I'm Ed Rigsbee


I'm Ed Rigsbee


About Me

Ed Rigsbee, CSP, C​AE

​Ed Rigsbee knows associations from all directions. He has been a professional speaker for over 30 years and an association executive for over a decade. Ed’s gift is to help associations to grow by proving the actual, real-dollar, ROI of membership as perceived from current members through qualitative research. Associations that want to grow…contact Ed

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Website: ​rigsbee.com

Location: ​United States

Email: ​​Ed@Rigsbee.com



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When I was Director of Membership at SNAME, we hired Ed as a consultant to help us with our strategy for recruitment and retention. Ed really helped us think about our society in terms of the value that we were delivering to our members. Ed forced us to take an honest look at the features of SNAME membership – what do members get, and how does it make their lives better?​


​Michael Hall

Director of Membership at American Association of Physics Teachers - AAPT


​​I attended one of Ed’s seminars on Member ROI. It was well organized, highly interactive, and the information​​​​ provided was very useful. Having worked with nonprofit organizations for more than a decade in various capacities, I have attended many workshops and seminars.This seminar was, by far, one of the best. Ed reinforced much of what I have learned over the years, and also provided new insight and guidance concerning emerging issues. I enthusiastically recommend Ed for any professional development trainings geared toward nonprofit staff.


​Camille Sanders

Senior Manager, Membership at Water Environment Federation


​Our Association has worked with Ed on several projects, and he took the time to get to know our members and their needs. His innovative programs and member valuation and recruitment and retention efforts have made a difference in our strategic planning and marketing. We have also close followed his message related to strategic alliances and have made inroads in creating synergy in our industry through efforts related to this. I highly recommend Ed Rigsbee as a professional speaker or business consultant. 


​Bart Bettiga

Executive Director at National Tile Contractors Association

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