President, STAT Association Management, Inc.
Sharon Galler is the founder and president of STAT. She formed STAT, a woman-owned business, in 1986 to provide a broad range of sales and services to the association industry. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), a long-time member of the American Society of Association Executives, and the Professional Convention Management Association. Galler has been responsible for the strategic development, management, and implementation of highly successful exhibit, advertising, membership, certification, and marketing campaigns for a wide range of associations. Some recent highlights include moving an association’s finances from red to black in the first year of management, growing an association’s membership over 42%, and leveraging social media to raise visibility, membership, and conference participation. She was recently elected to the George Mason University School of Business Women in Business Initiative. She also served, by appointment, as a member of the advisory committee of the Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau. She has a degree in Marketing and Advertising from Florida International University