Meet Our Team

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 Professionals 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.

Lori Landry

Events Director

Lori Landry has more than 20 years association management experience with state trade and professional association events, including trade shows, conferences, seminars, virtual events, 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.

Andrea Reichman, CAE

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 and a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Franklin University.

Sharon Erichsen

Client Membership Coordinator
Sharon Erichsen has more than 12 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.

Mandy Aquilina, JD

Managing Director

Mandy Aquilina has more than 20 years of association management experience working with a variety of state and national organizations. She has extensive experience in continuing education trainings, including both in-person and webinar events and conferences. Mandy holds a Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. 

Erika Levine


Erika Levine has more than eight 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 a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor.

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