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.
Ralph Petta is the President and CEO of ELFA, the premier trade association representing 550+ member organizations in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. He is also President of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is the trade association that represents companies in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, which includes financial services companies and manufacturers engaged in financing capital goods.
CEO Barbara Byrd Keenan, FASAE, CAE, has led the Endocrine Society as the organization has developed and begun implementing a new strategic plan, expanded global leadership in education and advocacy, repositioned its suite of publications, and won numerous awards. The Endocrine Society is devoted to advancing hormone research, excellence in the clinical practice of endocrinology, broadening understanding of the critical role it plays in health, advocating on behalf of the global endocrinology community.
A lifelong fisherman and boating enthusiast, Glenn Hughes was named president of the American Sportfishing Association in April 2018, joining the association in 2013 as Vice President for Industry Relations. Prior to joining ASA, Glenn spent more than 20 years in central Florida as VP/Group Publisher of the Bonnier Marine Group. The American Sportfishing Association is the trade association that represents the interests of the sportfishing industry and the entire recreational fishing community.
Richard Yep is the Chief Executive Officer of ACA and the organization’s representative to the United Nations Non-Governmental Organization. He is dedicated to ethical leadership and supporting diversity and inclusion. The American Counseling Association promotes the professional development of counselors, advocates for counselors, works to ensure that all who seek counseling receive ethical, culturally-inclusive treatment, and is the largest member organization of professional counselors in the world.
Sarah Zolad is the founder of Mission|Outcome, with over 25 years of experience founding, managing and working with nonprofits. She enjoys solving problems and finding ways to make your organization work better and do better. She loves facilitating change and believes it can be a force for good. Mission|Outcome is an organization that helps nonprofits, b corporations, and other corporate social responsibility programs grow and respond to our changing world.
Amy is dedicated to educating and supporting organizations in using technology to create meaningful community engagement and make lasting change. Whether it is by connecting individuals, organizations, campaigns, or possibilities, Amy hopes to facilitate the nonprofit technology sector transitioning into a movement-based force for positive change. NTEN envisions a more just and engaged world where all nonprofits use technology skillfully and confidently to meet community needs and fulfill their missions.
John Snook is the Executive Director of the Treatment Advocacy Center and one of 14 national experts appointed by the HHS to guide a new federal initiative to better serve those with serious mental illness. The Treatment Advocacy Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness by promoting laws, policies and practices for improved delivery of psychiatric care for severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses.
As President/CEO of EDmarket, Jim McGarry’s wealth of knowledge and expertise in manufacturing and distribution in commercial and education spaces has served the Education Market Association (EDmarket) well since 2011. Mission Statement: The Education Market Association represents, connects, and serves people who want to succeed in the education market by providing events, opportunities, resources and leadership to those serving education.
Michael Fraser has served as ASTHO's CEO since August 2016. Prior to joining ASTHO, he served as the Executive Vice President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. He was also CEO of AMCHP and Deputy Executive Director of NACCHO. ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. territories and freely associated states, and Washington, D.C., and the over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ.
Deb Delisle is the Executive Director and CEO of ASCD. During her career, she has also served as a teacher, gifted education specialist, curriculum director, elementary school principal, district associate superintendent, superintendent, state superintendent, university instructor and as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education. ASCD is a nonprofit dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.
Doug Fridsma, MD, Ph.D., FACP, FACMI, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of AMIA, a membership society representing 5400 professional and student informaticians and their interests and activities in academe, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Fridsma is an expert in informatics, interoperability, standards, and health IT (including meaningful use). AMIA is a community committed to the vision of a world where informatics transforms people’s care.
Veta T. Richardson is president & CEO of ACC, where her priorities are to expand ACC’s global footprint and solidify ACC’s position as the preeminent voice for in-house counsel worldwide. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the largest global legal association dedicated exclusively to in-house counsel and promotes the common professional and business interests of its more than 43,000 members at over 10,000 corporations and organizations in 85 countries.
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health welcomed Dr. Laura Magaña Valladares as the new President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2017. ASPPH is the voice of accredited academic public health, representing schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration for academic public health.
Thomas W. Smith III, ENV SP, CAE, F.ASCE, is the executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has been a dedicated member of ASCE for more than 25 years and is a civil engineer by training. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries.
Kim Mills is senior communications advisor for the American Psychological Association. She is responsible for the strategic planning and high-level coordination of APA’s public messaging and interface with the media. She joined APA in 2007. The American Psychological Association, in Washington, D.C., is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA's membership includes nearly 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students.