David S. So

david-soDavid So brings 16 years of storage industry experience encompassing SCSI, Serial Attached SCSI, Fibre Channel, and storage networking, with six years driving product and outbound marketing programs for these technologies. Such marketing programs included product launches, tradeshow and event planning, co-marketing initiatives, market analysis, and revenue forecasting.

Prior to L&M, David held positions as Sr. Systems Engineer and Sr. Product Marketing Manager at LSI Corporation, during which time he was involved with the SCSI Trade Association. David also spent a year as an AmeriCorps National Service Member working for Habitat for Humanity in rebuilding the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.

David holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and joined L&M in 2014.

Memberships:

  • American Society of Association Executives

By the Numbers

$1 Billion

The total operating budgets for those associations managed by AMC Institute member firms.*

*AMC Institute

By the Numbers

2.8 million people

The number of members in associations under management by AMCs.*

*AMC Institute

By the Numbers

3,500

The total number of individuals employed by AMCs that are member firms of the AMC Institute.*

*AMC Institute

By the Numbers

10 years

The length of time L&M has been a Charter Accredited AMC – making it the only remaining Charter Accredited firm west of the Rockies.*

*AMC Institute

By the Numbers

19 out of 20

The number of industry segments that AMC-managed organizations have in common with organizations managed by employed staff.*

*Client Operating and Financial Benchmarking Survey Report 2011; © 2011 AMC Institute, pg. 21

By the Numbers

1,700

The number of associations managed by AMCs that are member firms of the AMC Institute.*

*AMC Institute

By the Numbers

32%

On average, the premium standalone organizations pay to directly employ staff and shoulder the full costs of occupancy and capital expenses vs. the AMC alternative.*

*Client Operating and Financial Benchmarking Survey Report 2011; © 2011 AMC Institute, pg. 23

By the Numbers

32%

The rate over which the AMC-managed model outperformed the standalone model during the Great Recession (2008 – 2010) in terms of operating surpluses.*

*AMCs Managed Client Bottom Lines Through Recession; © 2012 L&M, page 2 (derived from data reported)