Founder and President
JP Moery is Founder and President of The Moery Company. His career within the association space has spanned more than 25 years and he’s a trusted resource for the nation’s leading organizations. He launched The Moery Company in 2010, and has become a sought-after thought leader, speaker, and advisor to the association profession.
JP helps nonprofits navigate today’s industry challenges by facilitating strategic meetings, association roundtables, and organizational retreats throughout the year. He also conducts complimentary monthly webinars on growth strategies for leaders in the association community. In 2017, he launched his highly sought 1:1 Association Consulting Program for Senior Executives, which continues to grow. He has published a number of ebooks, white papers, and industry articles; and, is currently writing a book on the critical need for “association hustle” in an era when mega-shifts are ahead for the profession as a whole.
Previously, JP served as Senior Vice President at the US Chamber of Commerce where he oversaw the Association Committee of 100, the prestigious network of association CEOs. He proceeded to expand upon his expertise in communications as Executive Vice President, Association Relations for the digital media company, SmartBrief.
Hailing from Hennessey, Oklahoma, JP is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. An avid sports fan, JP volunteered as a softball coach for nearly a decade and was recognized as a “Champion of Character” by Fairfax County, VA, for his leadership in youth athletics. He and his wife, Diane, and daughters, Grace and Katie Jo live in Alexandria, VA.
Co-Founder and Operations Manager
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 Director
Business Development Director, 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 Manager
Jordan Weiss was recently promoted to Business Development Manager. With The Moery Company since 2016, Jordan has expanded his role on the sales team and will focus primarily on membership, sponsorship, and exhibitor sales for the Auto Care Association, the American Coatings Association, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Jordan was recruited out of Penn State University and holds a degree in communication arts and sciences.
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.
Madeline Trabucco is the newest addition to The Moery Company team. As a Sales Associate, Madeline manages initial sales contacts and prospect follow-up and participates in lead generation campaigns. A graduate of UC Berkeley with a Degree in English, Madeline competed as a Division 1 athlete, served as a youth coach, and was elected President of Athletes in Action at the university.
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 McMahon 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 AdministratorKerry 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 CommunicationsKim 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.