• More than $1.1 million raised through grantmanship, corporate sponsorships, special events, on-air campaigns and underwriting for nonprofit organizations.
  • Redesigned client's quarterly newsletter, which went on to be awarded recognition as one of the Top 10 newsletters worldwide by its international parent association.
  • Won Chapter of the Year award for Outstanding Excellence (Improvement Category) at conclusion of client's first year with Able Management.
  • More than quadrupled 80-year-old association's corporate sponsorships within one year, from $2,600 to more than $14,000.
  • Launched $78,000 educational pilot program with grant awarded by USDA for small state association.
  • Surpassed client association's previous attendance records in all categories (keynote luncheon, full registrations and total registrations) at annual convention and trade show under new meeting management.
  • Decreased client association's deficit spending by more than $43,000.
  • Slashed food industry association's overhead by 30 percent through a contract for management and administrative services through Able Management Solutions, Inc.
  • Increased an association's membership by 41 percent during its first membership drive.
  • Recruited support of and then developed a statewide industry trade show and convention with another small association. The client's net profit in first year was $6,000. Net profit in second year was $8,400; $6,600 in third year when the budget for speaker program was increased.
  • Established a scholarship fund for a trade association and completed all preliminary paperwork to start a 501(c)(3) corporation to serve as the client's educational foundation.
  • Developed a number of profitable membership services: Our client was the first food industry organization in Ohio to develop a check collection program. Also have developed programs in employee leasing, automated money order systems, long distance telephone service, product demonstrations, and workers compensation group rating. Two of these, check collection and employee leasing, have since been adopted, with the client's permission, by other Ohio trade associations. A third, group health, experienced a major overhaul and became so successful it was later shared with two other local associations.
  • Developed a number of successful promotions to showcase client's active members, earning commendations from Ohio Governor's Office, Secretary of State, and American Heart Association for various efforts.
  • Helped restructure an association's governing body and establish goals through bylaws revision, development of a mission statement and long-range plan. Won an award of $3,000 from an affiliate national association to fund this project.