About Schott Management Group 


Association Management

Schott Management Group, LLC (SMG) is a professional services firm established in 1989.  SMG provides a broad range of both general and individualized management services to corporate and non-profit organizations.  For 25 years, SMG has worked with and managed non-profit associations and 501(c)3 foundations.  Our work with the associations is broad-based and includes:

  • Fully equipped, premier office space near Washington Dulles Airport
  • Budget-driven project manager
  • Experience in grant writing and proposal development
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Expertise in turn-around situations to build a strong financial and customer service base
  • Board of Directors Meeting preparation, attendance and post-meeting follow through
  • Organization By-Laws administration
  • Website & server management
  • Membership relations, maintenance and dues invoicing
  • Creation of non-dues sources of revenue
  • Annual meeting, regional symposium & convention planning and implementation
  • Full-service accounting services

Continuing Education Accreditation

Since January 2006, SMG has served as an independent contractor to corporate clients in the ophthalmic industry to facilitate the application process, and the necessary follow-through required to obtain accreditation for continuing education credit for educational courses. We have experience with Optometry, Opticianry and Allied Health Personnel Accreditations.


 SMG has extensive experience in securing approval by accreditation organizations.  These agencies include:


·         State optometry medical boards

·         State licensing boards in opticianry

·         American Board of Opticianry (ABO)

·         National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE)

·         The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)

·         Canadian Provincial Agencies 

·         The Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)







Tina Schott ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) is President of Schott Management Group.  Tina has over 20 years experience in senior level association positions, and has held responsibility for every facet of association  development  and management.  As part of her formal education, she completed a three-year program in  Association Management  at the Institute for Organization Management at the University of Delaware.  She has  spent the majority of her  professional career in the allied health industry for non-profits, working with opticianry  and optometric interests.  She is  an active member of the American Society of Association Executives, the    Professional Convention Management  Association and the National Association for the Self-Employed.





    Alexander Beard is Meetings & Convention Manager for Schott Management Group.