Michael Hamm, CMC, specializes in meeting the needs of certification and accreditation organizations. Mr. Hamm is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). For eight years, he served as the executive director of the National Organization for Competency Assurance (NOCA). He also managed the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the primary national accreditation program for certification organizations. Michael is the author of Fundamentals of Accreditation, published by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). This book is one of the primary references in the field. Michael has more than 20 years experience in association management and health care issues. He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Association Management Company Accreditation Commission. He earned a master’s degree in health care administration from George Washington University.