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Client Testimonial
“We chose AMR for their proven track record and excellent value. AMR’s size and experience allows them to understand and meet our unique requirements as a coalition representing nearly 70 associations. Because they manage everything from conferences to committees to creative services under one roof, we are able to maximize value for our members and still get terrific, customized attention.”

Wanda Johanson
Past Lead Coordinator
Nursing Organizations Alliance
Professional Association Management Services

Affiliates of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance strategize about the launch of the organization.

Affiliates of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance strategize about the launch and direction of the organization during a facilitated workshop.
AMR’s professional association management services empower leaders to focus on strategic organizational goals and increasing association member value. We enable leaders to delegate the day-to-day management of activities such as maintaining membership records, bookkeeping, fundraising and issues management.

If you are the board chairperson or selection committee chair of an association, or an association executive seeking a greater value from your headquarters and staff, AMR can meet your needs. By leveraging economies of scale, veteran association professionals and expert specialists, our clients receive a return on investment above and beyond what may be possible through volunteer management or with a hired association staff.

Executive Services
Association management services from AMR begin with an Executive Director, who provides strategic leadership for your organization. 

For clients who prefer to work on a project basis, or do not need external staff representation, our senior managers oversee daily operations of specialized tasks and projects.
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Executive-level Representation
  • Strategic Planning and Development
  • Operations Management
Strategic Planning
 We specialize in helping our association clients turn broad visions into a blueprint for success. As an experienced and accredited association management company, AMR can help your organization develop a clear sense of direction. 
  • Strategic Planning Facilitation
  • Business and Tactical Planning 
  • Budget Development and Resource Allocation
Issues Management
AMR effectively recruits professionals with specific issue experience for clients requiring enhanced levels of research and knowledge. Qualified staff can not only provide professional expertise, but can also provide relevant research, written issue briefs and white papers. Staff experts can also speak on behalf of the association when needed. By organizing available resources, we offer streamlined, information-oriented tools for use by and on behalf of your members. 
  • Knowledge Sharing 
  • Research Facilitation 
  • Business Intelligence 
  • Industry and Legislative Monitoring
Government Relations

AMR offers expertise and resources to assist your nonprofit organization with critical government relations tasks. Our Washington, D.C. office, as well as our relationships with trusted industry and media personnel, mean we can gain immediate exposure for your issues in Washington, D.C., state capitals and around the country.
  • Issue Identification and Tracking 
  • Strategy and Position Statement Development 
  • Government and Trade Briefings 
  • Coordination of Government Affairs and Lobbying Activities 
  • Development of Partnerships with Affiliated Organizations and Groups 
  • Coordination of Media Relations
Starting an Association
If you have the initiative and drive to form a new association, AMR can help you every step of the way -- from focusing your vision to finding an attorney -- we want to turn your vision into action. And we have the resources and experience to allow new associations to thrive.
  • Strategic Planning 
  • Financial Needs Assessment 
  • Budgeting 
  • Start-up Marketing and Communications

Board and Committee Support
AMR recognizes the need for appropriate and timely board and committee support. With our full-service professional association management services, your organization's leaders are free to spend time on relevant issues while our staff is on hand to direct, assist and coordinate tasks such as planning and meeting logistics.
  • Board Development and Training 
  • Goal Setting 
  • Project Planning 
  • Leadership Recruitment 
  • Performance Evaluation 
  • Meeting and Conference Call Planning 
  • Records and Archives Maintenance
Membership Services
Engagement and innovative marketing techniques serve as the basis for AMR's membership development success. AMR will maximize participation and growth, and we have the experience to guide your organization towards fulfillment and sustainability of its membership objectives.
  • Membership Analysis 
  • Benefit Structure Review 
  • Non-Dues Revenue Campaigns 
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Engagement Solutions 
  • Database Management
Financial Management
Our experienced team is poised to help your organization ensure stability through a complete range of long- and short-term planning, reporting and oversight capabilities. 
  • Develop and Implement Internal Controls to Safeguard Client Assets 
  • Budgeting and Planning 
  • Investment Strategy Development and Implementation 
  • Long-Term Goal Analysis 
  • Monthly Financial Statements and Custom Reporting 
  • IRS Compliance and Reporting 
  • Annual Audit and Independent Third Party CPA Reviews 
  • Insurance Policy Oversight
Developing diverse funding sources is increasingly important for professional and trade associations. AMR tackles non-dues revenue requirements by offering a complete range of fundraising and development services.
  • Solicitation and Coordination of Sponsorships 
  • Grant Writing 
  • Donor and Customer Relationship Management 
  • Funding Compliance Oversight 
  • Coordination of Administrative and Accounting Controls