NCAIS is fortunate to have a strong base of sponsors who bring our schools valuable products and services and help to underwrite the cost of our events.  We are most appreciative of the financial support these sponsors have generously provided and are proud to have them as a part of our Association community.




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FACTS and RenWeb
are committed to enhancing the financial stability and affordability of educational institutions while making more educational dreams possible for families and students. FACTS and RenWeb offer a comprehensive suite of services to over 12,700 schools and 3 million families that include actively managed payment plans, financial aid assessment, electronic forms (eForms), RenWeb’s integrated online application/online enrollment, donor services (Donor Connect) and RenWeb Learning Management, a fully-integrated Learning Management System that enhances the learning experience for teachers and students.


First American Education Finance specializes in serving the unique needs of educational institutions across the U.S. First American Education Finance provides competitive leasing, financing and asset management solutions to help you budget for and manage new technologies and equipment. As experts in the education community, First American is intimately familiar with the needs and challenges of education institutions across the country. 

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At FLIKwe're committed to delivering quality food service. Our successful partnership with independent school communities is based on our philosophy: Nourishing a Brighter Future.  We go above and beyond by offering nutrition education programs that empower students to make healthy choices on a daily basis. By providing wholesome meals in conjunction with nutrition education, we're equipping students with the tools needed to live a happy, healthy life.


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Foresters Financial Services, Inc. provides everyday families and individuals with financial solutions, guidance and tools, to meet their needs across all life stages. Our financial representatives offer personalized service combined with a solid, long-term approach and fresh thinking, to help you:

  • save and invest for retirement, education and other life events
  • create retirement income strategies
  • protect the ones you love
  • plan your legacy

Our strong, client-first culture means that you will work with a financial professional who is among the best trained in the business, combining a solid financial approach with fresh thinking—and who uses expertise and personalized attention to help develop the solutions that make sense for you at every stage of your life.

Our goal is to build solid relationships and long-term value to help you grow, protect and enjoy what you have—by making sure your financial strategies work as hard as you do.

You can also take pride in knowing that you are part of Foresters™, an international financial services provider that gives back to the community and cares deeply about family well-being. Each year Foresters organizes thousands of community activities, providing financial contributions and hands-on volunteerism in support of charitable partners that make a meaningful and lasting impact in local communities.

Together, we can help you achieve financial and family well-being—now and tomorrow, this generation and the next.

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GreerWalker LLP provides assurance, tax and business advisory services to a diversified client base of privately held middle market companies and not-for-profit organizations doing business throughout the Carolinas. Affiliates include GreerWalker Wealth Management and GreerWalker Corporate Finance.


Guidebook is the global leader in mobile apps for events and places, making it easy and inexpensive to create elegant, feature-rich mobile guides in minutes to engage your audience on all devices. Whether you want to eliminate printing, update content in real-time, or keep your community engaged on the go, Guidebook can help you go mobile without coding or hiring a developer.

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ISM is the industry leader in private/independent school consulting. We bring our 33 years of experience in thousands of schools to our clients through workshops, publications, on-site consulting, and risk management. 

 MISBO, founded in 1976 and restructured in 1998 as Mid-South Independent School Business Officers, is a non-profit, professional association of over 300 independent schools in the Southeast Region of the United States.  MISBO provides its members opportunities for collective purchasing, information sharing and professional development.  Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, MISBO serves all aspects of the business operations of independent schools.  For more information please visit


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New Oasis International Education Inc provides a private high school network that empowers students to enroll directly in the nation’s most competitive private day schools based on their specific strengths and requirements. New Oasis students complete course work in their choice of academic areas and study and participate in a multitude of extra-curricular activities alongside similarly qualified American students. The academic curriculum offered through our partner schools includes a wide variety of general, honors, Advanced Placement and College level courses that both inspire and challenge students.


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Founded in Greensboro, NC, in 1927, Senn Dunn has been protecting individuals and their businesses for over 85 years. Through in-depth experience and personalized service, we’ve grown to be the largest independent agency across the Carolinas with offices in Greensboro, High Point, Raleigh, Wilmington and Charlotte. We are proud to be part of the Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company (MMA) making Senn Dunn one of over 30 prestigious, internationally-linked agencies capable of offering insurance coverage to our clients on six continents worldwide through the resources of Marsh, Inc.


Get better business tools with the best value.  Serving companies from start-ups to national enterprises, Spectrum Business has a wide variety of Internet, Voice, and TV services—many with Free features that will save you money every month. We help businesses of all sizes be more productive—at pricing that makes sense for your budget.


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Since 1902, Southern  Teachers Agency has helped  schools find superior teachers  and administrators.  We are  proud to be the one and only agency dedicated to serving independent schools in the South.  Our knowledge of our candidates and our reputation for integrity inspires almost 600 schools to list thousands of positions with STA every year.  Your students deserve the best . . . so call on STA for all your recruitment needs.



Edifice General Contractors is proud to help build the structures that train our future generations. Though we boast a diverse portfolio in all major construction markets, we have completed over four (4) million square feet of educational buildings serving kindergarten classrooms to college campuses. Since 1978, Edifice has built its reputation on a simple philosophy: To attend to the needs of our clients, express concern for our employee’s well being, take care of our business partners, and give back to the community by helping those in need. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Edifice is consistently ranked as one of North Carolina’s Top 100 privately owned companies by Grant Thornton, LLP. Along with past awards for our philanthropic involvement in the community, Edifice is also listed as a top contractor in publications including ENR Southeast, Business North Carolina, and the Charlotte Business Journal.



George K. Baum & Company is the #1 financial advisor to independent schools across the nation.  Our Firm helps administrators and volunteer leaders make sound financial decisions on behalf of their schools.  We evaluate existing debt portfolios and raise capital for new projects.  Regardless of your financial challenges, GKB has the depth of knowledge, the breadth of experience and the analytical prowess to empower your decisions.


Start saving valuable time by choosing Savers Admininstrative Services to handle payroll, HR, and benefits for your company. Savers Admin is a third party administrator with the resources and expertise to handle the complexities and regulatory issues that company owners and HR professionals face daily.  Savers Admin is the knowledgeable, responsive HR partner on which smart companies depend. You’ll appreciate the care we take in getting to know you, your business and your employees. That understanding enables us to provide the guidance, information, and customized services you need – when you need them. Count on Savers Admin to operate as a seamless extension of your internal resources and to seek out every opportunity to create efficiencies for your organization.

WGM Design Inc is an architectural and master planning firm that specializes in independent school projects, having completed work for 15 schools throughout the Carolinas.







 A.W.G. Dewar, Inc is the originator of the Tuition Refund Plan. This insurance assists both schools and parents to cope with student withdrawals and dismissals.

Constangy Brooks & Smith represents employers only, including many public and independent schools and colleges, in all aspects of labor and employment law, employee benefits and organizational matters.



At Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, we are dedicated to breakthrough ideas that create a better future.  We believe that the collaboration of diverse people from many fields of design is a powerful source of breakthrough ideas. That’s why we’re committed to building an increasingly diverse firm, made up of people with different areas of expertise, from different cultures and generations, with different talents, experiences and passions – because we believe that it is at those intersections where the next great ideas will emerge.  If you ask people at Little what keeps us excited about coming to work each day, you’ll hear that it’s the people, our culture and the chance to be part of creating a better future through our work.

Paragon Bank, with offices in Raleigh, Cary, and Charlotte, NC, provides a private banking experience to businesses and individuals.  The bank’s commercial focus is on operating companies, professional firms, and nonprofit organizations with revenues under $100 million. These are organizations often overlooked, underserved, or passed from one lender to another at other banks. Paragon also focuses on serving the private banking needs of executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, and other individuals desiring an extraordinary client experience that is rarely available at other financial institutions.  Paragon’s commitment to delivering an extraordinary client experience is built on the philosophy that clients deserve well prepared, experienced bankers who are present and fully available, and proactive about helping clients achieve their goals.

Veritas Collaborative, in Durham, NC, Richmond, VA, and Atlanta, GA, is a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders. Providing a range of services for individuals of all ages, Veritas offers inpatient, acute residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Veritas Collaborative’s multidisciplinary treatment teams deliver individualized, evidence-based care in a gender-diverse and inclusive environment. At every turn, Veritas focuses on ensuring that each patient’s plan of care is cohesive, attainable, sustainable, and geared toward long-term recovery. For more information, visit or call toll free: (855) 875-5812.


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