Kevin J. Traver Set to Join AAPA as VP Membership & Sponsorship

Kevin J. Traver will join AAPA effective August 2nd as the new Vice President of Membership & Sponsorship. Kevin brings to AAPA a wealth of experience in membership development, sponsorship, and event management. In his previous roles Kevin has excelled at developing and executing effective sales strategies to drive income streams for non-profits with a strong nexus in transportation and maritime activity. Kevin’s previous roles include: CCO of the American Trucking Association (ATA), Executive Director of the Marine Technology Society (MTS), VP of Corporate Affairs and Development for the Navy League of the United States (NLUS), and Executive Director of the National Maritime Heritage Foundation (NMHF). Most recently Kevin has been working as a consultant providing clients with major donor development, sales, and fundraising plans.

Kevin spent nearly 12 years in service to our country as a United States Marine. He supervised unit operations of up to 65 marines in security and military operations in both the USA and abroad. Overseas assignments included extended stays in Japan, Ireland, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

A native of Connecticut, and a University of Connecticut graduate, Kevin and his wife Kathryn, and their son Benjamin reside in Bethesda, Maryland. Kevin is a high energy, experienced professional in the membership development, sponsorship, and event management arena, and I am delighted that he’s joining AAPA.

Please join us in welcoming Kevin Traver to AAPA.