Washington - Dec 8, 2009 - The National Association of Broadcasters has hired Sue Keenom as senior vice president, state associations. Keenom, who most recently served as executive director of the International Women's Forum Leadership Foundation, will manage the organization's outreach to the state broadcast associations. She will report to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith.
Prior to heading the International Women's Forum Leadership Foundation, Keenom served for 12 years on the staff of Senator Smith in the U.S. Senate, capping her tenure in his office as director of administration. Prior to that, she was an assistant vice president for First Interstate Bank of Oregon. She began her professional life with Citicorp in Walnut Creek, CA, and shortly thereafter moved to New York City where she worked for Citibank. She has a background in program and administrative management, fundraising and event planning.