At the launch, the SBI Chair Alope Pardee said, “We are excited about this opportunity to expand our reach and welcome the L&M team and customers to SBI. The additional leadership expertise and experience this merger brings will only amplify our impact. The merger adds a variety of national association clients in the technology and healthcare sectors to SBI’s current portfolio of regional, national and international associations.
“This merger is part of our overall strategy to strengthen this important sector,” says Craig Leach, Founder and CEO of Collegium. “We continue to be interested in CMAs looking to join the ranks of Collegium to further deepen and expand the services we offer.”
Chairman and CEO of L&M Michael LoBueCAE, will transition to a new role at Collegium, while Michel Majdalany, CAE, vice president and chief operating officer of L&M will become the general manager of SBI’s office in San Francisco. Majdalany said, “Joining SBI will allow us to expand both the depth and breadth of services we provide to our clients, while providing the same personalized attention and association expertise that L&M is known for.
SBI will continue to operate independently, with expanded resources available through Collegium. In the long term, Collegium will explore opportunities to integrate operations with the goal of improving and expanding services to the association community as a whole.
Collegium is the private parent company that selects the best professional services firms exclusively serving the nonprofit sector. Collegium’s partner companies provide unparalleled integrated consulting services to nonprofits around the world. Collegium is organized into five pillars of professional services: fundraising; management & strategy; talent recruitment and development; brand image and communication; and technology and data.
For more information, visit www.collegiumpartners.com
About SBI Association Management
SBI Association Management is known for providing innovative technology solutions, marketing, event management, financial and executive services to manage and grow member-based professional societies and associations. For more than 40 years, SBI has provided strategic advice and managed the day-to-day operations of its client organizations so that their members can prosper.
For more information, visit www.sbims.com.
Management of the LoBue & Majdalany association
LoBue & Majdalany (L&M) has helped various groups of trade associations and industry professional societies reach their full potential for 29 years. L&M has provided essential advice, guidance and services to associations to meet their management and operational needs and has been a Charter Accredited AMC since 2004.
SOURCECollegium Holdings, Inc.