Meet the Team
Director, Business & StrategyJulie founded Verdant Management in 2017 after identifying a clear need in the market for on- demand leadership skills in the association sector. With her career foundations in marketing and business development, Julie has always had a focus on innovation, system development and commercial viability of associations. Julie’s experience includes time as COO of an association management company with 30+ staff as well as the NSW/ACT Commercial Director for the Property Council of Australia. Julie’s dynamic approach to business is evident in all facets of Verdant Management and the services offered. See Julie’s full bio and connect with her on LinkedIn.
Francesca works with Julie ao grow and develop Verdant Management. Her experience includes leading the business development and marketing team at an association management company. With a background in Public Relations and Sponsorship, Francesca supports the team on any projects requiring additional marcomms, sponsorship and BD support. See Francesca’s full bio and connect with her on LinkedIn.
By Raphael Goldworthy, Managing Director, Better Boards Could your board meetings be more productive? As you’re probably aware meetings of all types can easily become unproductive. While some board meetings are derailed by difficult board members, divisive topics and...
Outsourcing takes many forms and most associations and not-for-profits can (and do) benefit from it. But, to really consider outsourcing we first need to understand it. Hence this series – Outsourcing 101 for Associations & Not-For-Profits. Over the coming weeks, I will explore how to go about outsourcing and how best to manage an outsourcing relationship. But in the following article, the first in the series, I explore why, as the bare minimum you should at least consider outsourcing certain functions of your organisation’s operations.
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Verdant Management is an Australian Association Management consultancy. We provide professional and flexible association management services, working in partnership with your board, existing staff and secretariat.