Sara Decatoire has assumed the role of executive director for the Illinois Society of Association Executives (ISAE), effective Jan. 1. Decatoire and Sandra Wulf operate Pivot Management Professionals, an association management company that has assumed management duties of ISAE. Kristen Butcher, Illinois REALTORS executive vice president, is serving as the 2020 ISAE president.

“Having served as volunteer leaders for ISAE in the past, we are excited to take on this new role as staff and look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with our friends and colleagues,” said Decatoire.

ISAE, headquartered at 526 E. Allen in Springfield, serves more than 400 association members through educational programs, publications and member services.

In addition to ISAE, Pivot Management Professionals also manages the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Illinois and Professional Liability Defense Federation.