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Category: Inside Sentergroup

Association Assistance: Take the Stress out of Transitions

By Margaret Bengtson, Account Coordinator Life is full of transitions, those periods of time where we leave our comfort zone and are not quite yet settled into a “new normal.” I would know. I’m in the process of coming to grips with being a full-time empty-nester, now that my daughter has recently graduated college, nabbed […]

5 Takeaways on Transitioning to Remote Work

By Michelle Suarez, Account Manager for Meetings & Education Nearly one year ago, I transitioned from being in the office each day, to working remotely full-time. Prior to this transition, I read numerous articles about making the most of working outside of the physical office environment and have consistently found myself adjusting to this new […]

Office Olympics: To the Victor Go the Gift Cards

By Erin Berggren, CAE, Account Executive Who says this can’t be fun? “We’re all very different people. We’re not Watusi. We’re not Spartans.” So begins perhaps my all-time favorite motivational speech. Private John Winger, iconoclast, uses these words to galvanize a rag tag platoon of derelicts, vagabonds, and John Candy (Ox!) to overachieve in The […]

Two Sentergroup Employees Named Association Forum of Chicagoland and USAE Forty under 40® Award Winners

Sentergroup is proud to announce Jean O’Brien, Director of Marketing & Communications, and Rachel Walsh, CMP, Director of Meetings, as Forty Under 40® award winners by the Association Forum of Chicagoland and USAE weekly newspaper. The Forty Under 40 awards program, established in 2013, recognizes 40 up-and-coming association or nonprofit professionals who are under the […]

Sentergroup Knows the Value of Volunteers

By Michelle VanAlstyne, Account Coordinator — Sentergroup has long realized the importance of volunteers. Many of our clients are led by such people, individuals who chair committees, think strategically, make vital decisions, recruit new members, and mentor one another, all with the common goal of achieving their organization’s mission and all on their own time. […]

Change is Good: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My New Career

By Catherine Toupin, Education Coordinator — First dates, family functions, awkward encounters with old high school classmates… What do all of these events have in common? The inevitable question, “What was your major?” I know it all too well, as my own education and career path tends to boggle the minds of these small-talk sufferers. […]

The Role of Personalities in the Workplace

By Michelle Goldberg, Sentergroup Account Coordinator — Motivation, communication, management, and relationships are far more effective when you understand yourself and the people you interact with. What motivates you? What are you natural inclinations? Core values? Strengths and weaknesses? The answers to these questions lead to the bigger picture of who you are and how […]

Sentergroup Welcomes Dan Garrett as its Newest Account Executive

Sentergroup, Inc. is proud to announce and excited to welcome Daniel Garrett as its newest Account Executive. In his position, Garrett will be taking the helm of our latest client – the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) – as its Executive Director. Joining Sentergroup with over 20 years of experience in philanthropy and association […]