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Sarah Martis, CAE

Executive Director

Milwaukee Bar Association


Sarah Martis, CAE is a versatile professional in the association community. She blends her entrepreneurial spirit of innovation with strategy borne from experience in delivering unique and highly effective solutions to the associations she works with. She has spent 19 years honing her skills in the association management industry. Sarah cut her teeth at a large association management company and then helped to begin Association Acumen, an association management firm that grew from two employees to over fifteen, and one client to over ten in her nine years at the company. In 2016 Sarah began her first experience as an Executive Director of a stand-alone organization. She has been with the Milwaukee Bar Association, a 2,000 member (and growing!) organization since 2016. Sarah strongly believes in the value of professional authenticity to cut through the noise of the messages that are received by us, our clients and our colleagues on a daily basis.