Amilia Appoints Business Technology Industry Expert Marie Carmen Velasco to Its Board of Directors

Amilia is pleased to announce the appointment of Marie Carmen Velasco, CPHR, to its board of directors. As a seasoned executive, Marie Carmen has led Human Resources departments for over 20 years at established technology organizations. For over five years, she has worked as a consultant, sharing her extensive business experience by providing hundreds of hours of training.

Marie Carmen is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and a mentor within Women in Governance, a role that underlines her commitment to the advancement of women in leadership positions and her dedication to creating more equitable and empowered workforces. Passionate about advancing the technology industry, she served on the Board of Techno Compétences for several years, including five years as President.

Picture of Amilia's new board member, Marie Carmen Velasco

"We are delighted to welcome Marie Carmen Velasco to our board of directors," said Hugo Lachance, President of Amilia. "Marie Carmen's extensive knowledge of our industry combined with her dedication to fostering inclusive workplaces will be invaluable to our organization."

Mrs. Velasco expressed her enthusiasm about joining the Amilia board, stating, "I am thrilled to become a part of a company that's shaping the future of technology for organizations offering activities and memberships to their community. Amilia's commitment to innovation combined with its vibrant culture aligns perfectly with my passion for empowering all leaders and employees to unleash their full potential."

Marie Carmen joins an accomplished group of board members who guide Amilia's strategic direction and growth. Will Anderson, a Board member, states, "Marie Carmen's leadership comes at an opportune time for Amilia as the organization is expanding its team to support the accelerated growth of recent months. In this context, her HR expertise and business acumen will be promptly utilized."

About Amilia
Founded in 2009, Amilia is on a mission to simplify the management of organizations offering activities and membership to their community. From eCommerce, scheduling, reservations, waitlists, staff, facilities, financial sustainability, and more, Amilia is broadening access to modern technology for over 1,500 organizations. Its robust end-to-end solutions support small businesses, franchises, community centers, and parks & recreation agencies in their aim to engage their local communities. For more information, visit

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