As more and more volunteer organizations vie for less and less available time, the need for effective professional management becomes increasingly critical.
But the traditional answers of maintaining full-time staff and office facilities or operating with volunteers, who often lack time, experience, and expertise in key areas, result in a major investment in overhead and inefficiencies as long-term goals get lost in day-to-day details.
An alternative concept is the association management firm. Such a firm is a company with skilled professionals whose goal is to provide management expertise and specialized administrative services to professional associations and societies in an efficient, cost-effective manner.
Based on the concept of shared resources, an association management company provides volunteer organizations with the expertise they need when they need it. Association Management Executives, Inc. typically assigns executives and administrators to conduct the association’s day-to-day operations.
An association management company also provides a centralized office that serves as the association’s headquarters.
Hiring a professional association to manage your association is an alternative that offers significant advantages. Your leadership can focus on industry issues and policy decisions, and a management firm will develop and implement programs to meet those policy objectives.
Based on our experience with other associations, AME Inc. can serve in an advisory capacity to your association on a full range of issues.