Partnerships for success driven by world-class association management.

News

Telecommunications Veteran Andrew Kurtzman Joins Virtual, Inc. as Vice President and Staff Counsel

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – April 20, 2016 – Virtual, Inc. (http://virtualmgmt.wpengine.com), the leading technology-focused association management company, has added Andrew Kurtzman to its senior team. He will serve as Vice President and Staff Counsel, reporting to Greg Kohn, Virtual’s Executive Vice President. Kurtzman will provide legal counsel and lead account teams for select client organizations.

“Andy is a terrific addition to our leadership team. His deep background in the telecommunications area and his range of experience as an attorney, as well as his Washington, D.C. location, broaden the range of strategic services that Virtual delivers to our clients,” said Kohn. “I’m confident that Andy will make significant contributions to both Virtual and client success.”

Kurtzman comes to Virtual with a depth of association management and standards-related experience. Notably, he spent 14 years as Vice President, General Counsel and Board Secretary for the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the fourth-largest ANSI standards development organization in the U.S. In his role there, Kurtzman oversaw numerous IPR-related projects, participated in lobbying efforts, and contributed to the overall strategic direction of the organization.

Most recently, Kurtzman served as Executive Director and General Counsel for the Muni Broadband Forum, a non-profit lobbying organization with a mission to remove restrictions preventing municipalities from developing their own broadband networks. Earlier, before TIA, he held a number of different roles in the non-profit and IT sectors. Kurtzman has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Washington College of Law.

Additional information about the services that Virtual provides to its clients is available at www.virtualmgmt.com.

 

About Virtual, Inc.

Founded in 1999, Virtual is the leading technology-focused association management company, combining advanced systems, industry best practices and innovation to give smaller and mid-sized associations world-class business operations. The firm works with technology industry trade associations, standard-setting organizations, industry alliances, professional societies, consortia and forums, providing the full gamut of operational services from strategic counsel to back-office operations.

Virtual was named to The Boston Globe‘s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine‘s list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry. For more information about Virtual, Inc., visit www.virtualmgmt.com, or call +1 781-246-0500.