If you’re able to bring collective knowledge back to your association’s board, you’ll be instrumental in helping them succeed.
Brandi Gerew, CAE, the senior association manager of Capitol Hill Management Services, Inc., got her start at the YMCA.
Brandi Gerew, CAE, says every job she’s held—from working with children to working with association boards—has required effective listening skills. “Sometimes you may think you know exactly what they need, but be sure to listen,” she says. “That’s where you’ll find the opportunities for growth.” A glimpse at her career journey:
A Working History
2001 – 2002: Children’s Gymnastics Coach at YMCA
2007 – 2008: Office Manager at StrikeIron
2008 – 2010: Accounting Specialist/Office Manager at Sunquest Information Systems
2010 – 2016: Association Manager/Accounting Specialist at Association Management, Inc.
2016 -: Senior Association Manager at Capitol Hill Management Services, Inc.