Our Mission:

Creating stronger communities and human connections
to enhance global society.

The Talley Management Group Story

We're Talley Management Group

Since our founding in 1987, Talley Management Group has been dedicated to becoming an industry-leading Association Management Company. Based on the vision of founders Bob and Gregg Talley, the team at TMG provides associations and nonprofit organizations with full-service and customizable solutions to facilitate growth and expansion.

With more than 30 years of experience in the association management space, we’re confident that we can deliver on our promises with our passionate staff of more than 50 team members and 18 full-service management client-partners.


Working together to provide associations and organizations with expert resources solutions to further their missions and goals.

While we work tirelessly to promote our client-partners societies and not-for-profit organizations, we also love working together. Our hardworking, talented team is always on the lookout for how we can better our clients and ourselves while having fun (think: lunch and learns, in-office chair yoga sessions and a bring your favorite four-legged friend to work days).

Our Core Values

  • Building Strong Connections
  • Communicate Proactively
  • Continue to Learn and Share our Knowledge
  • Demonstrate Integrity by Doing What’s Right
  • Approach Each Task with Innovation and an Open Mind
  • Support an Environment Where Professional and Personal Goals are Shared, Encouraged, and Achieved
  • Serve with Passion and Pride

Meet The Talley Management Group Senior Leadership

Bringing a strategic vision for the future from our team to yours.

President and CEO

Gregg H. Talley, CAE, FASAE

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Chief Operating Officer

Joe Sapp, MBA, CAE

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Chief Financial Officer

Diann Furfaro, CPA

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Director of Marketing and Communications

Lauren Schoener-Gaynor

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Director of Event Strategy and Development

Derrick Johnson, DES, CMP

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Director of Association Management Services

Chuck Sapp, CPA, CAE

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Director of TMG Association Solutions Consulting

Tim Bower, CAE

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Associate Division Director of Association Management Services

Ethan Gray, CAE

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Director of Client Accounting

Ed Gorman

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Corporate Secretary and Treasurer of Talley Management Group, Inc.

MaryRuth Talley

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Our Team

Account Executive

Lauren Small

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Account Executive - SCMR

Brent Schwartz

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Account Executive

Melissa Baldwin, CAE

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Account Executive

Kristin Burke, CMP

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Staff Accountant

Samantha Clement

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Account Executive

Donna Colavita

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Client Director of Operations and Meetings

Cheryl Gallagher, CMP

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Executive Director of the American Migraine Foundation (AMF)

Nim Lalvani

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Associate Congress Manager/Meeting Manager

Stephanie Moyer

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CEO, American Headache Society (AHS)

Howard Rosen

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Meeting Manager

Wendy Stevens

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Account Executive

Andrea Taylor

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Account Executive

Leslie Teris, JD, CAE

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Meeting and Events Manager

Maripat Traino

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