Executive Administration, Inc. (EAI), an association management firm located in Arlington Heights, IL, has once again been recognized for its continued commitment to delivering the highest level of service to its clients through conformance to the ANSI/AMC Institute Standard of Good Practices. Since 2010, Executive Administration, Inc. has successfully been awarded accreditation by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management industry. Founded in 1982, EAI is a fully accredited association management company that provides top-quality management services to professional associations and their related foundations.

Among the 500-plus Association Management Companies (AMC) worldwide, only 81 have achieved AMC Institute Accreditation, demonstrating the commitment and the ability to deliver the highest level of professional management services to association and not-for-profit clients. These AMCs are the recognized choice of association and not-for-profit organizations.

AMC Institute accreditation requires that association management firms demonstrate adherence to operational and ethical best practices, as outlined in the AMC Institute Standard. Accreditation distinguishes EAI’s ongoing commitment to leadership in association management.

Administered by AMC Institute, AMC Institute Accreditation is recognized and supported by ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership and is based on the ANSI Standard of Good Practices for the AMC Industry.  ANSI requires that the standard be reviewed and updated regularly to remain an approved standard.  Measurable performance practices include contracts and service delivery; employee recruitment, training and professional development; and financial management and internal controls, among others.  AMCs must earn re-accreditation every four years, demonstrating to an independent outside auditor that they continue to meet the standard.  EAI’s most recent renewal of accreditation was awarded in 2023.