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American Quilter's Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family
by Katherine Rupp
Paducah, KY – March 9, 2015 – American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS QuiltWeek® multistate event series, is pleased to announce the addition of Bill E. Schroeder as National Account Manager. Schroeder will be working with sponsors and advertisers for the AQS family of brands. He is the third generation of the Schroeder family to take part in fostering the legacy of the American Quilter’s Society, which was co-founded by Bill and Meredith Schroeder in 1984.
Schroeder is a graduate of Mid-Continent University, where he majored in business administration. He has been working with the QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky event for the past eight years and has also been part of the staff for events in Des Moines and Nashville.
American Quilter’s Society President Billy Schroeder states, “I am very proud and excited to announce that my son Bill has decided to join AQS as National Account Manager. I look forward to having him work alongside me and our family as we continue to move the organization my parents founded to the next level.”
Schroeder’s arrival strengthens the growth strategy of the American Quilter’s Society, by increasing the level of support and outreach AQS provides to its business to business marketplace.
About the American Quilter’s Society
The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For more than 30 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice through a broad suite of products—magazines, books, live events, contests, workshops, online networks, patterns, fabric, and catalogs. At AQS, we believe that with inspiration and advice, the creatively-minded individual can take their quilting projects beyond what even they had imagined. The leading authors in quilting choose to publish with AQS; the best in quilt artistry select AQS events to display their work; the newest quilters learn from the knowledge and inspiration of AQS members. For more information on the American Quilter’s Society please visit www.americanquilter.com or call 1-800-626-5420.
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