Through the Noise
Summary: Through the Noise is a podcast that explores the hurdles, solutions, and the process of cultivating success for organizations, through conversations with CEOs, executive directors, entrepreneurs, authors, and consultants.
Ceci Connolly worked 25 years as a journalist, including 13 years at the Washington Post, and is the co-author of Landmark: America’s New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All. She also worked at the McKinsey Center for Health Reform, PwC’s Health Research Institute, was a former Board member of Whitman-Walker Health; and is a founding member of Women of Impact. The ACHP represents the nation’s top-performing nonprofit health plans to improve affordability and outcomes in the health care sys
Donna Grande, MGA, is the CEO of ACPM and a passionate advocate for health. She has over 25 years of experienced leadership, developing innovative programs and integrative strategies, communicating ideas, and managing/directing campaigns and programs to achieve measurable outcomes. ACPM is a professional, medical society of more than 2,000 physicians dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of individuals, families, communities and populations through disease prevention and health promotion.
Kevin Hagan is CEO of Thrive Impact and former CEO of Feed the Children & the American Diabetes Association. Tucker Wannamaker is co-founder and chief strategist of Thrive Impact and seasoned fundraising and marketing professional. Thrive Impact, a nonprofit turnaround firm that helps leaders find their unique value and energize their nonprofits.
Rhian Evans Allvin serves as the CEO of NAEYC since 2013. During her tenure, NAEYC has successfully completed a dramatic structural transformation to better serve members; exert strong policy and advocacy leadership; and streamline their early childhood program accreditation system. NAEYC is the largest national professional association for early childhood educators. Its mission is to promote high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research.
Holly Wade is the director of research and policy analysis for NFIB, where she provides analysis on public policy issues and economic trends affecting small business. The National Federation of Independent Business is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals.
Bernie Lee is a former mortgage banking consultant and teacher who wants to help people understand the world better through economic thinking, particularly in regard to international affairs.
Stefano Bertuzzi is CEO of ASM and previously served as Executive Director for the American Society for Cell Biology, Director of the Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communications at the National Institute of Mental Health & as a science policy advisor to NIH Director, Dr. Zerhouni. With over 30,000 members, including researchers, educators and health professionals, the American Society for Microbiology is one of the largest life science societies, promoting and advancing the microbial sciences.
Swonger is the President & CEO of Distilled Spirits Council and Responsibility.Org. He served as senior VP for global government relations at Smiths Group and spent 15 years in the spirits industry. Distilled Spirits Council is the leading voice for distilled spirits in the U.S. market and serves as the industry’s advocate in the US and around the globe. Responsibility.org is a national not-for-profit, that works to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking, and promotes responsible alcohol choice
In this episode of TTN Insights, Ernesto and Mickey talk about changing systems, adding software features, estimating the cost of new projects, and how organizations should evaluate the worth of doing so. Every so often, Ernesto Gluecksmann and Mickey Panayiotakis sit down and talk about digital security, new software, technologies, trends, regulations that may impact leaders of organizations. Listen to their Insights on this segment of Through The Noise.
Susan has been in public relations since opening the doors of News Generation in 1997. She is active in a number of public relations associations, including PRSA-NCC and WWPR. News Generation is an issue-driven media relations services company specializing in using broadcast media techniques to earn media placements for associations, non-profits, government agencies, and clients of public relations firms. Their number one goal is to pitch credible, newsworthy information to stations and networks.
Shawn E. Boynes, FASAE, CAE, has over 20 years association management experience and is Executive Director of the American Association for Anatomy, since 2013. In 2019 he led AAA through a name change -to better position the scientific discipline of anatomy- and comprehensive rebranding which required not just Board support but membership approval. AAA serves as the professional home for an international community of biomedical researchers and educators focused on the discipline of anatomical sciences.
Mark Parkinson is the President and CEO of AHCA. He previously served as the 45th Governor of the State of Kansas, and prior to that was the owner and operator of long term care facilities in Kansas and Missouri. As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, the American Health Care Association represents over 13,700 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living centers, advocating for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans.
Scientist-practitioner, clinical and community psychologist and health care innovator Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, is CEO of APA. He assumed this post in 2017 after spending 12 years as commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Service. APA is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the US. APA works to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve lives.
Dr. Alicia Juarrero is Co-Founder and CEO of VectorAnalytica, a tech startup that develops platforms for epidemiological surveillance worldwide. She is also the author of MIT-published Dynamics in Action, Intentional Behavior as a Complex System, one of the foundational texts exploring philosophical implications of complexity and chaos theories. VectorAnalytica designs and develops IT solutions to monitor, track, anticipate, and contain mosquito- and other vector-borne diseases worldwide.
Dr. Penso is president & CEO at AMGA, a trade association leading the transformation of health care in the US. As a physician-executive, he uses his experience from the front lines as a primary care provider and from the boardroom as a C-Suite executive to direct AMGA’s advocacy, clinical, research, consulting, and membership efforts. AMGA is a national trade association representing multispecialty medical groups and integrated systems of care that are responsible for delivering care to 1 in 3 American