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Rebranding Story: from SAMI to ARC

My personal background is in design; through high school and college I had a singular goal: to work in pre-press for a printing company. Like many of my esteemed colleagues, I came into the Association Management realm by fortunate happenstance, but my love for color and design elements never left me. Every time a client […]

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ARC Emerges – 2020

MILWAUKEE, WI, January 2020 –– Jennifer Rzepka, CAE is excited to announce the ownership change and rebranding of Svinicki Association Management, Inc. (SAMI) to Association Resource Center, Inc. (ARC). Rzepka has been working with the company for twenty years, for the past five years as 50% owner while purchasing the company from former business partner […]

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Empty Your Cup

There’s a famous proverb that is observed by some of the most respected leaders in your life. It sounds so simple, yet can be so difficult: Empty Your Cup. A scholar visited a Zen master for enlightenment and advice. It was quickly obvious the scholar was full of his own opinions and knowledge. He interrupted […]

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Jane A. Svinicki, CAE

More Associations Turn to AMCs To Solve Problems

Since I started my own association management company more than 30 years ago, I have worked hard to advance the concept of AMCs and discuss how we can provide a significant advantage to associations by offering expertise, experienced staff, and connections to resources and cost savings. Now more than ever before, I believe AMCs are […]

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Jane Trailblazer Award 2018

Jane A. Svinicki, CAE Receives 2018 Governor’s Trailblazer Award

Milwaukee, WI (May 23, 2018) – Jane A. Svinicki, CAE, President, Svinicki Association Management Inc., (ARC), received the Wisconsin Governor’s Trailblazer Award on May 23, 2018 at the Wisconsin State Capitol. The Trailblazer Awards honor the rich legacy and economic impact of women’s business ownership in Wisconsin’s economy. Jane was recognized in the Business Pioneer Award […]

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Volunteer

National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018

One third of Americans are part of an association community. Every year millions of people donate personal time and resources to make the world a better place. As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, I encourage all association professionals to reflect on the dues dollars, countless hours away from their families and the intellectual property that […]

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Jane A. Svinicki, CAE

Jane A. Svinicki, CAE to receive 2018 Governor’s Trailblazer Award

Milwaukee, WI (April 4, 2018) – Jane A. Svinicki, CAE, President, Svinicki Association Management Inc., (ARC), is among 17 women selected for 2018 Wisconsin Governor’s Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business. Trailblazer Awards honor the rich legacy and economic impact of women’s business ownership in Wisconsin’s economy. Jane A. Svinicki, CAE, along with two others, will […]

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Social Media Management on the Go

Social media is constantly evolving. The landscape of social media has changed drastically over the years to match the needs of its users and stakeholders. As social media platforms have changed to adapt to user’s needs, the number of users has also increased. Facebook alone has over 2.13 billion monthly active users. With so many […]

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First Time at ASAE

I have been in the Association Management world for just under a year, and one question is always constant: What is Association Management? Friends and family ask when I tell them my job title, and even experts with years of experience in this field still wonder the depths and many paths within it. With the […]

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Four Ways to Overcome Procrastination

We live in the age of procrastination. There are so many distractions at our fingertips on our computers and phones that it can overwhelm us during our work time. We all encounter projects that are difficult to start or that we try to avoid at all costs. Here are some steps you can take to […]

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