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Mary Ann McCauley Named IABC Fellow

CHANHASSEN, MN — Mary Ann McCauley, president of Catalyst Communications, Inc., has been named an IABC Fellow by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). The highest honor the association bestows on a member, the IABC Fellow designation is awarded to communication professionals for exceptional leadership and service to IABC. She will be honored during the opening general session of IABC’s 2013 World Conference held in New York City from June 23–26.

IMG_0061“Being recognized by my peers is humbling and gratifying as it is an honor I’ve dreamed of but didn’t expect,” said Mary Ann. “I have admired, been in awe of and learned from this group of Fellows so it is quite the privilege to be joining them.”

Mary Ann also holds the designation of Accredited Business Communicator from IABC. Currently, Mary Ann serves as IABC Pacific Plains Region finance director and co-director of examinations on the IABC Accreditation Committee. Earlier in her career, she received the IABC District Four Communicator of the Year award in 1982 and was the recipient of the IABC Chairman’s Award in 2000.

Chanhassen-based Catalyst Communications, founded in 1987, provides counsel in crisis/issues management, organizational/employee communication, media relations, mergers/acquisitions, and community relations. To learn more about Catalyst Communications, go to

About IABC
Founded in 1970, The International Association of Business Communicators ( provides a professional network of about 15,000 business communication professionals in more than 80 countries. Members hold positions in areas of expertise ranging from marketing, public relations, writing, editing, teaching, graphic design, and human resources.

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