Raybourn Group International Welcomes Monument Builders of North America as a Full-Service Association Management Client

Indianapolis – Raybourn Group International (RGI), an Indianapolis-based association management, consulting and event planning firm, is pleased to have been selected as the new management company for the Monument Builders of North America (MBNA), a nonprofit trade association that educates the public about buying memorial monuments and maintaining the history of memorialization.

“RGI welcomes MBNA as a new client and we are thrilled to get to work,” said RGI President Leslie Murphy, FASAE, CAE. “MBNA is a trade association with 100 years of history. We look forward to being a part of the MBNA story going forward and helping their members continue to serve families across North America.”

MBNA is a federally recognized 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization and is the largest international association for persons and firms in the memorial industry. They provide access to education and benefits to help member businesses operate more efficiently and effectively. Through careful consideration, the MBNA Board of Directors selected RGI as an association management partner to continue delivering the best services and support possible to their members.

This transition signifies a strategic move towards enhancing MBNA’s operations, member engagement and overall effectiveness. RGI’s experience, expertise and dedication align perfectly with MBNA’s mission to serve members and propel the association to greater heights. As a full-service association management partner for MBNA, RGI’s focus is to ensure they have the capacity, strategy and day-to-day support to fulfill their mission. RGI will continually work to serve MBNA’s members, develop strategic direction and effectively advocate for their industry.

About Raybourn Group International 

Founded in 1988, Raybourn Group International is an accredited, award-winning association management, consulting and event planning firm that specializes in helping membership-based organizations thrive, not just survive. RGI serves local, state, regional, national and international organizations that total 60,000+ members in more than 100 countries. To learn more, visit www.raybourn.com.

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Craig Banister

Craig joined the RGI team in 2015 as an intern and joined as a staff member in 2018. During his time at RGI, he has worked with associations in the commercial real estate, corporate housing, healthcare engineering, nutrition education and legal industries. He holds a social media marketing certification through HubSpot Academy as well as two marketing certificates through the Association Academy. Craig was selected as an ASAE NextGen Scholar in 2022.