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Client Spotlight: Association of Maryland Pilots

An AVF client since 1998, the Association of Maryland Pilots is the oldest state codified organization of Pilots in the Nation. In this case, “pilot” is the nautical term that describes the chief person duly qualified to steer a ship into or out of a harbor through certain difficult waters.

The Maryland Pilots serve as one of the most important environmental guardians of the Bay.

Take Control: How to choose the right financial ERP system for your nonprofit.

Today, nonprofits are facing change like never before. Rapidly evolving technology, economic fluctuations, and changing government regulations are driving organizations to modernize – so much so that failing to adapt is not a risk any of us can afford to take.

As a nonprofit, “making do” with any operational system is going to negatively impact your organization’s mission. If your…

Client Spotlight: Archdiocese of Atlanta

The Archdiocese of Atlanta encompasses 21,445 square miles in north Georgia. Installed as the Archbishop in 2005, it is overseen by the Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, who is responsible for the spiritual, pastoral and temporal needs of more than 1,000,000 Catholics living in the 69 counties of north and central Georgia.

The Archdiocese serves nearly 12,000 students by operating 18…

Client Spotlight: The American Urological Association

The American Urological Association (AUA) has been driving its mission of promoting “the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy” since it was founded in 1902. With over 20,000 members, the organization stands at the forefront in developing innovative, evidence-based, quality learning for urologists and urologic…

Client Spotlight: AASHTO

An AVF client since 2005, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) works to educate the public about the critical role that transportation plays in securing a good quality of life and sound economy for our nation. Known to be the “Voice of Transportation,” AASHTO represents all five transportation modes (air, highway, public transportation, rail and…

American College of Surgeons Partners with AVF

AVF Consulting to Provide Implementation, Support of Financial Management Software
BALTIMORE, MD (7/22/2014) – The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has selected AVF Consulting to implement and support Serenic Navigator, financial management software designed to help the organization increase operational efficiencies and maximize its resources.

With more than 79,000 members, ACS is t…

Retirement of Navigator 2009

 

Recently, Serenic notified AVF clients of the impending retirement of Serenic Navigator 2009 (6.00.XX versions) as of December 31, 2014. While this may sound alarming to some, there is no need for immediate concern as AVF will continue to support the 2009 version and older versions.

Since Serenic released a new version of Navigator in 2013, it is standard operating procedure to…

Client Spotlight: Child Trends

For more than 30 years, Bethesda, Md.-based Child Trends, Inc. has provided policymakers, funders, educators and service providers in the U.S. and around the world with data and analyses to improve policies and programs serving children and youth. The nonprofit’s experts bring together “a range of educational, work, policy and cultural experiences to provide cutting-edg…

AVF Update: Sylogist Acquires Serenic

 

On June 26, Sylogist Ltd. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire companies of Serenic Corp., including the Serenic Navigator enterprise solution.

Moving forward, we do not anticipate any negative impact on our ability to provide high-quality service and support to current and future clients. Indeed, we are optimistic that the transaction may create opportunities to enhanc…

Client Spotlight: National Aviary

To celebrate National Zookeeper Week (July 19th through July 26th), The National Aviary will be recognizing all the great work its keepers do to help conserve animals and support the more than 500 birds that call the aviary home.

During the week, the aviary’s keepers will star “Meet a Keeper,” a show held every day next week in Condor Court at noon. Also, future zookeepers can enter…

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