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MSP Expands Welcoming Three New Clients

(Rockville, MD) January 18, 2024 – Management Solutions Plus (MSP) is excited to announce the acquisition of three new clients: Photo Chemical Machining Institute (PCMI), Air Conditioning Association of New England (ACA/NE) and Connecticut Subcontractors Association (CSA).

The Photo Chemical Machining Institute (PCMI) is a collaborative, not for profit organization for manufacturers, suppliers and customers of the photochemical machining and electroforming industry. PCMI plays a vital role in the automotive, military, energy, aerospace, medical and electronics industries. With an unrelenting interest in continually developing PCM technology, PCMI is well positioned to support further and substantial growth, within what is already a thriving, multimillion dollar industry.

The Air Conditioning Association of New England (ACA/NE) is a not for profit trade association that represents heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors in New England. Member benefits span education, legislative and networking opportunities. The Connecticut Subcontractors Association (CSA)

The Connecticut Subcontractors Association (CSA) is an association dedicated to the promotion, protection and education of the Connecticut subcontractor. CSA strives to enhance and promote the Connecticut subcontractor through education, information, networking and legislative involvement at the national, state and local levels and all other means available to successfully accomplish these objectives.

MSP is also pleased to welcome Cathy Flaherty, formerly president of Flaherty Associates, who will continue to serve as the executive director for PCMI and Katie Burke, formerly of Flaherty Associates, who will continue to serve as account administrator for ACA/NE and CSA.

“I am quite proud to welcome these new clients,” said MSP’s President & CEO, Shawn McLaughlin. “The acquisition of Flaherty Associates and their wonderful clients is a valuable addition to our client portfolio and will take MSP to a new and rewarding level. We are very excited to work with Cathy and Katie and look forward to getting to know their interesting clients and members,” added McLaughlin.

In Cathy Flaherty’s words, “The acquisition of Flaherty Associates by MSP marks a substantial milestone, ensuring considerable advantages for our association clients, including the Photo Chemical Machining Institute (PCMI), the Connecticut Subcontractors Association (CSA), and the Air Conditioning Association of New England (ACA/NE). This collaboration is poised to not only enhance the services provided to our associations but also fortify their capabilities, ensuring a more prosperous future.”


About MSP

MSP is an AMCI accredited association management company founded in 1993, to provide a high level of service to associations and nonprofits requiring a cost-effective management model. Today, MSP still serves its first client as well as many long-term clients with the same energy and dedication to quality association management that inspired our founding.


Shawn McLaughlin, CEO
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