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Ankur T. Ponda, MBA

Senior Consultant

Ankur T. Ponda, MBA

With a background in association leadership, Ankur understands his association clients’ needs and crafts strategic solutions to achieve their objectives.

As a senior consultant, Ankur helps his clients reach their unique goals through a collaborative and data-informed approach. With nearly a decade of experience in association leadership, he helps organizations achieve transformative change, including revenue growth, member engagement and leadership development. He leads strategic planning, governance, product innovation, membership and research projects that position associations for success now and into the future.

Ankur previously held leadership positions including Director of Membership for ACPA-College Student Educators International, and Director, Leadership Development, for the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). He earned his MBA from Loyola University Maryland and his BA in Business Administration from Towson University.

Born and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland, Ankur has volunteered for Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, a local gurdwara, distributing dry goods and perishable foods. In his free time, he enjoys trying out new recipes, running, refereeing/playing volleyball and trying local restaurants. Every fall, he makes a list of Oscar buzzworthy films and tries to see as many as possible. One of his dreams is to become a contestant on Jeopardy.


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