Businees Roundtable SVP and former U.S. Chamber of Commerce lobbyist to lead group that has ramped up political activity in recent years.
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Few technology trends are as hot at the moment as blockchain and cryptocurrency—a fact not lost on those who want to represent the emerging industry.
In recent years, stakeholders have launched groups to represent a variety of new or emerging industriessuch as online lending, blockchain technology and legalized marijuana. Many new groups ultimately fold, but those that survive do so by proving value to members and staking out their claims as industry leaders, according to two people who spoke to CEO Update about their experience creating associations.
CEO Update chronicles the year with quotes on topics ranging from politics to planning, association staffing, salaries and respect
Dec. 14, 2018
”We’re taking the approach that you can do almost any job out of the office, given the technology we have today.”
—Alethia Baggett, Chief Human Resources Officer, American Bankers Association, on ABA’s new telework policy, January 5
Group seeks grandfathering of compensation under contracts signed before new tax law, or revised rules on 457(f) plan benefits.
Execs who served in or lobbied Bush administration in 1980s and ’90s remember a man far different than public image.
Dozens of leaders at some of the largest and most influential associations announced they would retire or change jobs in 2018.
Dec. 14, 2018
Mork to exit IT group
Stan Mork will retire as president of the $1M-revenue Information Technology Alliance in August 2019, the Raleigh, N.C.-based association announced Dec. 6.
Documents filed by tax-exempt organizations for fiscal years 2016 or 2017 show compensation for several high-level staff in the seven-figure range.
Jeff Joseph to succeed Ken Wasch as head of Software & Information Industry Association at the start of 2019.