CM Services, Inc. Acquires The McHugh Company

By |Published On: March 17, 2023|

GLEN ELLYN, IL March 17, 2023 – CM Services, Inc. (CM) announced today that it has recently acquired The McHugh Company (TMC), an Association Management Company (AMC) headquartered in Hillside, Illinois.

The McHugh Company, owned by Bill and Linda McHugh has been in business since 1998 and manages four building industry trade associations with its eight employees.  Its association client partners include the Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA), the National Fireproofing Contractors Association (NFCA), the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) and the Air Distribution Institute (ADI).

CM Services’ president, Rick Church, said, “Bill and Linda McHugh built a company upon many of the same values as CM Services.  We each put our client partners first and strive to become experts in the industries we represent so that we can help our client partners focus on achieving their mission.  Additionally, we each partner with national and international trade associations in the building and construction industry with codes and standards needs.”

Bill McHugh noted, “Linda and I wanted to find a company that shared our values and experience in building and construction codes and standards but also one which was committed to delivering the same or better customer-focused services to our client partners for years to come.  We found that company in CM Services.”

Church added, “This strategic acquisition allows Bill and Linda to transition their leadership positions with their long-time client partners effectively and without disruption.  We look forward to developing life-long relationships with our new client partners and helping each of them achieve their mission.”

CM Services is a forty-five (45) year old, AMCi Charter Accredited, second-generation association management company headquartered in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.  CM Services creates lifelong business relationships with its association client partners and among the members of its client partners.  CM has been successful for forty-five years by practicing six Core Values:

  • We put our client partners first
  • Integrity in all we do
  • Expertise in the industries/professions we serve
  • Collaboration to achieve best results
  • Deliver innovative solutions for our client partners
  • A team-based environment that is fun

Association Management Companies specialize in managing associations and non-profit organizations, providing leadership and professional management services through experienced staff, best practices and shared resources.  As AMCs manage multiple association and non-profit clients, their experience and knowledge base are broad and substantial, positioning AMCs as the preferred choice for full-service and specialized management services.

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