We clarify your vision. We guide your leadership. We direct resources and drive change. Simply put, we guide your association or nonprofit toward success–however that may look for you.
TMG is an accredited association management company. Partner with us and we will shoulder the responsibilities and challenges of running your organization so that you can concentrate on realizing your association’s vision.
Ben Markens founded The Markens Group, Inc. in 1988 as a boutique consulting practice, in which he introduced The Markens Method,™ a simplified yet sophisticated management tool once reserved for Fortune 500 companies that helps smaller organizations accomplish their goals by focusing on strategic management, operational excellence, profit planning, and job costing.... Read More
For over fifteen years, Lou has assisted clients with their strategic planning and project management needs. Lou focuses on facilitating, team building, and training.... Read More
Jennie is a certified Master Executive Coach and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with fifteen years experience working with individuals and groups. She has also taught and supervised in a Master’s degree program for the past eight years. Jennie is here to help, whether through team building or working with an individual executive to hone tools that motivate and inspire.... Read More
Nicole Miller, Director of Marketing and Communications / 413-686-9193 / [email protected] A creative thinker with keen problem solving skills, Nicole creates marketing plans and other tactical strategies for our clients. Her targeted and innovative campaigns elicit engagement and action, and are key to driving membership growth and improving retention. “Associations should be run like a successfulNicole … Read More... Read More
Director of Industry Benchmarking
Our resident benchmarking expert, Brian creates industry data reports that help clients run their organizations effectively. When it comes to developing actionable industry insights, look no further than Brian Chaisson.
Susan keeps the books in tiptop shape and ensures smooth sailing in the office. With her diligence and keen eye for numbers, she provides unparalleled financial management and reporting services.... Read More
If clients or a staff member has a question, Eddie will uncover the answer. A savvy problem-solver, Eddie fields member requests and concerns, and also shores up IT and website management initiatives.... Read More
Brian helps our clients say exactly what they need to say. By crafting a number of written marketing and communications materials, he helps to develop and disseminate impactful messaging and branding strategies.... Read More
Donna French Dunn, CAE is an association executive with more than 30 years’ experience. From communications and membership to conferences and governance, Donna’s association career brings a breadth and depth of knowledge available to Markens Group clients.... Read More
Jim Sotiropoulos, Executive Director / 413-686-9185 / [email protected] Jim leads the charge with strategic and operational responsibility for membership recruitment, engagement, and business expansion programs. He’s an enthusiastic and passionate communicator with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures, and brings years of experience in organization management to the TMG team.... Read More