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Virtual, Inc. President Andy Freed Named to Massachusetts Hospital Association Board of Trustees

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Sept. 23, 2015 – Virtual, Inc. (http://www.virtualmgmt.com), a leading technology-focused association management company, announced that the company’s President, Andrew S. Freed, has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), for a two year term.

MHA is a not-for-profit organization comprised of hospitals and health systems, related organizations and others with a common interest in promoting the good health of the people of Massachusetts. Through public advocacy, education and information, MHA represents the collective interests of its members and supports their efforts to provide high quality, cost-effective and accessible care. Prior to joining Virtual in 2000, Mr. Freed had held the positions of Vice President and CIO at MHA.

“I am honored to be named to the MHA Board. MHA is the leading advocate for hospitals in the Commonwealth, and I’m pleased to have the opportunity to help make the organization even more effective,” said Mr. Freed.

Mr. Freed also serves on the Board of Corporators at Hallmark Health System, a Massachusetts network of medical and health centers, where he has participated on the strategic planning and quality and risk management committees for five years. Mr. Freed is a graduate of Harvard College, and he holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He also serves as President of Harvard’s Varsity Club.

At Virtual, Mr. Freed is at the helm of a staff of 90-plus professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe, who deliver services ranging from finance and accounting to marketing and certification program management. Virtual is differentiated from other association management companies by its senior team’s expertise, its deep standards experience, its technology and marketing savvy, its emphasis on best practices, and its development of innovative association services packages.

 

About Virtual, Inc.

Founded in 1999, Virtual is the leading technology-focused association management company, combining advanced systems, industry best practices and innovation to give smaller and mid-sized associations world-class business operations. Virtual works with technology industry trade associations, standard-setting organizations, industry alliances, professional societies, consortia and forums, providing the full gamut of operational services from strategic counsel to back-office operations.

Virtual was named to The Boston Globe‘s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine‘s list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry. For more information about Virtual, Inc., visit www.virtualmgmt.com, or call +1 781-246-0500.