Beth Maser

CEO | Knowledge Management Expert | Chief Bottle Washer

"HAI is adept at proactively reading our target markets, and we're continually raising the level of the value we deliver. We are agile, imaginative, and we respond to our clients' needs for solutions quickly and effectively.”

Work at HAI

Beth Maser is a recognized senior executive and subject matter expert in knowledge management and brings decades of leadership and digital media expertise from her work in commercial and government markets. As CEO of History Associates, Beth leads the company's growth strategy focused on major industry segments including government, legal, commercial, and associations and nonprofits. Beth and her team are delivering distinct service offerings to clients with expanded capabilities in digitization, culture heritage, litigation research, and advanced uses of technology. Together with her HAI team and strategic partners, Beth helps clients leverage opportunities from historical information and analysis to find creative ways to engage audiences of all types and add value to top and bottom lines.

Path to HAI

Beth's experience includes managing high-profile projects for the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, USAID Knowledge Services Center, ABC News, and Fortune 500 companies and law firms. Leading multi-skilled teams, she helped to source, organize, and apply information in strategic and innovative ways. Before joining History Associates, she was the Director of Records and Information Systems at PPC, a management consulting firm, where she quadrupled the firm's knowledge management services to $17M. As the Senior Director of Professional Services for an INC 500 Information Services firm, she led teams of professionals to win and execute corporate and government contracts valued at more than $15M annually.

Beth also founded and managed two organizations—University Ventures, a consulting operation, and Semantic Staffing, a boutique information management services recruiting firm. She is an active member of several professional organizations and engages with the UMD iLEAD Council and the Corporate Council of the National Archives Foundation.

Beth is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Beth also holds an MA in History and Public Policy from George Washington University and a BA in History from Washington University. She maintains a strong network of industry contacts and is also active in several DC-area organizations and nonprofits.