Seattle, WA – July 1, 2019
SBI, a Seattle-based association management company, is proud to announce the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) as its newest full-service association management client.
WACUBO provides business officers in the western region opportunities to develop professionally, to identify solutions for issues affecting higher education, and to share their expertise with their colleagues. Their membership includes institutions in 14 western United States, three Canadian Provinces, Mexico and other Pacific Rim nations. WACUBO is one of four regional associations (Central, Eastern, Southern, Western) making up the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). NACUBO is headquartered in Washington DC, and is well known for its informational resources and professional representations of the needs and interests of higher education.
“SBI is honored to partner with WACUBO and to support their mission and vision.,” said Marlis Korber, President, SBI Association Management. “WACUBO is a highly successful association and it has done so at the tremendous work of hundreds of volunteers. We look forward to the merger of WACUBO’s volunteer energy with our services to maintain and strengthen the remarkable culture they have.”
WACUBO President Teresa Constantindis said of the new partnership, “The WACUBO Board of Directors is excited to be partnering with SBI to improve the quality of the WACUBO member experience. We selected SBI in part because of the team’s extensive and successful experience serving other similar member-based professional organizations. Their focus on helping WACUBO with operational tasks, from annual conference and event management to board meeting administration and web site support frees up our member-volunteers to engage in the mission-critical components of program content and engagement opportunities that our members so value.”
As the largest association management company (AMC) in the Pacific Northwest, 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 30 years, SBI has provided strategic counsel and managed the day-to-day of its client organizations so their members can thrive.