July 2, Rockville, MD—Shawn McLaughlin, owner and CEO of Management Solutions Plus, Inc. (MSP), an AMCI accredited association management company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of King Management Group Inc. (KMG), of Abingdon, MD. KMG, led by President Jackie King and a dedicated team of career association professionals, brings over a century of combined experience in association and professional society management solutions, to the vast experience of MSP. Together, the combined companies will represent nearly 30 clients and employ 45 talented associates. MSP has offices in Rockville, MD and Alexandria, VA and will retain the KMG office in the greater Baltimore area as well.
“I am so happy to have found a great company like MSP to carry on the core values and traditions that my husband Steve and I worked together to nurture and develop when we founded King Management Group in 2012,” stated Jackie King, President & Founder of KMG. “I know that this next chapter for myself and the entire KMG team will be an exciting one that will enhance our capabilities and the value we bring to our clients. My primary goal in selecting MSP and in working with Shawn and his team was to find a company that shared my commitment to providing quality service to our clients and would embrace my staff as family. MSP has helped me to fully achieve this goal.”
“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to partner with Jackie King and KMG’s professional staff and am respectful of the impressive business Jackie has built,” commented Shawn. “Jackie shares my values of deep commitment to staff as well as to our clients. I look forward to seamlessly blending our companies and enhancing the high level of service to each client. The excellent reputation of KMG, particularly in the pet care and pet health industry, will enhance the strength of MSP and provide diversification to MSP’s existing knowledge base,” added McLaughlin.