Bruce Hammond, CAE
Executive Director

For 20 years, Bruce Hammond, CAE, has served as a leading association/non-profit strategist for organizations serving a wide variety of constituents. Since 2015, he has worked exclusively with physician membership and certification organizations.

Immediately prior to joining ABAM, Hammond served as the lead governance & operations professional for the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) and as Executive Director of the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB).

With a primary background in communications and marketing, Hammond also has significant experience in governance & operations, credentialing, membership, advocacy, constituent relations, and finance from prior roles. He will utilize those experiences in leading ABAM.

He is an active member and volunteer of several association management and credentialing professional associations, including the Association Forum of Chicagoland, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, and the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. He has spoken at numerous professional events and his articles have been featured in leading association trade publications.

In September 2014, he was named to the association industry’s Forty Under 40 list, and in January 2016, he earned the prestigious Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential.


Megan Drumm, MBA, CAE
Director of Marketing

Megan Wright Drumm, CAE is ABAM Director of Marketing. She is responsible for the organization’s marketing and communications efforts. Meg has more than a decade’s experience supporting healthcare associations. In recent years, she has served as Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and Director of Marketing and Communications of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. She began her association career at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) where she held several positions, including Executive Director to two of STS’s affiliate organizations—the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and Women in Thoracic Surgery. Meg is a proven association management professional with expertise in coordinating integrated organizational marketing efforts and facilitating outcomes-oriented leadership working groups. She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and holds a master’s in business administration with dual concentrations in marketing and management.

Dawn Levreau
Director of Operations

Dawn Levreau is the Director of Operations, Programs, and Products for the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM). Since 2013, she has served as the Director of Workforce and Career Development for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) responsible for planning, implementation, and evaluation associated with workforce initiatives, HPM career development experiences, and academic resources and initiatives. Dawn has been integral to the success of AAHPM special projects related to career development and workforce issues, as well as development of specialty-specific curricular milestones and entrustable professional activities. Prior to working with AAHPM, Dawn served as the Administrative Director for the Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP),where she provided ongoing leadership, management, and support to AAP volunteer leadership, liaison groups, committees, and caucuses in addition to overseeing all programs and operations.  She also spent 14 years in several key leadership positions at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation working closely with the residency and fellowship training programs.

Support Staff


Morgan James
Sr. Data Specialist


Julie Nemmer
Sr. Manager of Finance


Nancy Quinzio
Certification Manager


ABAM offers a Transitional Maintenance of Certification program for its current diplomates and a public listing of physicians who hold active ABAM certification status. In March, 2016 the American Board of Medical Specialties formally recognized addiction medicine as a multi-specialty subspecialty. Future certification examinations in addiction medicine will be administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.