PRESS RELEASE: Allison Hickey to Keynote Symposium

Just announced: Allison Hickey, former VA under secretary, will keynote CCMC 2017 New World Symposium
38 expert speakers, 17 sessions plus breakfast, pre-convention and post-convention sessions for case manager professional development

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ, Dec. 21, 2016—The Commission for Case Manager Certification® announced that Allison Hickey, former under secretary for VA benefits, will present the opening plenary session for its 2017 New World Symposium™ at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Jan. 26-28, 2017, in Dallas. Hickey was responsible for more than 20,000 VA employees and the delivery of benefits to more than 12 million veterans and their families.

She is credited for her efforts to modernize the department and for her leadership through a period of unprecedented growth in the number of veterans seeking benefits. Hickey was part of the first class of female cadets to graduate from the Air Force Academy in 1980, and rose through ranks to become a brigadier general during her 27-year military career.

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