Bob Moore, CAE, is a Certified Association Executive with almost 20 years of association management experience. Moore currently serves as the first chief operating officer of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, a 30,000 member association.
Previously, Bob served as the first executive director for the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA), an amalgamation of technology trade organizations representing more than 22,000 technology-related companies across North America where he grew membership and non-dues revenue by more than 25%. He has also served as vice president for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), an 18,000-member association. At IFT he and his team worked with the Board and 2,000 volunteers annually overseeing the development and implementation of the society’s content, community and certification strategies and programs.
Previously, Bob worked with a variety of associations, including technology user groups, as associate director of education at SmithBucklin Corp., the world’s largest association management company. Bob also worked as the director of community-based initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics, a 60,000-member professional society, where he secured several million dollars in grants, facilitated grantee best practice sharing, and supported policy development for children with special health care needs.
Bob received a B.S. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Illinois State University and an M.A. degree in Organizational Communications from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) scholar with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).