ADCC Staff

Management Team

Rachel Brooke
Executive Director

Rachel Brooke comes to The ADCC with more than a decade of association management experience. She has managed the daily operations of more than a dozen professional organizations, including the Gold Coast Builders Association, the Florida Academy of Audiology, and the International Anaplastology Association. Her experience includes meeting planning, marketing, staff and board management, budget and operations, and strategic planning. Rachel is based in Sykesville, Maryland. She is a Certified Association Executive and Certified Meeting Professional, and has a B.S. and an M.B.A. from the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida.

If you have questions about the nonprofit association, polices, programs, committeesboard membership, governance, finances, sponsorship, or business partnership, please contact Rachel at

Erin Hart
Erin Hart
Administrative Manager

Erin Hart currently serves administrative, communications and membership functions for The ADCC. She has a background in public information and writing, working for regional, national, and state arts agencies, eventually becoming Communications Director for the Minnesota State Arts Board, overseeing all agency publications, web development, and public information strategy. A graduate of Saint Olaf College (B.A., Theater) and the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis (M.A., Creative Writing) Erin has worked as freelance theater critic and feature writer for daily papers, magazines, online publications, and Minnesota Public Radio. She is also an award-winning crime novelist (read more about her books at and a frequent presenter at libraries and book festivals.

For questions about membership, programsnews releases, website, newsletters, program ads and printed pieces, social media, or advertising in The ADCC magazine, The Competitive Advantage, contact Erin at

Courtney Doherty
Graphic Design

Courtney Doherty, The ADCC’s graphic designer, is the founder and lead graphic designer at East & Sunset, a creative branding agency based in Los Angeles.

Courtney handles all aspects of print design for The ADCC, including newsletter and ad layout, event invitations, Annual Meeting & Industry Award Gala programs and signage, and The Competitive Advantage magazine.