Our experienced association management executives provide solutions for non-profit, professional or trade organizations. Learn more about our staff and their areas of expertise below.
DENISE – President/CEO
Denise has more than 30 years of management experience including general management and marketing management for both profit and nonprofit entities. She has served in multiple executive committee, Board-level and Executive Director roles for nonprofits for more than sixteen years. She has a management degree from Boston College, has won numerous design awards and is published nationally and internationally. She currently serves on multiple Boards for nonprofit entities.
LIZ – Controller
In her accounting career to date, Liz Kutz has proven to be a detail-oriented, client-focused professional with particular talents for troubleshooting and balancing troubled accounts. She has worked in both public and private accounting, has performed cash audit procedures, and has managed and maintained payroll and tax records for clients. Liz has a friendly, outgoing personality and a drive to make sure schedules are met. Liz applies her knowledge and attention to detail to manage our client finances on a day-to-day basis and looks for ways to improve long-term financial health.
ROY – VP of IT
Roy has over 20 years of IT, website development and back-end, infrastructure programming experience. His responsibilities include managing client IT projects, the company’s IT infrastructure, network engineering and administration, and development of database applications for the web, security administration, member management and event management.
MICHAEL – VP of Client Relations/Senior Association Manager
Mike attended Seton Hall University, where he majored in Marketing and was a member of the varsity golf and basketball teams. Mike has held a variety of management positions throughout his career, including a Director position with Tiffany & Co., and as General Manager with the world’s largest Minuteman Press organization. He also has more than 10 years of nonprofit Board and event management experience.
ROBERT – Senior Association Manager
Robert has over 25 years of association management experience in medical and religious nonprofits. He has held the positions of director of administration, executive director, secretary, and project coordinator with six associations during his career. Additionally, Robert has been involved over the last 20 years in community service for the St. Vincent De Paul Society. He has Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology and Philosophy from Marquette University.
ALEX – Association Manager/Certification Specialist
Alex excels at his numerous roles. Two of his primary roles include association management and certification management. With many years of inside sales and customer service experience, Alex knows what it takes to serve the needs of a client and get the job done. He holds a degree in Business Marketing and uses his many years of experience in marketing communications and trade show planning to produce professional, results-oriented events and campaign programs.
JANET – Association Manager
Janet has more than 20 years experience in corporate and nonprofit marketing, promotions, event and project management. Applying a strong work ethic, she manages teams and accomplishes more than expected. She received her BA in Advertising/Public Relations with a minor in Business Marketing from UW-Oshkosh. She frequently volunteers for local charities.
BECKY- Sponsorship & Sales Director
Becky has over 17 years of experience in sales, sponsorships and events. She also is the Coordinator for a non-profit, Royal Family Kids Club. Previously, she worked in the advertising sales field. During this time, she was responsible for generating sponsorships for different events, conferences and award dinners. She has a well rounded background in all forms of advertising and marketing. Her day-to-day tasks involve helping clients discover marketing opportunities related to upcoming conferences and publications through growth and development of sponsorship and advertising revenue. She prides herself on her ability to think outside the box to help her customer’s achieve their goals. She highly values customer service and always focuses on providing the best service to her customers. Becky looks forward to helping clients achieve their sales goals and tailoring packages for them.
KAYLA – Communications Specialist
Kayla provides expertise in writing, project management and publications. She has a BA in Writing Intensive English from Marquette University and received her start in the world of writing as a copywriter for Kohl’s Corporation. Kayla supports our clients on content development, website updates, email communications and publications in addition to keeping projects on task.
SEDRICK – Accountant
He has more than 10 years of experience in both the private and public accounting sector. He is very detail oriented and enjoys solving accounting issues for clients. Serving our clients is his #1 priority. His outgoing attitude and friendly personality makes our clients feel comfortable interacting with him.
STEPHANIE – Graphic Designer
Stephanie oversees graphic design projects and brings expertise from her 7 years of experience as a graphic designer for marketing agencies in southeastern Wisconsin. She graduated from UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts with a BFA in Graphic Design and a Minor in Business Marketing. She supports our clients with branding, web design, and a variety of print design, such as direct mailers, print ads, brochures, posters, packaging, product specification sheets and tradeshow designs and displays.
NICOLE – Membership Coordinator/Member Services Specialist
Nicole is known for her detail-oriented approach to work. She handles a variety of membership questions, maintains the membership database and processes new and returning members. Nicole maintains great member relations with her outgoing personality and professional demeanor. She is always willing to go the extra mile to keep members happy. She is focused on customer satisfaction. She prides herself on caring about our clients first and foremost. She handles email and phone services for members, solves inquiries regarding membership and events and assists with conference planning and registration.
SHANNON – AM Administrator
Quality is Shannon’s number one priority when working on conference planning and other projects. She is also adept at organization and time management. Prior to her employment at AEG, she worked in customer relations at a large auto dealer for more than three years, where she assisted customers in setting appointments, tracked customer experience and followed up with surveys in sales and service. Client experience is Shannon’s main goal.
COURTNEY – Association Specialist
Courtney recently graduated from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing. With many years of customer’s service and sales experience, Courtney knows how to get the job done and goes above and beyond to serve the needs of clients. She has experience working at a communications and marketing agency and is excited to work closely with our clients.
RAVIN – Web Manager
Ravin oversees the development and execution of client websites. He is an expert in back-end programming and database functions. Ravin is able to maintain both a big picture and a detailed view of a site to ensure everything works properly and together. His sites are intuitive for the customer and functional for the company.
SRI – Web Developer
Sri develops and maintains websites. An expert in coding, he ensures that all client websites are not only highly technological, but also aesthetically pleasing. Sri provides expertise in making creative designs functional, as well as managing CSS and CMS systems. He prides himself on his attention to detail and being scrupulous so that no spot on a site is out of order.
JAY – Web Developer
Jay is our back-end programmer. He is extremely knowledgeable in web programming technologies. He works on the back-end of programming of our websites and develops mobile apps as well. He is skilled in Joomla and WordPress CMS systems and has the technical know-how to develop custom plug-ins for websites as well.
Wegner brings decades of experience serving many industries, including the nonprofit sector. Their practice exclusively performs audits for non profits and also has a certified internal auditor, if needed, providing oversight of the internal control and operating structure of organizations.