McKinley Advisors is the leading association consulting firm providing tailored research, marketing and strategy services to solve your unique challenges.
We help mission-driven organizations by providing strategic guidance, research and insights, business transformation assistance, and membership and marketing services. McKinley applies an approach that combines proven success and best-practices while incorporating your organization’s specific needs and audiences. Above all, our team delivers solutions that help associations maximize their value to members and their impact on the world.
We care deeply about our work and are accountable to one another for our shared commitments.
We support each other and proactively look for ways to contribute to each other’s success.
We are honest in everything we do and every decision we make.
We question the status quo, explore new ideas, and test innovations and methods.
We adhere to the platinum rule: treating our colleagues and our clients with the respect they expect.
Our approach is simple. Our results are extraordinary.
McKinley Advisors consistently applies a proven, flexible approach to deliver value to our clients: Look, Learn, Plan, Deliver.
What are your association’s motivations, drivers and visions of success? When you engage McKinley, we immerse ourselves in your world to better understand your association’s strengths and challenges as well as your organizational and environmental realities. Working with your staff, we will formulate a project and plan to accomplish your goals.
We will use a data-driven approach—either by reviewing your sound research or conducting our own—to better understand your offerings, obstacles and opportunities, as well as your members, customers and prospects. Your organization will benefit from our broad perspective gained during our experience working with hundreds of associations.
Employing the findings from the Look and Learn phases, we will work with your staff to prioritize your objectives, set goals and create realistic and executable strategies or recommendations to solve your challenges.
Whether it is implementing the strategies we develop, presenting recommendations to your Board or creating a professional report for distribution to your membership, we are passionate about the quality of our deliverables which are informed by industry best practices, novel tools and approaches and customized solutions developed exclusively for your association.
Learn more about our team’s experiences, expertise and passions to see how we can help you and your organization. Discover what our staff members are working on or writing about today.
No matter your challenge, McKinley can help. Discover the wide range of services and tailored solutions that enable your organization to achieve its goals.
Our passion for associations reaches far beyond our work.
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