Meet the Founder & President
Ms. 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) and a long-time member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). Sharon 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 more than 40 percent and leveraging social media to raise visibility, membership and conference participation. She brings her many years of business acumen gained from running a successful woman-owned business to all STAT clients. She was recently elected to the George Mason University School of Business’ Women in Business Initiative and was recently appointed to the George Mason University School of Management Board of Directors. 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.