burr Ridge, Ill. (March 29, 2021)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today it has hired Monica Love as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Love is a proven leader in the non-profit sector with almost 20 years of experience implementing large scale organizational programs including learning management systems and advanced certification programs.

Previously, the senior manager of professional development at the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), she oversaw every aspect of the development of education programs including needs assessment, budget management, speaker vetting and selection, volunteer committee oversight, adherence to state and national continuing education requirements and program evaluation for continual improvement of future programs. In addition, she has experience assessing the overall operational needs of organizations in order to develop and address areas of strength and areas for development.

 “As NCBTMB works to meet its new strategic goals, it is exciting to have someone with Monica’s depth of experience and knowledge of the massage therapy profession and continuing education on our team,” said Shelly Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, NCBTMB.  “Monica’s background, her professionalism and her work ethic are a huge asset to the organization as we work to serve our Certificants and Providers.

Love’s official start date at NCBTMB was March 29, 2021.

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NCBTMB is a non-profit organization with the mission to elevate the massage therapy profession nationwide by establishing and advancing the highest credentials and standards of excellence. In addition to the BCTMB®, NCBTMB offers the Approved Provider Program, the country’s most-respected source for continuing education approval by state boards, government and regulatory agencies, and massage therapists.  NCBTMB also offers the Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC), Specialty Certificates, and Assigned Schools.