American Association of Cosmetology Schools


American Association of Cosmetology Schools

Formerly (1991) National Association of Cosmetology Schools and (1993) Association of Accredited Cosmetology Schools. AACS's mission is to develop and coordinate the human and technological resources so that members can exchange information about federal state and local issues. Membership: $1,200 (Title IV Funded schools); $225-$600 (Each Additional School for Title IV Funded); $900 (Privately Funded school/Each Additional School For Privately Funded/Partner).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
AACS
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Personal Care/Hygiene, Cosmetics & Cosmetology
Year Founded:
1924
Address:
9927 E. Bell Rd.
Suite 110 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Staff:
14
Volunteers:
86
Members:
300 school owners comprising of over 600 schools


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $1,750,048


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-17.97%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Program service revenue
 
Miscellaneous revenue
 
Other

Total expenses: $1,874,941


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-18.53%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Legal fees
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
 
Other

Total assets: $1,680,354


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
3.70%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $578,550


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
38.83%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

Regional/State Affiliation

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Total contributions 872,999
Program service revenue 617,203
Miscellaneous revenue 169,600
Fundraising income 69,902
Investment income 20,344
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$1,750,048

1-yr growth
-17.97%
Total contributions
Program service revenue
Miscellaneous revenue
Fundraising income
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Legal fees 583,692
Conferences, conventions, meetings 498,402
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 183,793
Compensation for non-officers/directors 163,896
Other expenses 121,500
Travel 54,601
Advertising and promotion 54,436
Office expenses 30,493
Management fees 30,111
Payroll taxes 27,998
Information technology 26,671
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 26,310
Occupancy 18,461
Accounting fees 18,155
Other employee benefits 16,954
Lobbying fees 14,546
Insurance 4,922
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Other fees 0
Royalties 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Pension plan contributions 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Total Expenses:

$1,874,941

1-yr growth
-18.53%
Legal fees
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Other expenses
Travel
Advertising and promotion
Office expenses
Management fees
Payroll taxes
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 858,800
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 366,239
Cash -- non-interest bearing 261,512
Savings and temporary cash investments 109,268
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 76,113
Accounts receivable 8,422
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$1,680,354

1-yr growth
3.70%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Savings and temporary cash investments
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Accounts receivable

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 300,856
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 277,694
Other liabilities 0
Grants payable 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$578,550

1-yr growth
38.83%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 1,101,804
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$1,101,804

1-yr growth
-9.25%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Cathy Koluch Director and Chair, Strategy Committee Board Member, Issue Management/Policy Planning ...X
Geoff Gerard Controller Finance ...X
Gilbert Munoz Manager, Membership Membership ...X
Glen Fernandez Program Manager Membership, Operations ...X
Jim Petrillo Vice Chair Board Member ...X
Kathy Chow Executive Director Executive Director ...X
Keira Orrala Accountant Finance ...X
Kim McIntosh Director Administration, Board Member, Finance ...X
Linda Williams General Manager and Manager, Membership Membership, Senior Executive ...X
Michael L. Halmon MBA Chair Board Member, Chairman of the Board ...X
Mike Vanacore Honorary Vice President Board Member ...X
Neal Heller Director and Chair, Government Relations Committee Board Member, Government Relations ...X
O. David Jackson Interim Executive Director Executive Director, Senior Executive ...X
Sandra Bruce Director, Secretary and Treasurer Administration, Board Member, Finance ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20202020 CEA & AMP Convention Las Vegas , NV , United States Mirage Casino and Hotel June 10 June 13    ...X
20202020 AACS Annual Conference & Expo Houston , TX , United States Royal Sonesta Hotel October 23 October 26    ...X
20192019 CEA & AMP Convention Las Vegas , NV , United States MGM Grand Hotel June 22 June 25   Casino, Convention Center, Golf...X
20192019 AACS Annual Convention & Expo Las Vegas , NV , United States MGM Grand September 27 September 30   Golf...X
20182018 CEA & AMP Annual Convention Las Vegas , NV , United States Hard Rock Hotel and Casino July 14 July 17   Casino...X
20182018 AACS Annual Convention & Expo Orlando , FL , United States Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista October 19 October 22    ...X
2017AACS Annual Convention & Expo 2017 Las Vegas , NV , United States Planet Hollywood October 20 October 23   Golf, Convention Center, Casino...X
2016AACS Annual Convention & Expo 2016 Orlando , FL , United States Hilton Lake Buena Vista November 4 November 7    ...X
2015Spring Operations Conference Phoenix , AZ , United States Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa May 1 May 4    ...X
2015CEA Annual Convention Austin , TX , United States Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol July 24 July 27   Convention Center...X
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Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Beauty LinkquarterlyYes...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q4: $50,000
2019 Q3: $50,000
2019 Q2: $30,000
2019 Q1: $50,000
2018: $150,000


PAC Details

Name: American Association Of Cosmetology Schools Political Action Committee (Aacs PAC)



FEC ID: C00656546



Last updated: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Akerman, LLPTermination 03/31/2019 ...X
Duane Morris LLPRegistration 05/01/2019 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $50,000 ...X
Duane Morris LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $130,000 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $150,000 ...X
AKERMAN LLP LOBBYING/LEGAL2017 $222,964 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $180,000 ...X
AKERMAN LLP LEGAL LOBBYING2016 $263,920 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $220,000 ...X
AVENTURA A PREMIER CATERING COMPANY CATERING SERVICES2016 $120,330 ...X
AKERMAN LLP LEGAL LOBBYING SERVICES2015 $251,333 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $250,000 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $220,000 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $220,000 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 $200,000 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $210,000 ...X
Akerman, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2010 - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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