About Us


Laurie Kendall-Ellis, BS, PT, CAE
Executive Director / CEO

Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, Inc.

With more than 35 years in the healthcare sector and a wealth of experience in the association management profession, Laurie Kendall-Ellis, BS, PT, CAE, is the executive director and CEO of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (Alliance). With a keen eye for collaboration, Laurie is responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of the Alliance to ensure its long-term relevancy and organizational vitality.

Laurie holds a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut and received her CAE (Certified Association Executive) in January 2013.

Laurie is the proud recipient of the Board of Director’s President Award in 2018 and 2019.