JP Moery is the President and founder of The Moery Company. He has 25 years of experience in the association industry, and is a trusted resource in the nation’s greatest associations. He launched The Moery Company in 2011, and has quickly become a sought-after thought leader, speaker, and advisor to the association profession.
JP previously served as Senior Vice President at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He developed and launched a program that added more than 250,000 companies to the Chamber’s membership. He also oversaw the Association Committee of 100, the prestigious network of association CEOs.
JP was Executive Director of the grassroots program for the American Trucking Association and Vice President of the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association.
JP also has experience in communications, having served as Executive Vice President, Association Relations for the digital media company, SmartBrief.
He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and serves on the President’s Associates Advisory Council. JP is the commissioner and coach of the elite girls Fastpitch program, Alexandria Tsunami. He was recognized as a “Champion of Character” by Fairfax County for his leadership in youth athletics. His wife, Diane and daughters Grace and Katie Jo live in Alexandria, VA.
Founder Diane Moery oversees the accounting operations, financial reporting and human resources for The Moery Company.
Concurrently, Diane is a Board Member for the Wolverine Athletic Booster Club. She co-founded the Hollin Meadows Partnership for Math and Science, an educational nonprofit foundation.
Diane has more than 15 years of experience in the areas of policy and government affairs. She served as Legislative Director to United States Senator Don Nickles and Senior Vice President at Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock – a strategic government relations consulting firm.
Meet the Executive Team
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President of Sales, Mike Thomas, a business development professional with vast association and media experience, joined The Moery Company in 2013. Presently, Mike manages the sales team that is responsible for executing sponsorship and membership campaigns for our partners.
Mike has nearly 20 years of experience in business development, sales, and management. Mike has worked with key associations including the Grocery Manufacturers Association, National Education Association, National Association of Manufacturers, and the National Retail Federation. Preceding his alignment with The Moery Company, Mike was the Director of Sales at Bulletin Media and Senior Sales Manager at SmartBrief.
Vice President Elizabeth H. Johnson, a member of The Moery Company team since its inception in 2010 is responsible for selling memberships and sponsorships for such as organizations as the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, and SCG Legal – a global network of independent law firms.
With quality customer service a top priority, Elizabeth has led successful membership campaigns for the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA)—meeting and exceeding membership goals for 2011 through 2013. In addition, Elizabeth sold record amounts of print and online advertising for CEO Update, growing and expanding new revenue opportunities for the publication. Prior to The Moery Company, Elizabeth worked within the association segment of Marriott’s prestigious global sales team.
Business Development Team
Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager Bethany Murphy, joined the Moery team in 2014. A seasoned sales professional, Bethany’s focus is on membership and sponsorship campaigns for several Moery clients including, the Aluminum Association, American Bakers Association, Council of Institutional Investors, Outdoor Power Equipment Institute and Dangerous Goods Advisory Council.
Bethany joined The Moery Company from Bulletin Intelligence in Washington, DC, where she was an Account Executive, and prior to that, a Sales Associate. With expertise in all phases of the sales cycle from prospecting to closing, Bethany also developed and expanded upon advertising revenue and created effective target marketing strategies for her clients.
Business Development Associate
Sales Associate Billy Harley came on board the Moery Company in 2014. He is responsible for membership and sponsorship sales. He establishes contact with potential new members for our clients; responds to inbound requests from prospects; coordinates mass emails, and manages new accounts in our sales CRM. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, Billy comes to The Moery Company with a solid background in dedicated customer service.
Sales Associate Jordan Weiss is the newest addition to the Moery staff. With the continued growth of our firm, Jordan was hired as a Sales Associate to support the expanding needs of our clients and The Moery Company Sales team. Jordan holds a degree in communication arts and sciences from Penn State University.
Sales Associate Julie Divine supports the needs of our clients and The Moery Sales team through initial sales contacts, prospect follow-up, and Salesforce maintenance. Previously, Julie was an Academic Partner Advisor/Channel Manager with 360training.com, as well as a Training Assessment Manager at ProTrain, LLC. Julie joined The Moery Company in 2015.
Chief Analyst, Patty Leeman, MBA, CAE, is an experienced senior association executive with more than 20 years of experience developing and leading strategic association initiatives.
She conducts research, analysis, and assessment services projects on behalf of The Moery Company. Formerly, Patty was a Vice President at Association Laboratory, a strategic research consultancy specializing in association business strategy.
Chief of Staff
Amanda Freeze assists the CEO in managing the day-to-day business needs: meeting planning, scheduling, client relations, travel and other organizational responsibilities for the team.
Prior to joining The Moery Company, Amanda was employed by Affinity Center International, an association consulting firm where she developed a solid record of customer service, business development expertise, and organizational collaboration with association professionals.
Business Development Administrator
Kerry Doyle supports the Moery sales team with its business development campaigns and content management. In this capacity, Kerry manages The Moery Company’s extensive database to more effectively serve our client’s needs and support their goals. She prepares and manipulates data for import, maintains our growing database, and assists in the execution of our team’s sales process. A graduate of James Madison University, Kerry joined The Moery Company in 2013.
Director of Communications
Kim Gilliam joined The Moery Company in 2013. Kim produces the weekly Moery e-newsletter, blog content and podcasts. She also manages the social media platform as well as the Moery websites. She conducts association research and contributes to marketing endeavors. Kim has more than 10 years of association publications experience, having served on the editorial staff of PT- Magazine of Physical Therapy.