Association Independent Management (AIM) is a Pennsylvania-based association management company (AMC) that offers specialized, cost-effective, approaches to servicing the unique needs of associations, professional societies or nonprofit organizations.
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AIM, a limited liability corporation, is owned and backed by the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®, which has been providing association management to its members for over 100 years and delivering the quality of service you would expect from such longevity. Created in 2012, AIM operates utilizing the industry’s best practices and tailors our services to suit your needs. We strive to provide exceptional customer service to each of our clients and work in partnership to make sure that we consistently exceed their expectations.
AIM offers five specialized, yet affordable, approaches to servicing the distinctive needs of your association, professional society or nonprofit organization. Each is supported by a team of experienced professionals who hold degrees in their fields and have decades of experience in association management.
See how AIM helped organizations succeed in 2021. Download the 2021 AIM Annual Report.
Leadership, Governance and Membership Support
Meetings and Event Management
AIM’s meeting planning connections extend nationally, connecting clients with cost-effective, high-quality venues designed to ensure the success of your meeting, convention, trade show or special event whether in-person or virtual. Our team also works to build successful relationships with your vendors and sponsors.
AIM’s team of financial experts is led by a chief financial officer supported by a team of experienced financial administrators with longstanding service records, and together has skillfully managed assets totaling more than $10 million and budgets in excess of $6 million.
AIM has a proven track record of significantly increasing client revenue and assets utilizing industry best practices, curtailing unnecessary client expenses, implementing cost-effective procedures, increasing membership dues and other sources of income.
AIM can help set the direction of your organization based on your vision, values and current and forecasted resources. We will help your leaders define how to successfully integrate those strategies into the overall culture of your organization in attainable steps. And if you need us, AIM will be there to design and execute each objective.
Communications and Public Relations
Resident experts in all things association and non-profit.
AIM is deliberate in all of its endeavors but never more than when it comes to hiring the right people. We intentionally seek team members who will earn trust, deliver outstanding quality, and build long-term relationships with our valued clients.
Jennifer Shockley, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of AIM, Jennifer provides association management services and strategic guidance to clients ranging from local organizations to global firms. Jennifer has more than 20 years of knowledge in governance, communications, financial management, education, legislative advocacy and grassroots development, strategic planning, survey writing and implementation, event planning, candidate campaign development, grant writing, and political action committee management.
Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree from Elizabethtown College and has earned the Certified Association Executive credential. She enjoys tennis and movies, and always appreciates a good pop culture reference.
Katina Madianos-Fiore, MPA
Association Services Manager
Katina has a strong background in government, nonprofit and association management, with 18 years of experience overseeing membership and member services, planning and executing special events, creating communications pieces, garnering corporate sponsorships, liaising with volunteers and committees, and organizing community relations projects. Prior to joining the AIM team, Katina worked with the Safer Buildings Coalition, a national nonprofit public safety trade association.
Katina has a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University and an MPA from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. Katina lives in the Philadelphia area and has two daughters, one dog and two guinea pigs.
Association Services Manager
Harry holds a bachelor’s degree in politics from Messiah College, and resides in Harrisburg. In his free time, you can find him testing new skills in the kitchen, or outside exploring all that our commonwealth has to offer.
Ryon is responsible for planning and executing memorable events for all AIM clients. She has a background in creating both corporate events and recreational experiences. Additionally, Ryon brings with her twelve years of business management and operational oversight, in both, the field of arts and design and logistics.
Ryon has a bachelor’s degree in business management from California State University, Long Beach. She is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma- an international business honor society. She lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia with her husband and three children. She is a self-proclaimed foodie with a passion for travel.
Betsy Albright, CPA
Vice President of Finance
Betsy is responsible for general oversight of the financial administration for AIM clients. Betsy has more than 30 years of experience in both public and private accounting, most recently as the chief financial officer of Harrisburg Dairies, Inc. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has earned the Certified Public Accountant credential.
Leigh is responsible for accounts receivable and accounts payable, invoicing, deposits, credit card payments and reconciliations in addition to various other financial duties.
Alex is responsible for answering phones, membership billing and database management, and being the admin go-to person.
Association Independent Management (AIM)
500 North 12th Street, Suite 110, Lemoyne, PA 17043