Former staff member, Lane Velayo, Cincinnati ’00, visited the Heritage Center to discuss business ownership and core values. Lane tells Chrissy and Desiree about his experience purchasing an Association Management Company, transforming it into his own, and building a healthy company culture.
Lane Velayo, Cincinnati ’00, is the owner and Chief Executive Officer for Synergos Association Management Company. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Synergos Association Management Company also maintains a presence in Saint Paul Minnesota providing outsourced headquarters services and other operational and strategic services to trade and professional associations. Lane has been recognized by the American Society of Association Executives as a member of its Diversity Executive Leadership Program (2015) , by the Association Forum as a Top 40 under 40 association professional (2016) and by the Indiana Society of Association Executives as Association Executive of the Year (2011). Lane was initiated into Alpha Kappa Psi at the University of Cincinnati and later became the fraternity’s first Director of Alumni Development. Lane has also served the fraternity as a volunteer including as chapter advisor at Butler University and as the Convention emcee in 2017 and 2015.