Skip to main content

Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists

Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists logo

WSSA is SBI’s first client, with us since 1981. We are extremely proud of this partnership with more than 1,000 members. SBI’s Louise S. Miller, MA, CAE has served as WSSA’s Executive Director since 2008. The organization has an active program to engage residents and co-hosts an annual meeting with their anesthesia neighbors in British Columbia, sharing best practices across the border. Politically very active on the state and national level, we provide services to support those efforts and manage their PAC. Their three conferences each year are well supported by the solid number of exhibitors whose relationships we nourish.

Small green shape with four sides icon
Partner Since: 1981
Small green shape with four sides icon
Geographic Reach: State
Small green shape with four sides icon
Services Provided: Event Management, Executive Director, Financial Management, Marketing & Communications, Member Services, Technology Solutions

Related Resources

About Our Clients

Find more related client content and the industries we serve by navigating to Our Clients page. 

Learn more!

Graphic of networking representation

Our team does it all, and does it well!
All under one roof.

Our Blog

Find news and helpful industry updates on our blog.

Read more!

Man leading a group meeting in a glass conference room
Green shape with four sides icon

From Our Clients

What They’re Saying

For us, as a small organization of two staff members, SBI is able to increase our impact around our mission and effectively support us in the areas of finance, marketing & communication and event planning.

Shoshanna Sumka, Executive DirectorIndependent Schools Experiential Education Network

SBI took the management reins for our organization well into our annual conference planning cycle when our predecessor provider terminated relations unexpectedly. The SBI team hit the ground running and demonstrated superior flexibility and support to make the conference a success... and they have only built upon that success since.

Mark Patterson, Conference Committee Co ChairInternational Ombuds Association

WOW – just WOW!! I have been through a lot of conferences and conference planning, and I have to say—this was an extraordinary experience. I don’t know what it felt like behind the scenes but from where I sat, it was flawless. You all do better work than organizations twice this size with twice the number of staff. I am amazed and honored to work with you!

Ellen Miller, Executive DirectorInternational OMBUDS Association

Having SBI’s assistance and expertise has been critical to our organization’s growing success and in meeting the needs of members to connect and share information with one another.

Gina Galluppi, Newsletter EditorAssociation of Donor Relations Professionals

SBI's technical expertise, professionalism, responsiveness, organizational strength and depth, attention to detail and support has contributed to the quality trainings offered to our members.

Lori Cummings, Professional Development ChairWashington Recreation & Park Association

Working with SBI has provided increased capacity for the Board to focus on setting direction because now our leadership has the time to strategize on the future of a fast-changing profession.

Julie Bostian, Past PresidentAssociation of Donor Relations Professionals

During the first year...we were able to establish a solid relationship that truly has been fruitful...We look forward to continuing our important work in partnership with the SBI team.

Marcia Martínes-Helfman, Past PresidentInternational OMBUDS Association

The board meeting was fabulous. I think the diversity session was very well-received. The strategic planning session was great and gave us concrete strategic areas to work on going forward.

Teresa Costantinidis, PresidentWestern Association of College and University Business Officers

We love working with SBI! Preparing for and running our annual conference is made simple and straight forward due to their expertise.

Mousa Shamonki, PresidentPacific Coast Reproductive Society

I highly recommend SBI to any association seeking outside management.

Paul Dudley, VP FinancePacific Coast Reproductive Society

Delightful group with whom to work. Has gone to great lengths to understand, assimilate and coordinate the process of our Society.

Charles Coddington, Board MemberPacific Coast Reproductive Society

SBI has a "Team" approach and mentality in dealing with IOA. They go the extra mile in working with the various committees and leadership on tasks, projects, and strategy. It has proven for me to be a very comfortable relationship and one that adds value in ways that IOA has long needed.

Chuck HowardInternational OMBUDS Association

We've appreciated SBI's guidance, support, expertise, competence, kindness, and professionalism these past two years. We know that CERF 2023 is not your only client, but it sure seemed like we were. Without fail, you were immediately responsive to all of our many questions and requests. We also appreciated your positively and can-do attitudes. We think that if you had a motto, it would be, "Yes, let's make this happen!" Thanks in no small part to you, CERF 2023 is actually happening, and we know it will be a success.

John Rybczyk and John CallawayCERF 2023 Conference Chairs

Featured Clients