About the Author
Morgean Hirt

As Director of Credentialing for the Association for Talent Development, Morgean Hirt brings over twenty-five years of nonprofit experience in personnel certification and accreditation across a variety of professions.  Morgean has devoted her career to advancing professions through the establishment of industry standards.  She provides strategic leadership and technical expertise in developing and implementing credentialing programs, focusing on policy and standards development, test development, board and committee governance, program audits, strategic planning, and ANSI/ISO 17024 and NCCA accreditation. 

Morgean has led a number of organizations through establishing industry standards for emerging professions, including clinical research, massage therapy, and mortgage brokering.  Prior to joining ATD, Morgean spent 10 years as Present and CEO of Certified Fund Raising Executives International Credentialing Board (CFRE International), and was responsible for establishing international support across six continents for a unified standard of fundraising practice.  She also has served as a Senior Account Executive with Metacred, a boutique association management firm specializing in credentialing management, where her clients included several IT-related associations.  Morgean lives in the Washington, DC area and is active with the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), serving as a member of the Education and Program Committees and as a presenter at the ICE Exchange.