Our Team

Beth W. Palys, FASAE, CAE

MSP's Founder and President, Beth W. Palys, has a wealth of experience in association management. She has built an outstanding reputation as a professional who works well with volunteer boards and "gets it done."

Beth began her career as the executive director of a regional association. After 10 years, the association became MSP's first client and remains with the company to this day. Since then, Beth has built MSP into a dynamic, well-respected, and successful association management company, and MSP's outstanding staff of experts serves our clients with the attentiveness of a boutique firm. Beth served on the board of directors of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and was one of only seven to be named to ASAE's 2008 class of fellows (FASAE). She is the immediate past chair of ASAE's Fellows Selection Committee and is the chair-elect of the ASAE Fellows. She was selected to two separate terms as chair of ASAE's Key Association Management Company (AMC) Committee and is a past chair of ASAE's AMC Section Council. Beth also served on several councils for the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives (GWSAE) and chaired the Certified Association Executive (CAE) Council.