About Us

Who is Starfish Management Solutions?

Starfish Management Solutions is a full-service company specializing in non-profit and association management. Our services include—but are not limited to--strategic development and implementation, event planning and execution, membership growth, board governance, revenue enhancement, marketing, advocacy, and publication and social media content and ad sales.

Whether your organization is seeking specific short-term or project assistance, operational management, or broad support, we will craft a strategy designed to assist you and your organization in exceeding your goals. Starfish Management Solutions possesses the experience and knowledge to provide a wide array of services for associations and other organizations.  

Our solutions are as infinite as the stars and as varied as the fish in the oceans. 


Meet Your Team

Frances M. Gilbert, CAE has more than 20 years of association management experience and is ready to assist you with finding solutions to the challenges you face.  Fran has extensive experience in all aspects of association management and received her Certified Association Executive designation in 2006.  She is a Board member of the Florida Society of Association Executives (FSAE) and is the 2017-18 Chair-Elect of the FSAE Foundation.

    Fran enjoys writing, hiking, spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and hanging out with her mixed-breed dog, Toby.



Support Team

Starfish Management Solutions has established strong relationships with a variety of service providers to bring their professional expertise to your team.