Disasters drive associations to help members, community

Victims of Hurricane Harvey to be helped by association fundraising efforts and other assistance, with more needs expected from Hurricane Irma. Among the efforts, PMMI—The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies plans to match up to $100,000 of all donations raised online. Other groups tap their members for help.

Strong leaders build a strong team

CEOs say senior staffers must be given room to grow. “I want staff who are independent, entrepreneurial,” said Robert Voltmann of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.