Connie Long has more than 26 years of direct association management experience in addition to two years in marketing and public relations. Among the services Connie provides for her clients are membership database management, event planning and management, membership development, communications (writing and presentations), strategic planning, and general management services. Serving as an Association Administrator for multiple Association Builders clients, Connie works on general administration, event management, financial management, professional development management, public policy oversight, membership retention and recruitment, and communications services. She has served in multiple roles from Account Executive to Vice President of Organizational Development for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and has worked in marketing and public relations for an advertising agency as well as a residential real estate firm. Connie received a BS degree in Communications with a Public Relations Concentration and a minor in Marketing from Virginia Tech.
The ASSOCIATION Builders Team
Jeanne Ali has worked for Association Builders since January 2012. She brings five years of professional administrative assistant experience and five years’ experience in implementing and managing non-profit community booster clubs and volunteer board infrastructures. Jeanne is an expert user of all MS Office applications providing membership database management, event planning and execution, communications and website development and upkeep. She also provides general administration and financial management for clients. Jeanne is USN retired and received 20 years of IT professional education and training serving in the US Navy.
Teri Ingram has 20+ years of on the job experience with payroll and finances as well as experience with Office and financial related software. Teri has worked in payroll capacities for Morale Welfare and Recreation at NAS Oceana; Map Mobile Communications/Smartbeep Beeper Company; and Virginia Beach City Public Schools (Payroll Department and Office of Student Activities Office. Teri also serves as the bookkeeper for several Virginia High School League District and Regional associations and conferences. She has always enjoyed working with numbers and has made a career in doing so.
Linda Miller Brunick has more than 10 years of association management experience with Association Builders. Her responsibilities include marketing and mass email graphic design; newsletter design; magazine design and coordination; copy editing; web design; communication and client relationship management; and general administrative services. She is proficient in MS Office Suite, including Publisher and Excel. Linda brings experience through volunteer work with non-profit, local PTAs, holding the positions of Treasurer, Volunteer Coordinator and Newsletter Editor. Prior to working at AB, Linda worked at Tele-Video Productions as an Associate Producer, and as a Legislative Aide. Linda attended Old Dominion University, where she studied Business Marketing.
Nannette Thompson has more than 10 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant with office experience in both profit and not-for-profit organizations. While working in property management as an office manager she gained an adept knowledge of selling and customer service skills; as well as building relationships with residents, prospective residents, vendors and clients. As an Executive Administrative Assistant in a local non-profit, Nannette assisted the Executive Director with job assignments for a nineteen-member staff. She represented and collaborated for LINK at the Peninsula Community’s Task Force meetings comprised of executives and built community confidence and awareness in addition to managing various LINK programs and services. Nannette has an excellent knowledge of several accounting programs and Microsoft Office. She attended Tidewater Technical College.
Jennifer Cook has more than 15 years of customer support experience and works in the areas of membership database management, event planning and management, membership development, and general management services. Serving as a Client Support Specialist for two Association Builders clients, Jennifer works closely with multiple boards of directors on general administration, event management, volunteer coordination and support, membership retention and recruitment, and website maintenance. Prior to working for Association Builders Jennifer was employed by the Newport News Public School system and Ferguson Enterprises. Jennifer earned a BS in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.