Association Management Professionals 

Meetings and Project Assistant

Julia Dacey provides administrative support, interacts with association leaders and assist in the planning and execution of up to 25 state, regional and international meetings per year as well association development and support services.

Meet the Associates 

Program Manager

Laura Preston works with each of the five associations managed by Flaherty Associates. She is involved in project management, committee and board administration, event & registration management, e-newsletter preparation, financial management, meeting and conference planning and implementation, website maintenance and content development, member surveys, recruitment and retention. 


Catherine Flaherty is the president and founder of Flaherty Associates. Ms. Flaherty, a Certificate of Association Executive (CSA) designee, has extensive executive management experience having served for 30 years in the association management industry. She started Flaherty Associates, an AMC, in 2007.  Currently Flaherty Associates manages the full-service operations for five associations.

Professional Service Consultants

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Joseph Samra
(401) 440-0029

Filemaker Database

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Jeff Scornavacca
(508) 889-8476

Richard B. Arscott
Systems Consulting – Network Engineering

Web Architecture & Development
(617) 930-7026

Financial Services

Guinan & Associates CPA

Cheryl Guinan

508 285-0015