Professional Photographers of America


Professional Photographers of America

Formerly known as the Photographers' Association of America. PPA's mission is to creating a vibrant community of successful professional photographers by providing education, resources and industry standards of excellence. Membership: $288-$323 (Professional Active); $211-$246 (Additional Active); $159-$194 (Aspiring); $79 (Student); $185-$220 (Canadian); $170 (International); $35 (Life); $88 (Retired).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
PPA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Arts, The, Photography, Art/Art Museums, Graphic Arts
Year Founded:
1869
Address:
229 Peachtree St. NE
Suite 2300 Atlanta, GA 30303
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Email:
Staff:
63
Volunteers:
213
Members:
Over 30,000 professional photographers
Certification Programs:
CPP; CEP


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $11,941,991


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
4.14%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income
 
Miscellaneous revenue
 
Other

Total expenses: $9,932,163


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-0.10%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Insurance
 
Advertising and promotion
 
Other

Total assets: $33,542,112


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
10.72%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Other assets
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $3,398,750


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-10.72%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 10,319,311
Investment income 839,817
Miscellaneous revenue 510,090
Sales of non-inventory assets 260,641
Royalties 12,132
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$11,941,991

1-yr growth
4.14%
Program service revenue
Investment income
Miscellaneous revenue
Sales of non-inventory assets
Royalties

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 1,849,338
Insurance 1,337,480
Advertising and promotion 1,120,702
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 1,013,377
Conferences, conventions, meetings 1,005,097
Other expenses 597,738
Office expenses 570,535
Information technology 541,362
Travel 429,403
Occupancy 309,559
Other employee benefits 292,140
Other fees 240,197
Investment management fees 191,107
Payroll taxes 168,418
Pension plan contributions 88,934
Legal fees 77,961
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 39,716
Accounting fees 34,378
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 24,721
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Royalties 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Total Expenses:

$9,932,163

1-yr growth
-0.10%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Insurance
Advertising and promotion
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other expenses
Office expenses
Information technology
Travel
Occupancy
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 25,064,709
Other assets 3,823,277
Cash -- non-interest bearing 3,771,375
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 733,676
Accounts receivable 102,631
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 46,444
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Savings and temporary cash investments 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Total Assets:

$33,542,112

1-yr growth
10.72%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Other assets
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Accounts receivable
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 3,141,864
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 256,886
Other liabilities 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
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$3,398,750

1-yr growth
-10.72%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 30,143,362
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$30,143,362

1-yr growth
13.62%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Abby Daughtry Coordinator, Program Administration, Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Amanda Arnold Associate Editor Publications ...X
Andre Johnson Office Administrator Administration ...X
Angela Kurkian Director, Education Education ...X
Audrey Wancket President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Becky Young Project Manager, Information Technology Computer/Information Technology ...X
Bethany Clark Interactive Specialist, Marketing Marketing ...X
Bridget Jackson Manager, Studio Management Services Senior Executive ...X
Bryan Dion Senior Software Developer Computer/Information Technology ...X
Carla Plouin Director, Marketing and Communications Communications/Public Relations, Marketing ...X
Chris Homer Senior Executive Officer and Web Specialist Computer/Information Technology ...X
Christian Wall Graphic Designer Computer/Information Technology, Marketing ...X
David Trust CAE Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Government Relations ...X
Debbie Borden Controller Administration, Finance ...X
Debbie Todd Art Director Senior Executive ...X
Emilee Baum Manager, Research Research ...X
Fiona Corbett Director, Events Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Gerard Wright Manager, Member Experience Membership ...X
Gregory Aide Manager, Production Operations, Senior Executive ...X
Gregory Daniel Vice President Board Member, Finance ...X
James Yates Specialist, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Jane Gaboury Director, Publications Publications ...X
Joan Sherwood Senior Editor Publications ...X
Jordan Bradford Member Value and Recruitment Specialist Membership ...X
Julia Boyd Director, Certification Education ...X
Kim Calloway Manager, Creative Services Communications/Public Relations, Senior Executive ...X
Kristen Hartman Director, Member Value and Experience Membership ...X
Krystle Campbell Coordinator, Member Value Membership ...X
Leanne Bradley Manager, Advertising Services Education, Marketing ...X
Lorraine Banker Controller Finance ...X
Marina Anderson Sales Representative, Central and Eastern Regions Marketing ...X
Mary Fisk-Taylor Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Melissa Rybak Representative, Sales Marketing ...X
Monique Martin Office Manager Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Richard Newell Manager, IPC Conventions/Meetings ...X
Scott Kurkian CAE, CPA Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer Finance, Operations ...X
Scott Morgan Director, Information Technology Computer/Information Technology ...X
Sharon Palmer Manager, Events Conventions/Meetings ...X
Stephen Thetford Chairman Board Member, Chairman of the Board, Executive Director ...X
Tiffani Bell Board Secretary Administration, Board Member ...X
Travis Orton Producer and Studio Manager Senior Executive ...X
Victoria Person Manager, Government Affairs Government Relations, LDA Contact ...X
Wayne Jones Director, Sales and Strategic Alliances Marketing ...X
Wilda Oken Director, Human Resources Administration, Human Resources ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2016Imaging USA Convention & Expo Nashville , TN , United States Gaylord Hotels Resorts and Convention Centers-Nashville January 31 February 2   Convention Center, Golf...X
2015  San Antonio , CA , United States   January 18 January 20    ...X
2015Imaging USA Convention & Expo Nashville , TN , United States Gaylord Hotels Resorts and Convention Centers-Nashville February 1 February 3 10000 attendees Convention Center, Golf...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Professional Photographer MagazinemonthlyYes...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

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

2019 Q4: $0
2019 Q3: $0
2019 Q2: $0
2019 Q1: $0
2018: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
The Nickles Group LLCTermination 08/31/2015 ...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 
The Nickles Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $40,000 ...X
The Nickles Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $40,000 ...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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