When you partner with Clemons & Associates, Inc.,
our team becomes your team.
The C&A team is comprised of talented, seasoned professionals that offer professional associations access to a broad range of services, including administrative, communications, executive, financial, operational and management competencies. As a team-oriented organization with a highly cooperative staff, every staff member contributes to the activity and actions critical to assuring the success of the organizations with whom we partner. With a combined total of over 150 years of association management experience, your organization will feel comfortable knowing its in good hands.
Crista LeGrand, CAE, CMP
President & CEO
Crista possesses over 18 years of experience in managing tax-exempt organizations and holds the designations of Certified Association Executive (CAE) and Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). She is an avid Terps fan and enjoys spending time with her family.
Office Assistant / Administrative Coordinator
Kalu’s administrative experience and creativity provide great assistance to C&A. He’s inquisitive and proactive, and also on the ball when it comes to assessing and troubleshooting problems. Kalu also tutors students in math and volunteers for political campaigns. When he’s not working, he enjoys making music, editing videos, and showing off his dance moves.
Addie has 5 years of non-profit experience and a background in advertising and public relations. She is creative and hungry to learn. When she isn’t working you can find her spending time with her family or volunteering on the board of directors for the local chorus she sings in.
Executive Vice President
Amanda holds her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Loyola University and is analytical and meticulous with everything she touches, including her nonprofit expertise and solid experience with supporting a Board of Directors and association operations. On days off, Amanda can be found at a park with her son or doing yoga.
For almost seven years, Jason's excellent attention to detail and analytical skills means our client partner's finances are always in line. He’s a graduate of University of Baltimore and a city resident. In his free time, he enjoys exploring Baltimore and perfecting his culinary skills.
Paula has worked in association management for over 20 years and brings expertise in strategic planning; board and committee leadership development; and budget planning and growth. Paula's our resident food aficionado and can tell you where all the best restaurants are in Maryland.
Bob brings over 25 years of experience in providing financial services for tax-exempt organizations and fully understands the financial standards and processes in association management. On Sundays, you'll find him at a Baltimore Ravens game and in case you weren't aware, we were SuperBowl Champs in 2000 and 2012.
Donna has been with the C&A for 18 years and in the accounting field for over 20. She is detail-oriented, competent, and, of course, sharp with numbers. When she's not creating financial statements, you can find her raising her twins, at the shore listening to Reggae, or dreaming about her retirement villa in Italy.
Kim brings years of event planning experience and has meticulous attention to the details. She enjoys tackling projects and figuring out how to streamline processes for better efficiency while adding creative design touches. Kim is a true Maryland girl who cheers for the Orioles, Ravens and Terps while teaching her sons all of the fight songs for our home teams.
Meetings & Member Services Manager
Alice has years of organizational and project management experience, so she fits right in with the fast-paced environment of association management. She's received numerous awards in writing contests and put her skills to good use by teaching students at a boarding school. Alice is also the C&A Social Director and plans our team outings and volunteer services.
Becca holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. She's detail-oriented and a true team player who always hits the ground running for the partners she works with. While in college, she was an all-conference cross country runner and also served as the assistant coach of the Cross Country and Track & Field Team. In her free time, you can find her cruising on her motorcycle.
Senior Account Executive
Mike is a former owner of a long-time Washington, D.C. independent dealer business, where he transformed the company from $3.5 million a year (and losing money) into an organization that generated over $24 million of profitable sales dollars at its peak. He brings over 40 years of industry experience and organizational leadership to C&A. He's an expert in building partnerships with the federal government and educates members on how to navigate and obtain success through business downturns, technology and industry challenges, new market demands, and more. Look up “hardworking, can-do attitude” and Mike’s photo will probably be in the results. Mike is most proud of his family, being married to his loving wife for 42 years and raising their five children together.
Layla serves as the mascot, morale booster and security guard. She's a rescue dog from South Korea and is part Jindo, Shiba Inu, Chow Chow, and Spitz. When she's not sleeping, you can find her entertaining for treats. #cutenessoverload