Meet The Team
At Association Matters, Inc., our exceptional team leverages their diverse skill sets and unwavering expertise to consistently deliver optimal outcomes for your association.
Staying at the forefront of industry trends, we ensure excellence by remaining active members of the American Society of Association Executives [ASAE].
With AMI, you have a team of experts by your side every step of the way.
President & CEO
A specialist in organizational management, Peter works with client Boards as an active participant in the leadership team. His sought after advice and guidance promotes association leaders to set their vision, achieve their potential and engage members in their ecosystem. An association management professional for over 16 years, Peter uses his contagious enthusiasm to create a renewed sense of purpose and a rejuvenated work spirit for our clients and the AMI Team.
Peter holds a Master in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology. He successfully completed the Organizational Management program from Dale Carnegie in 1984 and the world-renown Customer Service training program offered by the Walt Disney World Company in 1989.
Director of Business Operations
Katelin Krueger graduated from High Point University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Katelin has a background in finance and organizational management. Prior to joining the AMI team, Katelin took a few years away from the workforce to raise her children and start a nonprofit charity, which is where she found a passion for association management and her path lead her to AMI. Katelin’s role involves team building, promoting efficiency, and professional development, to name a few.
Director of Membership & Sponsorship
Aleka McKenzie-Brown graduated from Frostburg State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. Aleka has a background in digital marketing and sales, where she began her professional career. In college, Aleka worked full-time between a restaurant and a coaching position where she began to handle social media business accounts. She completed a marketing internship, which led her to a position in website design and social media management.
Director of Marketing & Events
Lauren Jeng graduated from Towson University with a Mass Communications Bachelors degree with a concentration in Advertising. Having earned an associate's degree in Elementary Education before attending Towson, Lauren soon realized that her passion was in mass media and communications having firsthand experience with digital marketing, social media, graphics, and analytical insights.
Lauren specializes in graphic work and marketing materials. Being highly motivated, timely, organized, and having a sharp eye for the bigger picture, she uses her strengths to ensure that the company and her clients receive the best services and overall product.
Taylor Johnson graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelors degree in Human Communications. Upon graduating, she worked at an event company in which she helped plan different events to ensure that each event ran smoothly. Taylor recently finished her coaching career, where she planned travel trips, coordinated team events, and made connections with fellow coaches and future student athletes. Being motivated, organized , and having time management skills, Taylor is excited to be on the AMI team and help clients achieve their goals.
Lauren Kruft graduated from Millersville University with a BA in Psychology and a Sociology minor. After graduation, she worked with children with autism and behavioral and mental health diagnoses. Her passion for helping others merged with her desire to be creative, and she transitioned to digital marketing. She worked on freelance digital marketing and social media projects with clients like Towson University, before joining the AMI Team.
IT & Network Administrator
Constantinos graduated from Drew University with a Bachelors degree in Biology. He has worked as an IT consultant for multiple small businesses and medical practices. He is proud to be a part of the Association Matters, Inc. team and looks forward to supporting their technology needs in the future.
Client Support Specialist
Paige Reese graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Advertising and Public Relations. Upon graduating, she has worked different customer service positions which has allowed her to develop relationship forward communication skills with different companies. While in college, she completed a marketing internship which helped her get started in the field of marketing communications. As a member of the AMI team, her relationship forward communication style, time management skills, and flexibility allow her to make connections and allow clients to grow their membership and sponsorship bases.