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It Takes a Village, But It Also Takes Associations

It Takes a Village, But It Also Takes Associations

It Takes a Village, But It Also Takes Associations As an association management company, Grau & Associates is a proud member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).  Just as there is an association for snow mobile enthusiasts, back yard bird...

Associations as Advocates & Their “Unified” Voice

Associations as Advocates & Their “Unified” Voice

Associations as Advocates & Their “Unified” Voice Before I started an association management company I was a full time federal lobbyist.  Before that, I was Majority Counsel to the US Senate Subcommittee on Employment and Training.  I’ve been lobbied by...

The Technical (OUTSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association

The Technical (OUTSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association

The Technical (OUTSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association My last blog post titled, “The Technical (INSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association,” was a deeper dive into the nuts and bolts of beginning an association beyond conceptualization.  Specifically, the post...

The Technical (INSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association

The Technical (INSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association

The Technical (INSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association Not long ago, I published a blog post titled, “Starting an Association:  Its Easier Than You Think.”  It was a quick look at conceptualizing an association.  The last paragraph, however, may have...

A New Congress, Associations, & Earmarks

A New Congress, Associations, & Earmarks

A New Congress, Associations, & Earmarks Creating public policy is as much a science as an art.  It requires creativity, trial and error, finesse, and sometimes bull-headed determination.  On January 3rd a refreshed group of artisan/scientists will...

The Technical (OUTSIDE) Steps of Starting an Association

Starting An Association: It’s Easier Than You Think

Starting An Association: It's Easier Than You Think There are many reasons to start a trade association:  networking, assuring best practices, leveraging several voices to reach an industry-wide goal.  The concept alone, however, is daunting.  Even within the same...

“Grau & Associates not only helpedestablish APPS, it has also been instrumental in growing the association.”

Greg Gbur
Association of Professional Pipeline Surveyors

“When Grau & Associates began workingwith our association its first order of business was evaluating our finances and immediately finding ways to strengthen our fiscal position.”

Steve Strnisha
Invest in the United States of America

“Grau & Associates expertly walked us(and continues to shepherd IoTEA) through (these) requirements, record keeping, and compliance. G&A is an invaluable resource.”

Greg Puschnigg
Internet of Things Energy Association

“We were so satisfied with G&A’s ability tohelp us (do so), Aaron is now a member of the LRC board! We highly recommend his services.”

Shad Henderson
Neighborhood Allies

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“Grau & Associates not only helpedestablish APPS, it has also been instrumental in growing the association.”

Greg Gbur
Association of Professional Pipeline Surveyors

“When Grau & Associates began workingwith our association its first order of business was evaluating our finances and immediately finding ways to strengthen our fiscal position.”

Steve Strnisha
Invest in the United States of America

“Grau & Associates expertly walked us(and continues to shepherd IoTEA) through (these) requirements, record keeping, and compliance. G&A is an invaluable resource.”

Greg Puschnigg
Internet of Things Energy Association

“We were so satisfied with G&A’s ability tohelp us (do so), Aaron is now a member of the LRC board! We highly recommend his services.”

Shad Henderson
Neighborhood Allies

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