Our People

Mark Bennett, CAE, IOM

Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Mark Bennett has more than two decades of association management experience with multiple state and national trade and professional associations. He has helped organizations implement and evaluate strategies to increase performance and communications with their industry stakeholders. Mark has extensive experience with associations in a variety of industries including health care, insurance, real estate, building maintenance and access, lawn care, sports turf, turfgrass maintenance, travel and tourism and product design. He has held his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation since 2004. He is a Past President of the Ohio Society of Association Executives and a recipient of the Forty Under 40 Award from the Association Forum of Chicagoland. Mark holds a Certificate in Non Profit Organization Management from the US Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Ohio University.

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Lori Landry

Events Director
Lori Landry has nearly 20 years association management experience with state trade and professional association events including trade shows, conferences, seminars, field days and most recently, online education. She has extensive experience in association event planning as well as onsite management for an event facility. Lori has vast experience in negotiating vendor contracts, continuing education submissions with state agencies, vendor and advertiser solicitation and Board support.

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Andrea Reichman

Communications Manager
Andrea has worked in association management for more than 10 years. She has expertise in various facets such as lobbying, membership development, budgeting, marketing, communications and event planning. As Communication Manager, Andrea handles all marketing  and communications efforts including social media, print and electronic newsletters and websites. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Miami University Relations, Master’s Degree in Marketing from Franklin University .

Linda Ganger

Member Services Manager
Linda Ganger is an innovative professional with more than 11 years of association management, corporate and sports organization development experience on a national level. She has extensive experience in strategic planning, membership development, fundraising, event execution as well as onsite event management. Linda is an active member of the Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE) and Meeting Professional Association (MPI). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University in Marketing.

Sharon Erichsen

Client Membership Coordinator
Sharon Erichsen  has more than 11 years working with state, international and national trade and professional associations providing administrative, event, membership and communications support. She has multiple decades of customer services experience in both office and retail settings.

Erika Levine

Erika Levine has more than six years bookkeeping experience with small- business service-based industries. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California Berkeley and bookkeeping certification from Columbus State. She is QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor Online.