18 April 2014

Jamboree - Meet the Speakers: A.C. Ivory

A.C. Ivory is a 26 year old professional genealogist, specializing in United States research. He works for ProGenealogists, Ancestry.com’s official research firm. While at ProGenealogists, A.C. has had the opportunity to work on several episodes of the hit TV show, Who Do You Think You Are, including those featuring Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Paula Deen, Christopher O’Donnell and more. A.C. is proud to refer to himself as a “genealogy geek” because he seeks for and utilizes new technology to accomplish his genealogy research. He is always on the lookout for the newest genealogy app, website or database.

A.C. is currently working on his Accreditation with ICAPGEN, an internationally recognized organization for professional genealogists. A.C. also anticipates to one day to also become a Certified Genealogist. In the end, A.C. loves working with clients to solve their genealogy mysteries and to help people learn how to do their own genealogy research.

A.C. was a recipient of the Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant in 2012.

SU016 Sunday June 8, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Panel: Rebranding Genealogy and Engaging the Next Generation

Everyone is interested in their great-grandfather’s report card, and anyone wants to hear about the trouble their mother got into as a child. Get beyond the we should to specifically how to make family history more engaging to everyone.

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