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Retail Gift Card Association Announces New Executive Director, Management Firm and Board Members

The Kellen Company and Mary Donovan take the helm of gift card trade group; Groupon and Subway representatives are appointed as new board members

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA), a trade association of diverse, closed loop gift card retailers committed to promoting and protecting the use of gift cards, announced today the appointment of Mary Donovan as the new Executive Director and Kellen Company as the Association's management firm. In addition, the RGCA is pleased to welcome Nicole Willis of Groupon, and Erin Wood of Subway to the Board of Directors. They will be filling vacant board positions left by their respective companies.

The Kellen Company is a full service association management firm that provides clients with tools and services to advance their unique missions and achieve high-level performance. Mary joined the Kellen Company in 2011 and has served in a management position on client association business, providing strategic advice and management for association boards, committees, member services and meetings. Previously she was involved in program management for a civic education non-profit.

"We are just thrilled to be a part of the RGCA and look forward to this new partnership as the Association continues to advance its mission of promoting gift cards, and the industry as a whole," said Donovan.

For more information on the RGCA, visit our website at

About the Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA)
The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA) is a trade group whose mission is to promote the positive attributes of closed loop gift cards.  The RGCA believes that educating consumers, retailers, media and legislative groups about the difference in prepaid products is paramount to ensuring a positive gifting experience.  RGCA members abide by a code of principles which support consumer-friendly policies around the purchase, and redemption, of closed loop gift cards.  RGCA membership is open to retailers, restaurants and travel-and-entertainment merchants whose primary revenue is not derived from gift cards. For more information, visit us at

SOURCE Retail Gift Card Association

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