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FirstPoint Management History

FirstPoint Management Resources (FPMR), formerly Olson Management Group, was founded in 1974 and since 1999 has been a division of FirstPoint, Inc. FirstPoint is a for-profit company whose origins date back to 1949 and which is headquartered in Greensboro, NC.

For over 37 years, FPMR has been a partner to volunteer-led not-for-profit organizations. Our company provides industry-leading service areas including strategic leadership development, member development, financial management, IT services, marketing, public relations, event services, and operational support.

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, our goal is to be a superior client-oriented management firm dedicated to helping our client-partners achieve success. We have succeeded every day for over 37 years in achieving this goal by offering quality customized management services to organizations with whom we choose to partner. Through innovative solutions we provide you, the leaders of your organization, the freedom to focus on your organization’s future, while we, your partners, provide you with the resources to succeed.

FPMR is firmly committed to the not-for-profit world and was a Charter Accredited Association Management Company by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).  FPMR is staffed by 40 professionals including our Executive Team, Account Managers, Accounting Department, Information Support, Graphic Design, and Administrative Support.

Many FPMR team members are active in the following: American Society of Association Executives, Association Executives of North Carolina, Meeting Professionals International, American Institute of Graphic Arts, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.