President and CEO
A specialist in organizational management, Peter works with client Boards as an active participant in the leadership team. His sought after advice and guidance promotes association leaders to set their vision, achieve their potential and engage members in their ecosystem.
An association management professional for over 16 years, Peter uses his contagious enthusiasm to create a renewed sense of purpose and a rejuvenated work spirit for our clients and the AMI Team.
Peter holds a Master in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology. He successfully completed the Organizational Management program from Dale Carnegie in 1984 and the world-renown Customer Service training program offered by the Walt Disney World Company in 1989.
“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.”
Meetings & Events Planner
For over seven years, Erin was a member of the executive management team for the Maryland Historical Society where she served as Chief Programming Officer. During her tenure, she was responsible for all education and visitor experiences, cultivated private donors, handled grant writing and targeted event promotion.
Erin spent two years with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as Education Outreach Coordinator where, among other things, she assisted with the development and delivery of arts integrated curriculum with the Baltimore City Public Schools. Recently, Erin served as President of the Youth’s Benefit Elementary School PTA, the largest in Harford County, where she planned and executed fundraising campaigns and advocacy events. Among her volunteer experience was fundraising for the Fallston Rec Sports program through silent auctions, bazars, and bull roasts.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Communications & Social Media Director
As our Communications and Social Media Director, Julia is the voice for Association Matters Inc. and for our clients. She comes to us with over six years of experience in marketing and customer service. You can find her tweeting, posting and sharing photos and updates giving our viewers a lens into our office world and giving members a face to their association. Julia holds a B.A in Communication from McDaniel College.
“People are social. Social IS people.”
Communications & Social Media Assistant
During the summer of 2018, Andrew served our AMI Team as an intern with a focus on social media, through our Connect & Engage product, and e-Communications. He quickly became acclimated to the Wild Apricot system to assist us in our communications effort following his research of industries, topics, speakers and thought-leaders. Andrew is a junior at Towson University where he majors in Mass Communications.
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
Constantinos (Gus) Bacas
IT and Network Administrator
Constantinos graduated from Drew University with a Bachelors degree in Biology. He has worked as an IT consultant for multiple small businesses and medical practices. He is proud to be a part of the Association Matters, Inc. team and looks forward to supporting their technology needs in the future.
Allison Hepp is a senior at Lebanon Valley College, double majoring in Audio & Music Production and Music Business. Ally is interning at Association Matters Inc. in the spring of 2019 to complete her Music Business degree and gain more experience in event planning. During her college career, she worked for the audiovisual department, which offered the opportunity to work countless events of every scale. She was also president of VALE Music Group, a student-run, non-profit LLC that hosted an annual Media Industries Conference. She gained exposure to the world of planning events with this conference, along with hosting music festivals, booking shows, and working with other non-profits and organizations.
“Do what you love, and you’ll always love what you do.”