Our Team

Grau & Associates offers a team of highly skilled subject matter experts, who bring their experience and talents to bear on every project we pursue, adapting to the specific needs of each association.

EXPERTS ON YOUR SIDE

Our team has discipline-specific skill sets in each of the following the areas:

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Governance, Board Management, & Executive Directorship

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Legal & Tax; Finance & Budgeting

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Communications, Marketing, & Social Media

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Human Resources

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Membership Development

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Event Management, Advocacy

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…and more

As a team, we insist on communication, quality, efficiency, transparency, and prioritizing our clients’ needs and aspirations. 

Grau & Associates assures an association’s streamlined and optimized daily operations because a reliable business foundation empowers an association to confidently address its mission and priorities.

Then, to address these priorities head-on, Grau & Associates delivers “association think-tank” results through engagement, strategy development, and execution. We generate innovative and timely solutions for associations seeking to begin, expand, or recalibrate. 

Throughout our process, we work to integrate with your existing team to collaborate and achieve your desired results.

Aaron Grau

Aaron Grau

President

Aaron reestablished Grau & Associates, LLC in Pittsburgh after first starting the firm in Alexandria, Virginia.  Before creating his own Pittsburgh based company, Mr. Grau directed Pittsburgh’s Duane Morris Government Strategies’ federal government affairs… Read bio
Tim Hindes

Tim Hindes

Marketing, Communications, & Social Media

With a career spanning sales, marketing, strategy, nonprofit administration, communications, and entrepreneurship, Tim has a complete perspective on economic development through a marketing and communications lens. Tim has presented… Read bio
George McElwee

George McElwee

Lobbyist

George is a founding member and managing partner of Commonwealth Strategic Partners (CSP). George brings 20 years of experience to CSP having worked in both the public and private sectors… Read bio

Keith Pemrick

Keith Pemrick

Lobbyist

Keith is a founding member and managing partner of Commonwealth Strategic Partners (CSP). He brings 20 years of experience working with many facets of the political landscape, including in Congress and leading campaigns… Read bio

Thomas Kennedy

Thomas Kennedy

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Thomas ‘T.J.’ Kennedy is a licensed CPA in the state of Virginia and owner of Chesapeake Financial Corp. (CFC),  an accounting firm specializing in taxation, accounting, financial reporting, and management advisory services… Read bio

“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

Who We Are

Our Team

“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

Our Process is Different

We are here for you every part of your association's journey. Learn more about our process.

Let’s Collaborate

We embrace each new opportunity to collaborate, prioritizing your association’s needs, values, aspirations, and vision. Contact us today to let us know how we can help.