Naylor Association Solutions Announces the Appointment of New CRO Jack Fordi 

MCLEAN, Va. — June 26, 2023 — Naylor Association Solutions, a leading provider of innovative association tools and services that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue, has announced that Jack Fordi has been appointed as the new chief revenue officer (CRO) of Naylor effective June 26th.  

“I am honored to join Naylor and contribute to its growth journey. The company has established itself as an industry leader through its commitment to innovation, customer-centricity, and delivering outstanding solutions,” said Jack Fordi, CRO of Naylor. “I look forward to working with the talented team at Naylor to drive revenue growth, strengthen customer relationships and capture new market opportunities.” 

Fordi comes to Naylor with over 20 years of experience in digital media, events, association services, SaaS and platform sales. Fordi is charged with overall revenue achievement, deepening client relationships, association partnerships, revenue diversification and leading revenue operations across Naylor. 

Prior to joining Naylor, Fordi held the position of chief revenue officer with Observer Media whose assets include Commercial Observer and, along with producing premium content in digital, print and more than 30 events each year. Prior to that, Fordi was senior vice president for Questex, a $100M B2B global business information company where he chaired the revenue committee and grew group revenues over 400 percent. Fordi’s professional journey also includes his roles as vice president of sales and operations for SmartBrief and vice president at Intralinks.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jack Fordi as our new CRO at Naylor Association Solutions,” said Christine Shaw, president and CEO of Naylor. “His track record of driving revenue growth and his ability to build and inspire high-performing sales teams make him an invaluable addition to our leadership team. With his expertise and B2B media experience, we are confident in our ability to further accelerate our growth and deliver exceptional value to our customers. Thank you to Koller Search Partners for helping find such a great fit for Naylor.”  

About Naylor Association Solutions   

Naylor Association Solutions is devoted to building stronger associations. As strategic partners to professional and trade associations in the U.S. and Canada, Naylor offers a comprehensive set of innovative association tools and services that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue. Our offerings include member communications, management of live and online meetings and events, online career centers, Association Management Software (AMS) and Member Data Platform (MDP) and full-service association management. Naylor’s team supports its clients with unmatched depth and breadth of expertise and an innovative spirit in solving the unique challenges faced by associations. Naylor also delivers valuable insights through its customized client portals that provide real-time feedback and advanced analytics. Founded in 1969, today, Naylor serves more than 1,600 associations across 80+ industries. Our headquarters are in McLean, Va. with additional offices in Alpharetta, Ga.; Gainesville, Fla.; Schaumburg, Ill.; and Winnipeg, Manitoba. For more information, visit     

About Koller Search Partners 

Koller Search Partners is the trusted retained executive search partner for consumer and business-to-business media and enterprise companies looking to building winning leadership teams. Clients include digital media, B2B information/data/research companies, and adtech and martech businesses.  KSP specializes in C-level/senior searches in every functional area, and emphasizes speed, diligence, transparency and results. With 25+ years’ experience, Koller Search is adept at connecting diverse talent to exceptional career opportunities, and in turn partnering with client companies to identify special individuals who will take their businesses to the next level.  CEOs and investors look to Koller Search for top talent and market intelligence, and KSP delivers.

Dani Mihalic, Director of Marketing
Naylor Association Solutions
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