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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 30, 2014

Contact:
Christine Frey, AUA
410-999-7091, Cfrey@auanet.org

AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

Linthicum, MD, May 30, 2014 – The American Urological Association (AUA) is pleased to announceDavid D. DeLorenzo, CAE has joined the organization as Associate Executive Director of Information and Communications. As Associate Director, DeLorenzo will direct the AUA’s operating, communications and member services goals and objectives as well as the outreach efforts for the Urology Care Foundation.  

With nearly 20 years’ experience leading all facets of association management, DeLorenzo is a seasoned executive who brings a wealth of knowledge regarding business operations, information technology and communications to his new role at the AUA.

“David’s nearly two decades of experience and industry knowledge make him a tremendous addition to our organization,” said Michael T. Sheppard, CPA, CAE, Executive Director of the AUA. “He is a true technologist, but also a proven strategist and business leader with extraordinary vision and operational expertise. We are very fortunate to find someone of David’s caliber to fulfill this important role.” 

DeLorenzo will be responsible for working with the AUA Executive Team and Board of Directors to further define and implement the Association’s digital, technical, member-centric and communications roadmap. Additionally, he will support and guide the Urology Care Foundation outreach efforts; including serving the Foundation’s senior liaison to its various stakeholder and patient advocacy groups as they work to increase awareness of urologic health and wellness matters at local and national levels.

“Both the AUA and Urology Care Foundation Board of Directors look forward to working with David,” said AUA and Urology Care Foundation Treasurer, Steven M. Schlossberg, MD, MBA. “His diverse background and proven success offer tremendous opportunity for innovating, modernizing and expanding both organizations.”

DeLorenzo most recently served as Chief Digital Officer for the National League of Cities (NLC) where he led a team of professionals to position technology as a transformational business operation critical to innovation and success within the NLC and its departments, programs, products and services. Prior to the NLC, he spent nearly 10 years with the National Association of College and University Business Officers as Chief Technology Officer, providing leadership for all aspects of strategic IT planning, Internet Services and Distance Learning. His background includes responsibility for advocacy, membership, marketing, association management software systems, budgeting, financial management, communications, governance and technology.

Please contact AUA Communications at 410-689-3932 or communications@AUAnet.org to schedule an interview with David D. DeLorenzo.

About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 20,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health policy.To learn more about the AUA, visit www.AUAnet.org.

About the Urology Care Foundation
The Urology Care Foundation is the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation and the official foundation of the American Urological Association. We partner with physicians, researchers, healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, families and the public to support and improve the prevention, detection and treatment of urological diseases through research and education. To learn more about the Urology Care Foundation and its programs visit: www.urologyhealth.org.

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