Ep 23: Simplifying the Road to Excellence

Perfection through simplification is never easy, but this is what our guest, Garth Jordan, CEO of American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), is advocating for at his organization. For this episode, Sherry and Garth talk about simplifying the association business model through redirection of resources and elimination of visions that are not aligned with the association’s core purpose. Stay tuned!


Ep 22: Driving Value to Increase Member Engagement

This week, let’s dive into member engagement and what future membership will look like. Sherry Budziak, .orgSource Founder and CEO, interviews Tom Morrison, CEO of Metal Treating Institute Management, about membership challenges and opportunities, as well as insight on how they successfully managed their association’s first in-person event, while making sure attendees feel comfortable and reassured.




Ep 21: Organic Collaborations to Fuel Growth

In this episode, we shine light on how associations can encourage organic collaborations that often result in happy, fruitful partnerships. Tune in to .orgSource CEO and Founder Sherry Budziak and American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) CEO Paul Markowski as they discuss this opportunity and other ways on how the association industry can set a new course and think progressively in this unprecedented times.



Ep 20: Relearning How to Build the Wheel of the Future

Stop. Listen. And Learn. These are the first steps that Ken Slaw, Executive Director for the Society of Vascular Surgery, did to realign his thoughts on how to go forward in the midst of the pandemic. Come tune in as .orgSource Founder and CEO Sherry Budziak interviews Ken on how he managed to implement new programs and discovered new initiatives that moved his organization forward despite the less-than-ideal business landscape.


Ep 19: Resilient Leadership in Challenging Times

This week’s episode shines light on resilient leadership and evolving workplace culture as Sherry Budziak, .orgSource Founder and CEO, interviews Bill Bruce, CEO of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Listen and learn how Bill positioned ACOEM for success and his thoughts on why flexibility and receptivity to change remains key for continuous progress.



Ep 17: Strengthening Partnerships in the Digital Age

This week we continue our conversation about association sponsorships and the role that technology plays in it. Join Kevin Ordonez, President and Managing Director of Digital Strategy at .orgSource, as he interviews subject-matter expert Scott Oser, President of Scott Oser Associates. If you’re an association struggling to find support or you’re finding ways to have a better relationship with your partners, then this episode is worth a listen. Join the discussion and learn more.

Ep 16: The Evolving Landscape of Association Sponsorship

In this episode, Kevin Ordonez, .orgSource President and Managing Director of Digital Strategy, interviews Lewis Flax, President of Flax Associates, on the changing landscape of association sponsorship. Find out what’s hot and what’s not, what sponsors REALLY want, and how your organization can best cater to your partners – all these and more so make sure to hit the play button!

Ep 15: The Impact of Open Access and Other Publishing Trends on Associations

#newepisodealert! For this #podcast episode, Sharon Rice, Managing Director of Business Strategy at .orgSource, is joined by .orgSource Senior Consultant Stephen Welch. For over 25 years as a senior association leader, Stephen has successfully navigated the rapidly changing publishing industry and is here today to talk about the impact of open access and other publishing trends on the association world.

Ep 14: Partnering to Advance in a Post-Pandemic World

After a year and a half living in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. But the big question is, what’s on the other side? What changes are going to reverse and what changes are going to stick? Join .orgSource Managing Director of Business Strategy Sharon Rice and Association for Supply Management CEO Abe Eshkenazi as they discuss what associations need to advance in a post-pandemic world.