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About Us: Our People

The Anas team of professionals are experienced in their respective area within the management field. Our people are known for superior service to our partner association membership via professionalism, accuracy, flexibility, attention to details, deadlines and budget.

Peter AnasPresident & Executive Director - Peter Anas

Peter Anas is President of Anas Marketing & Management, Inc. He owns 100% of the company, incorporated in 1984. His experience as Executive Director is vast, giving great knowledge for strong leadership and association oversight. He has served as Executive Director for 5 different associations. His 30+ year experience in the marketing/communications field helps clients develop their strategic and marketing plans.

As a volunteer himself, he is currently and has been involved with several non-profits as a member, committee chairman and also Past President of a chapter-based, international organization. This experience from a member's perspective is extremely vital in understanding an organization's problems and solutions.

His training from Price Waterhouse accounting firm has proved invaluable for giving clients and staff insight into the business side of administering non-profit organizations. His many years involved with associations and business gives him the background to establish budgets and negotiate hotel and other vendor contracts.

He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Association Management Company Institute (AMCi). Peter's commitment to his clients is confirmed by the long tenure of his employees and client base. He and his family live in Potomac MD. He enjoys coaching and playing hockey and tennis and maintaining his yard!

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Clare KarpinskiMembership & Certification Director - Clare Karpinski

As our Membership & Certification Director, Clare's friendly, calm disposition allows her to be one of our key front-line contacts with the membership. In our membership department, she supervises our Coordinators on day-to-day membership services, including certification applications process, maintaining databases/files, membership mailings and much more. Clare is the main contact for our clients' member and potential member inquiries. Her pleasant and professional personality is a great asset as she works with committee chairmen, members and much more! As a Certified Coding specialist, her strong computer proficiency is demonstrated through overseeing membership records in several software databases, along with QuickBooks knowledge. In the certification area, she coordinates the intricate details of exam application processing. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Clare came to the US in 1980 and graduated from Elizabethtown College with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology major). She has proven to be a very reliable employee and continues to grow with us by coordinating newsletter content and other client projects.

Andrew KaffesGovernment Relations Director - Andrew Kaffes

Mr. Kaffes brings over 20 years of experience providing legislative and public affairs consulting to a diverse portfolio of clients in the sectors of medical research and public health, non-profit, victims' rights, energy and telecom. He has generated grass-tops and grass roots support for appropriations efforts, devised federal budget lobbying plans, analyzed legislation, organized meetings with members of Congress and the highest levels of government officials in Federal Agencies and coordinated Capitol Hill Day events. Andrew has submitted written testimony on behalf of clients that has been entered into the public record.

Marilyn LawlorAccounting - Marilyn Lawlor

Marilyn has been the accountant for both the company's corporate books and our association accounts for 13 years! She handles all accounting duties including monthly financial reports and any special reports required by clients. She earns high marks from auditors and clients for her 'on‑time" reports and up‑to‑date, accurate records. Marilyn is also the office manager. Her qualifications include being a QuickBooks® Professional Advisor program member with extensive expertise in establishing accounting systems for both large and small organizations. She has vast association knowledge due to her ten plus years in association management including membership, meetings, publications, and financial management.

Haleh BrandausArt Director - Haleh Brandaus

Our graphics department is managed by Haleh Brandaus with over 20 years of experience in graphic and web design and photography at ad agencies, design firms and in-house design departments. A passionate, inventive creator of innovative creative strategies, she develops effective, results-oriented communications with an emphasis on responding to the changing and growing needs of our clients. Haleh's department handles all designs, layout and oversees pre-press and printing production from quality control, all the way to the finished product.

Sharoon RomailE-Marketing Director - Sharoon Romail

Sharoon is a Full Stack WordPress Web Developer with over 12 years of WordPress development expertise. His professional experience includes bringing new and creative ideas to the project's UI/UX, then bringing them to life with HTML5, CSS3, and complicated backend architecture. He has worked for a number of different web development companies having created and implemented project scope and timeframes using the design-develop-deploy methodology. He combines extensive knowledge of both programming and design. He is the chief architect behind all of our Internet technology solutions; ensuring Anas clients leverage and maximize their websites’ and e-news opportunities and potential. He handles our e-newsletter production and web site design along with weekly site updates.

Georgia GiamalisProject & Social Media Manager - Georgia Giamalis

For 7 years, Georgia's role has grown throughout the company! Her strong computer proficiency has been demonstrated through maintaining membership records, while in the certification area, she has coordinated the intricate details of exam application processing. She has also coordinated member input for newsletters. With her digital marketing training and experience, she provides our clients with an evaluation of their current social media presence via insights and recommendations based on analytics and detailed market and competitor research. She creates and implements integrated digital marketing campaigns across multiple social media platforms. Born in Washington DC, Georgia attended Trinity College in Hartford CT, where she played varsity soccer and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Public Health. She recently earned her MBA with a certificate in Marketing and Brand Management from George Washington University, graduating as Class President and finishing in the top 10% of her class.