Matthew V. Hansen is the Chief Operating Officer of HGEM and Executive Director of the Association & Membership Management Services division. For over 20 years, Matthew has provided association management services to national and international associations.
Prior to starting HGEM, Matthew spent 20 years at Harry Hansen Management, where he created, directed,and executed operational strategies for not-for-profit associations.His responsibilities included building and retaining membership, managing vendor relationships, and implementing strong fiscally responsible measures.He also over saw associations’annual medical meetings, contract negotiations,technical exhibits,and registration services. His expertise includes managing a team of event managers who provide full-service event marketing needs to various associations.
Matthew also has experience managing community projects,having worked for several years with Gilda and the American Society of Hypertension on their Community Outreach Projects,in addition to many other organizations’programs.