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GrowthZone Announces Leadership Changes

GrowthZone welcomes Patrick Hodges and promotes team members.

NISSWA, MN – September 29, 2023 – GrowthZone, provider of association management software (AMS) for associations and chambers of commerce, recently announced Patrick Hodges has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer, and the promotions of Jill Haugene, Aysen Wothe, Kay Paulus, and Sarah Holder to new leadership positions.

“Patrick joins us with a wealth of experience that is going to allow him to hit the ground running in driving GrowthZone’s growth, including 20 years of SaaS experience with non-profits and associations,” said CEO Lisa Barnett. “He has built highly effective sales and expansion organizations, and we are excited to see these leadership skills applied at GrowthZone.”

In addition to welcoming Hodges, GrowthZone also welcomes Jane Nassari, VP of Customer Success with the company’s newly acquired solution, MemberSuite, and celebrates the following team member promotions:

  • Director of Customer Support Jill Haugene has been promoted to VP of Customer Success;
  • Principal Product Manager Sarah Holder has been promoted to Director of Product;
  • Software Engineering Manager Kay Paulus has been promoted to Director of Software; and
  • Business Improvement Manager Aysen Wothe has been promoted to Integrated Payments Director.

About GrowthZone

GrowthZone Association Management Software helps over 4,000 member-based organizations grow and retain membership, generate revenue, engage, and communicate with members and prospects, and streamline their day-to-day operations. For more information, visit


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