• Roland Michael Pinto Named Director of Operations for CMA Association Management

    POSTED January 31, 2018

From Fairless Hills, PA, Roland Michael Pinto has been named the director of operations for CMA Association Management, an award-winning, full service association management company with a strategic marketing division.

Pinto is a strategic professional with expertise in operations management, non-profit management, marketing and project management. “With Roland’s wealth of knowledge, experience and industry involvement, he is poised to be a major contributor to CMA’s association clients,” said Jeffrey Barnhart, president and CEO of CMA, which has been providing leadership and governance, association headquarters, membership and member programs, growth-engine platforms, financial oversight, event management and full-service marketing solutions for more than 30 years. “He has a solid work ethic and excellent leadership qualities that he brings to the team.”

In his new role, Pinto will identify and target areas for operational enhancement and employee productivity. “I am thrilled to be guiding and helping associations grow membership, conference attendance and sponsorships. My background in operations and finance management, including working with various nonprofit organizations, will prove to be an asset to those organizations,” said Pinto.

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