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.
Before becoming CEO of NRCA, Reid Ribble served six years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Additionally, he was president of his own roofing company in Kaukauna, Wis., for 30 years and devoted 25 years of service to NRCA. Founded in 1886, the National Roofing Contractors Association is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy.
Pete Pearson is a Sr. Director at WWF leading work on food loss & waste, helping businesses and communities understand agriculture’s impact on wildlife and habitat conservation. WWF is the world’s leading conservation organization and has been protecting the future of nature. Richard Tracy is an international development professional with proven leadership and mentoring abilities. GCCA's mission is to forge a universally strong cold chain where products retain quality and safety through each li
Chris Jahn is president & CEO of TFI, working to represent and protect a prosperous fertilizer industry through legislative and regulatory activities. Chris also serves as president of the Nutrients for Life Foundation. The Fertilizer Institute is the voice of the fertilizer industry, acting as an advocate for fair regulation and legislation, a consistent source for trusted information and data, a networking agent, and an outlet to publicize industry initiatives in safety and environmental stewardship.
As CEO of AALU, Marc Cadin is the chief advocate and spokesman for advisors who offer financial security to 75 million American families. Cadin started with AALU in 2000 and has been CEO since 2018. Every day, Marc wakes up and thinks about how he can better serve the financial security advisor and broader profession. Since 1957, AALU has been the leading organization of financial professionals who provide life insurance and retirement planning solutions for individuals, families, and businesses.
Neil Sumilas is Vice President of NCFP, where he oversees financial operations, strategic planning, staffing and personnel, and board relations. Prior to that, he was an independent consultant and previously served as Managing Director of the German Marshall Fund. NCFP is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to families who give and those that work with them, providing research, expertise, and networking opportunities to inspire giving families on their philanthropic journey.
Tamela Blalock is a Client Director at the association management company Interel; in that role, she also serves as the executive director of SoWH. The Section on Women's Health is a federated independent association affiliated with the American Physical Therapy Association. SoWH is a 3,450+-member professional association for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and DPT students working within and advocating for vital areas of women’s and men’s health.
Christine McEntee, AGU’s Executive Director/CEO, has been orchestrating major changes since 2010. McEntee has guided AGU through a realignment that reflects the programs and goals of its strategic plan, built strategic partnerships with allied Earth science organizations in the US and internationally; modernized AGU’s journals and publication; and broadened use of social media to reach members. The purpose of the AGU is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.
Jim Coon has led the Government Affairs and Advocacy operations for AOPA, since 2014. With over 3 decades of experience working with Congress and the aviation industry, he is responsible for the strategic implementation of the AOPA’s political, legislative, and regulatory initiatives. For 80 years, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has protected the freedom to fly. AOPA is the largest aviation community in the world and continues to work every day to make flying more affordable, safe, and fun.
Greg Kihlström is a Customer Experience Strategy expert, SVP Experience at Yes&, Author of The Agile Brand, and host of The Agile World podcast available on iTunes and other channels. Yes& is a performance-driven marketing agency with national clients based in the Washington DC region.
In this episode of TTN Insights, Ernesto and Mickey talk about website assessment and go through the steps in website maintenance, the process of resolving issues and the importance of regular checkups. 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 new segment of Through The Noise.
Nathan R. Monell, CAE currently serves as executive director of National PTA, the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer child advocacy association. Throughout his entire career, Monell has pushed to help improve the lives of individuals who are often marginalized by multiple life factors. National PTA comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to making a difference for the education, health, safety and well-being of every child.
Tom Cove is the President and CEO of SFIA, where he represents the interests of their members and oversees initiatives to promote sports participation & safety, health & fitness, international trade, and product standards, and serves as liaison to international and national sports federations and government agencies. The Sports & Fitness Industry Association is the trade association of leading industry sports and fitness brands, suppliers, retailers and partners.
Waxman has dedicated her career to tackling strategic and policy issues in the areas of international labor, human trafficking, refugee rights, and human security with services in the government, private and nonprofit sectors. The FLA combines the efforts of business, civil society orgs, colleges and universities to protect workers and improve working conditions by promoting international standards and helping businesses meet them. Edit: Consumer Federation of America should be National Consumers Leagu
Sean Tipton heads up the DC Office for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine serving as the organization’s Chief Advocacy, Police, and Development Officer. In that role, he oversees the government and media relations as well as fundraising for the organization. ASRM is an individual member professional medical society for physicians and others specializing in reproductive medicine and infertility.
Kraig Conrad is CEO of the National Contract Management Association. As a high-energy, results-proven visionary with over 20 years of association leadership experience, Kraig has played a critical role in helping numerous organizations grow within their markets. NCMA is the association that provides training, development, and certifications that enable its members to master today's challenges and create tomorrow's opportunities. NCMA is the world’s leading professional resource for contract managers.